The California State University, East Bay Intensive English Program features:
Intensive English Program
*Intensive English Program
|$150 one-time application fee & each time deferring or changing program|
|Student Health Services Fee / Semester||$193|
*If you're planning to study more than 1 session (8 weeks), you have an option to pay for a full Fall or Spring semester (16 weeks) at a discounted price ($5,000) or pay for a single 8-week session ($2,800).
Students are given their class schedules based on their results of the English placement tests given during the orientation. The length of the program depends on the student's level of English upon arrival and academic progress.
The curriculum consists of a required Core Program of 3 courses:
It is mandatory for students to take one course from a variety of Content classes at all levels, along with the core program. These courses are designed to help students practice learning typical first year university content in English. Electives include such courses as American Culture, Business English, Community Services, Current Events, IELTS Preparation, Hospitality Management, Pronunciation, and University Preparation Program.
All new students may be required to take the supplemental program Bay Area Experience, a weekly off-campus activities to encourage English use outside the classroom.
University Preparation Advising Workshop is offered to provide university degree counseling and admission advising and preparation for undergraduate and graduate studies at CSUEB.
|Morning||Core Skills||Communication Skills||Core Skills||Communication Skills||Core Skills|
|Lunch Break||Lunch Break||Lunch Break||Lunch Break||Lunch Break|
|Afternoon||Reading Skills||Content Class||Reading Skills||Bay Area Experience||Reading Skills|
|Speaking Partner Program||Speaking Partner Program||Social Activity||Speaking Partner Program||Social Activity|
Students who plan to enter a university graduate program at Cal State East Bay or other university in the United States should take courses in the Intensive English Program. Based on the results of their initial placement, students who receive permission from the ALP Director may have the option of taking such courses as: