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Business English

Business English

Who should take this course?

This is a program for serious students who want to improve English fluency through business content studies. High-intermediate, and advanced English proficiency may take this program. Student's English proficiency is determined during orientation at the time the student arrives to UC San Diego English Language Institute (ELI). Students who do not have the required English level proficiency for this program will take either Academic English (intermediate levels only) or Conversation Plus (beginner, low-intermediate, and intermediate levels).

2014 Dates (click here for complete list of program dates):

  • June 30 - July 25

  • August 4 - 29

Program Schedule:

  • Monday-Friday

  • 25 hours per week

  • Schedule varies depending on level and courses chosen

Required Courses:

Be prepared to work in teams while improving presentation skills, negotiating, meeting skills, business vocabulary, and business writing while surveying topics such as:

  • American Business

  • Marketing

  • Finance

  • International Trade

  • Management

  • Human Resources

This program includes expert guest speakers and visits to local businesses. Guest speaker dates and company visits vary according to availability.

Cost (In U.S. Dollars):

Application Fee: $150 (nonrefundable)

FedEx fee: $50 (optional, but recommended)
2014 Tuition: $2,200

International Student Service Fee: $140
Books/Materials: Approximately $150-175

(Payment for all books and instructional materials CANNOT be made in advance and are to be purchased upon arrival at UC San Diego.)
Apply Now! Click here for the 2014 International Programs application.

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