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Conversation

Conversation

Who should take this course?

This program will help you improve your fluency and conversation skills in English. Two field-trips per month are integrated into the language learning curriculum. For a more intensive conversation program, try our Conversation and Fluency Program. All levels of 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).

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

  • January 6 - 31

  • February 3 - 28
  • March 3 - 28
  • April 7 - May 1
  • May 5 - 30
  • June 30 - July 25
  • August 4 - 29
  • September 2 - 26
  • September 29 - October 24
  • October 27 - November 21
  • November 24 - December 19

Program Schedule:

  • Monday - Friday

  • 10 hours per week plus 2 field trips

  • Schedule varies depending on English level

Note: This is a part-time English language program and does not meet the requirements to obtain the I-20 for the F-1 student visa.

Cost (In U.S. Dollars):

Application Fee: $150 (nonrefundable)

FedEx fee: $50 (optional, but recommended)
2014 Tuition: $1,400

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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