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English Language Studies Courses

UCSD Extension's English Language Institute (ELI) offers a wide range of academic and professional development courses. Emphasis is placed on research and business writing, conversation and oral presentation, and grammar and vocabulary. Our courses are intended for non-native speakers who want to refine their fluency and communication skills, while acquiring a better understanding of American culture through everyday personal experiences.

Learn more about our Full-time Intensive English Language Programs and breadth of International student services today.

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Attend an upcoming Teaching English as a Foreign Language (TEFL) Information Session. The Program Coordinator and Advisor will present an overview of UCSD Extension's TEFL program. Open questions are encouraged throughout the session, so feel free to arrive prepared to ask any questions you may have regarding the program. Refreshments will be served.
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English for Academic and Professional Development
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Whether for school, work, or pleasure, we have numerous English language courses for non-native English speakers. Our special evening classes are designed for those with a busy schedule who want to take the next step towards their professional and academic goals. Choose from the following subject areas: Academic & Business Writing, Conversation & Oral Presentation, Grammar & Vocabulary, and Pronunciation & Fluency.
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