ESL Program at GSU’s School of Extended Learning

At Governors State’s American Language and Culture Institute we offer an Intensive ESL Program that is intended to help students with their academic success.  Both International and U.S. ESL students are prepared to succeed not only academically but in all aspects of university life including socially and culturally.  The program has a convenient online application with classes offered in the Fall, Spring and Summer semesters.

GSU’s ESL Program Offers Students Academic Success

Our ESL learners are provided specialized course work that includes Listening and Speaking, Reading and Writing, Integrated Studies, Multimodal Composing, Pronunciation and Cross Cultural Contexts.  The program also assists students with TOEFL test preparation. 

GSU’s Intensive ESL Program is offered at levels for beginning learners to students with more advanced English skills.  The American Language and Culture Institute also offers an ESL summer program for young adults that provides the opportunity to become immersed in the English language.  The program is open to international students between the ages of 15-25 and includes housing; most meals, ESL classes, cultural excursions, and even airport pick up and drop off services.  We offer TOEFL® testing on site if desired.

Along with our extensive ESL programs, the GSU’s Office of International Services is available to assist all international students, international faculty, staff and scholars, study abroad students and their families.  We are proud to be home to a diverse population with representation from countries around the globe.

Please visit the American Language and Culture Institute web pages for more information.

We invite you to explore our many degrees, certificates and individual course offerings listed on our website.  You will discover a highly diverse student body made up of individuals of all ages and backgrounds and courses that are taught by gifted professors.  American Language and Culture Institute (ALCI) housed in the School of Extended Learning has several programs to explore, including the program for ESL.

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