English for 


The EC program is for students who wish to improve their listening and speaking skills to communicate more effectively in daily social situations. Using an assortment of techniques such as community integration, team projects, and interactive activities, the students will learn practical language and vocabulary that will help them in any setting in which English is necessary.


Each level of the program focuses on increasing students’ abilities in listening, speaking, reading, and writing. By integrating new vocabulary and grammatical structures, students will be able to communicate accurately and fluently in any environment in which English is necessary.

English for Communication

The courses in EC focus on building students’ abilities in many different areas including accuracy, pronunciation, intonation, fluency, reciprocal conversation, negotiation, turn taking, presentation delivery, and polite debate. Objectives depend on the class and level.

Study Length: 10 weeks per level

Levels: Basics, 100, 200, 300, 400, 500

Start Dates: every Monday (except holidays); see recommended  start dates