International students who are motivated to improve their English skills can now enroll in intensive English programs at top-ranked universities in the United States. Students can choose between two flexible learning tracks — eight-week or 16-week sessions — tailored to all levels of English proficiency.
Courses focus on strengthening skills in reading, writing, listening, and speaking while experiencing life on campus. Students also participate in classroom and on-campus experiential learning activities organized around a different theme each week.
There are no academic or language requirements for admission to our General English programs. Students can be accepted without a language test.
Sample Weekly Schedule
20 hours per week of English studies
5 hours: Reading and Writing — Study high-interest topics and writing about a wide range of texts in the English language.
5 hours: Speaking and Listening — Gain skills to succeed beyond the classroom through collaborative learning activities.
10 hours: Topics in American Culture — Explore topics from American movies, music, sports, and literature. Attend events and visit cultural/historical sites.
The following Shorelight universities offer General English language programs for international students:
Enroll in our General English programs and prepare for new opportunities in the classroom and beyond. Reach out to an advisor to discuss which program is right for you.