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.
In addition to our General English programs, all of our Undergraduate and Graduate degree programs offer English language services for international students who require them.