English + Business Program at The ELI University of Alabama.The English + Business course is an all inclusive program. Includes:Tuition and fees for English and business instruction, Corporate visits Housing, Meals, Required textbooks and materials, Medical insurance, Welcome reception and farewell dinner, Airport transfers on designated arrival and departure dates
certificate by UA
Students will receive a certificate certified by The University of Alabama upon completion of program.
English Classes are on campus
The University of Alabama campus is one of the most beautiful in the country, and as you study in class, participate in activities, and interact in English every day with your teachers, classmates, and friends, you will find that your English skills will improve rapidly.
Quality of English instructors at UA
All ELI faculty members have master’s degrees in TESL (Teaching English as a Second Language). Many have also lived and taught outside of the United States.
Housing on campus (apartment style or dormitory style)
Walk to your classes and enjoy living on the beautiful UA campus.
2 times per year
The English + Business Program is offered two times each year. January, and June
Schedule of the Program
The English + Business Program includes 40+ hours of English instruction and 15-20 hours of business lectures
Short "English + Business" Program at The University of AlabamaThis program is offered each January and July for non-native speakers of English who wish to improve their English-language skills as well as learn about business concepts and practices in the United States. Ideal for professionals.
Dates and Prices of the English + Business Program at ELI The University of Alabama
All costs are listed in US dollars.
|Session||Length||Arrival Date||Departure Date||Deadline to apply||Program Cost|
|August-September, 2019||4 weeks (August 19 - September 13)||January 18||September 14||June 15, 2018||$3,175|
|January-February, 2020||4 weeks (January 6 - January 31)||January 5||February 1||November 22, 2019||$3,175|
The information published here might be subject to changes without notice
The English + Business Program of the University of Alabama is a four week program designed for non-native speakers of English who want to improve their English Language skills and learn about business concepts and practices in the United States.
The English + Business Program (EBP) is offered two times per year (January and July) by The University of Alabama (UA) English Language Institute (ELI) in cooperation with the UA College of Commerce & Business Administration (C&BA).
Some Key features of the English + Business Program include the following:
- Provides training in English and business for non-native speakers of English
- Includes 40+ hours of English instruction and 15-20 hours of business lectures
- Includes two visits to local corporations
Intensive English (40+ hours of instruction)
Participants are integrated into the ELI’s Intensive English Program, each student at his/her appropriate level of instruction in Levels 1-6.
Each student’s proficiency in English and appropriate ELI level of instruction will be determined by means of the ELI Placement Exam, which is administered at the beginning of the program. English instruction takes place during each weekday morning.
Business Lectures/Workshops (12 – 16 hours of instruction)
The UA College of Commerce & Business Administration offers between six and eight business-related lectures. Each lecture focuses on a different area of business study related to the following general topics:
- Business concepts
- Business ethics
- Business communication
- Business practices in the US
- Computer applications
- Trade between Alabama and the world
Lectures are scheduled in the afternoons two or three days per week and will be held in C&BA or other classrooms on the UA campus. Each lecture is scheduled for approximately two hours, including time for questions and discussion.
Corporate Visits (2 visits)
One of the corporate visits is typically to Mercedes-Benz US International, which is located in Tuscaloosa County. Other possible visits include, but are not limited to, local corporations in the following fields:
- agriculture/aquiculture (e.g., catfish farming)
- medical/health care
- steel milling
A welcome reception for the participants is held at the beginning of the program in order to allow the students to meet and socialize with the English teachers, the business lecturers, and other program staff members.
A closing ceremony, including a formal dinner, is held at a popular local restaurant. At the closing, each participant receives a group photo, a certificate of participation, and a UA T-shirt.
Program participants live in UA campuHousings residence halls with roommates. Depending on space availability, participants room either with each other or with other UA/ELI students.
Participants may eat their meals in cafeterias located on the UA campus or in restaurants located within walking distance of the campus.
Access to Facilities and Events
Participants will have full access to all facilities, resources, and events (academic, cultural, and sporting) at University of Alabama.
Students will receive a certificate certified by The University of Alabama upon completion of program
To enroll in the English + Business program of the ELI of The University of Alabama, you must:
- Be at least 18 years old
- Hold a high school diploma
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