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Custom Group Training is designed for groups of students, teachers or professionals seeking English language instruction and immersion in U.S. culture. The intensive programs are designed for participants seeking to perfect English language skills with a special academic or professional focus.  Through close conversation with our partner groups, we excel in developing both academic, cultural, and/or professional development programs tailored to meet the specific needs of global learners at various levels of expertise. Participants receive a Certificate of Completion.

Let us help your group achieve your goals.

Contact us today at eli@umbc.edu.

Sample Programs:

EXAMPLE 1:  Summer Intensive English with Community Engagement

Group: College students

Duration: 4 months

 Classes: Speaking & Listening; Reading, Writing, Grammar & Vocabulary; American Culture; Youth Leadership Skills; Community Engagement; Cultural Exchange

 Other:

EXAMPLE 2:  Summer Intensive American English & Culture Learning

Group: 17 years old or older

Duration: 4 weeks 

Classes:  Reading, Writing, Grammar & Vocabulary; Speaking &  Listening; American Culture; Cultural Exchange

Other:

EXAMPLE 3: English Language, Public Administration and Leadership Training Program

Group: Government officials

 Duration: 1 year

 Classes: Reading, Writing, Grammar & Vocabulary; Speaking & Listening; Professional Development (Federal, State, and local Government agency visits); Educational Technology; Conversation Partners; Supervised Research Project

Program Details: The program emphasizes professional English writing and research techniques. Site visits to state and federal agencies include arranged meetings with U.S. government officials.

EXAMPLE 4: English Language & College Preparation Program

 Group: High school graduates

Duration: 1 year

Classes: English language training (Reading, Writing, Grammar & Vocabulary; Speaking & Listening); Educational Technology; Conversation Partners; College preparation courses; Undergraduate studies

Program Details: Students will learn essential writing and communication skills to prepare for college. Students will visit local high schools and universities to learn about the collegiate experience. Students will learn first-hand about the college application process.



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