- Through individualized testing, placement, advising
and challenging instruction, the MCELI staff work in harmony to improve
language skills and communication abilities.
- The principal components of the MCELI curriculum
include listening/speaking, grammar, reading/vocabulary and writing
skills. The standard length of a term at MCELI is 15~16 weeks, with
sessions usually starting in January, May and August. Customized plans
are also possible.
- The 20~21.3 hours per week of classroom instruction,
designed to improve a student's TOEFL proficiency, include topics such
as Oral Communication, Pronunciation, Comprehension, Reading, Writing
and Language Structure. Class assignments will be designed by MCELI
instructors according to the student's abilities. Taking the TOEFL exam
is also available, at an additional charge, for those students who wish
to eventually matriculate into an American college or university.
- Individual classes at MCELI have been designed to
assist the student to pass the TOEFL exam and to succeed at written
exams typical of American colleges and universities. Additionally,
emphasis is placed on developing the various skills needed to be fully
successful in college level classes.
- Instructional materials and methods have been
designed to create a smooth transition from the pre-college setting of
MCELI into the college classroom. Classes are small and intensive.