The Cal Poly English Language Institute (CPELI) specializes in English as a Second Language (ESL) instruction and academic preparation for international students who plan to continue their higher education in the United States. Our ESL program consists of five levels of instruction, from beginner to advanced. The courses are designed to develop the language and study skills necessary for success in an American college or university. In addition to our full-time Intensive English Program, our institute, in cooperation with the Cal Poly Pomona College of the Extended University, also offers short-term professional training programs as well as the English and American Culture Camps. We strive to enhance our instruction with a variety of opportunities for students to practice what they are learning, both in Conversation Club and in more informal cultural settings such as trips to museums, concerts, festivals and sporting events. Our belief is that a student learns by "doing" and by being challenged daily with new material and new ideas. We consider it absolutely essential to go beyond these language skills by instructing our students on the culture of the classroom. This culture consists of how to study, how to take a test, how to use a computer, how to research and organize ideas and how to behave in the academic environment. The tactics that we teach are based on what we ourselves have experienced as students and on what professors at Cal Poly Pomona require of their students. This is why we provide our students with basic computer training, TOEFL preparation, and credit-bearing classes for upper-level students. We strongly believe that no international student is completely prepared for university study without these academic skills. It is only through a combination of solid language skills and of responsible academic skills that a student can achieve success. At CPELI our focus is on the student, so staff members are always available to advise students on housing, health insurance, immigration laws, registration requirements, and college placement. So, please come and join us. We have been preparing students for university study since 1991, and we would like you to be part of the Cal Poly English Language Institute. Our goal is to help you reach your goal.

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Cal Poly English Language Institute

The Cal Poly Pomona Conditional Admission Program allows future CPELI students the opportunity to apply for a guaranteed admission spot for the Fall term 2017, on the con ... [+]

The Cal Poly Pomona Conditional Admission Program allows future CPELI students the opportunity to apply for a guaranteed admission spot for the Fall term 2017, on the condition that the student meets all of the eligibility guidelines, completes CPELI Level 5, and maintains his/her SEVIS record with CPELI for the duration of his/her studies prior to entering the university. All applications are subject to approval by the Cal Poly Pomona Office of Admissions and Outreach.

Eligibility Guidelines Recent First-Time-Freshman applicants only; Completion of a comprehensive pattern of college preparatory study with grades of “C” or better in all subjects is required; Grade point average of... [-]
USA Pomona
September 2019
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Cal Poly English Language Institute

The Academic Studies Program (A.S.P.) at the Cal Poly English Language Institute provides qualified international students the opportunity to enroll in credit classes at ... [+]

What is the Cal Poly Pomona Academic Studies Program?

The Academic Studies Program (A.S.P.) at the Cal Poly English Language Institute provides qualified international students the opportunity to enroll in credit classes at the California State Polytechnic University, Pomona (CPP). In addition, the A.S.P. offers students a variety of classes and support services designed to enhance student success in these credit classes. Students may enter the program at different stages based on official transcripts and official English proficiency scores (iBT TOEFL, IELTS, and/or iTEP) submitted with the A.S.P. application. At each stage of the program, students may enroll in a combination of credit classes and non-credit contact-hour classes in order to maintain a full-course of study.... [-]

USA Pomona
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 year
Campus
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Cal Poly English Language Institute

CPELI provides English language instruction in listening, speaking, reading, and writing with a focus on English for academic purposes. Classes are designed to help stude ... [+]

CPELI provides English language instruction in listening, speaking, reading, and writing with a focus on English for academic purposes. Classes are designed to help students gain the skills and confidence necessary to score highly on standardized tests such as TOEFL and IELTS and become successful students in American universities.

Program features

- Six levels of full time English language instruction - University admissions advising - Seminar classes including iBT TOEFL and IELTS test preparation classes - Conversation practice with Cal Poly Pomona students - Excursions to local attractions such as Disneyland, Universal Studios, Los Angeles beaches and famous locales

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USA Pomona
September 2019
Full-time
3 months
Campus
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