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Classes: Intensive English Program

LEVELS OFFERED

There are six levels of classes offered in the Intensive Engish Program.

Level 1 - Elementary

Level 2 - Pre-Intermediate

Level 3 - Intermediate I

Level 4 - Intermediate II

Level 5 - Advanced

Level 6 - Academic Preparation Course

DESCRIPTION AND SCHEDULE

In Levels 1 through 5, students study a minimum of 20 hours per week according to the following schedule:

Grammar - 5 hours

Reading - 5 hours

Writing - 5 hours

Listening/Speaking - 5 hours

Level 6, Academic Preparation Course, is a special course designed to meet the needs of students who plan to study at Pittsburg State University. Students can meet the English language requirement of P.S.U. by successfully completing Level 6. Necessary skills include note-taking, listening to lectures, reading a college level textbook, taking quizzes and tests, studying and writing a research paper. All are taught in the context of an actual general studies course. The schedule is:

Text/Lecture - 10 hours

Research Paper Writing - 10 hours

TAKING AN ACADEMIC CLASS AT THE SAME TIME AS IEP CLASSES

Provided all conditions as outlined in the IEP Student Handbook are met, it is possible for conditionally admitted students in Levels 5 and 6 to take a 3 credit hour undergraduate level academic class. Special arrangements and payment must be made.