University of Oregon - American English Institute
English for Academic Purposes, English for Special Purposes, Conversational English; 7 levels from true beginner to advanced; different placements for reading/writing skills and listening/speaking skills; core curriculum 18 hours per week; additional electives (e.g. Pronunciation,TOEFL Preparation, Business English, and American Culture) to 24 hours per week.
The Pacific Ocean--with miles of unspoiled public beaches, rocky cliffs, tidepools, sand dunes, sea lions, and migrating whales--is about an hour's drive west. The Cascade Mountain Range--with ancient forests and wild rivers, elk and eagles, and hiking and ski trails--is about the same distance east. Portland, Oregon's largest city, is about 110 miles north, and the Eugene Airport provides direct service to Portland, Seattle, San Francisco, Denver, Los Angeles, and Reno. (UO Catalog)
Faculty are University of Oregon faculty members with masters or doctorate degree in TESOL, Linguistics, English, or another closely related field. They are all either native speakers of English or have native speaker proficiency and are experienced in teaching English as a Second Language.
General English: Yes
English for Academic Purposes (EAP): Yes
English for Business: No
TOEFL Preparation Customized contract programs for EFL Teacher Training, Pre-academic preparation, language and culture, distance education (e-learning), credit English language classes
Private Classes: No
Customised Groups: Yes
Maximum Class Size: 20
Average Class Size: 14
Beginner Levels: 4
Intermediate Levels: 2
Advanced Levels: 2
Includes courses for true beginners
Minimum Hours Required Per Week: 18
Maximum Hours Per Week: 24
Part Time Available: Yes
10 weeks; September, January, March, June
Student Origins and Enrollments
Latin America: 9%
Middle East: 17%
All classes on campus; multimedia language and computer lab; university residence hall housing available; home stay available; access to university library, student recreation facilities, student health center, International Resource Center.
Fees based on a session length of 10 weeks.
Fees may have changed since this information was published — check for latest information.
Included means that this service is provided at no extra charge.
Application Fee: $110.00
Tuition Fees: $2,995.00 to $2,995.00
Book Fee: $150.00
Health Insurance Fee: $400.00
Other Required Fee: $480.00
Homestay application (nonrefundable fee) $150. University housing application (nonrefundable fee) $35
Notes on Fees:
Student health insurance required. Required university fees provide University of Oregon student ID card, access to university services including library, student recreation center, student health center, international resource center, and free city bus pass.
AEI arranges homestays (private room and two meals a day) with American host families. Dormitory costs include 16 meals/week. Students are responsible for arranging their own university residence hall reservation or finding their own apartment.
AEI students have the same privileges and access to all campus services as UO students. AEI has orientation activities, including campus and city tours and a variety of cultural and recreational activities, e.g. trips to the coast, Portland, around Oregon, skiing, horseback riding, etc.
Educational Service Opportunities
AEI academic advisor for personal and academic counseling; UO admissions counselors; advanced students may take a limited number of regular university courses under the supervision of the academic advisor; 2 hrs/wk tutoring with trained tutors included in tuition. Conditional admission through UO Admissions. Direct entry to the University of Oregon upon satisfactory completion of AEI Level 6 + Academic Advisor's letter of recommendation.
Free airport pickup provided on first arrival. City bus transportation is free to all university students with University of Oregon IDs. Bicycles are popular and easily available, new and used. Eugene has many bike lanes and special bike routes.
University of Oregon
Applicants should send: 1) completed application form, 2) $110 non-refundable application fee, 3) bank statement showing amount available for period of study, or evidence of scholarship, and 4) original or certified copies of transcripts or diploma
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