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Computer Systems Institute (CSI), founded in 1989, is a private college serving students who are preparing themselves for the demands of an ever-changing computer industry. ...
Computer Systems Institute (CSI), founded in 1989, is a private college serving students who are preparing themselves for the demands of an ever-changing computer industry.
English Language programs at CSI seek to provide non-native English speakers with the language skills and academic strategies necessary to achieve their personal and professional goals. The ESL Academy offers highly-trained and professional instructors who exceed standard in education, teaching experience, and certification, as well as a student-focused learning environment that encourages strong channels of communication between students, staff, and faculty.
The state of Massachusetts itself is a wonderful place for international students to study. With its unique place in American history and culture, Massachusetts continues to play a primary contributing role to American high culture and fine arts. Massachusetts is home to countless world-class museums and national historical sites, and has produced some of Americans most famously creative academics, artists, writers, and musicians.
For students looking to live and learn in Massachusetts, CSI is proud to offer two campuses in Massachusetts for international students: Boston and Worcester.
CSI seeks to provide superior and affordable training by offering:
The Computer Systems Institute’s (CSI) ESL Academy offers a number of different programs.
The Computer Systems Institute’s (CSI) ESL Academy offers a number of different programs. Each program focuses on a different aspect of the English language. Whether you have no English at all, want to be able to take classes taught in English, or wish to learn for business purposes, the ESL Academy has a program that suits your needs.
The Intensive English program, (IEP) offers both classroom and computer-based English as a second language courses. These classes are designed to prepare students for US college and university courses. The curriculum is divided into three subject areas:
Developing skills in these areas of language will help students become comfortable communicating in a number of different ways. Students are grouped into one of three ESL levels: Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced, determined by a placement test taken before enrolling in a program. Each level of the IEP is three academic quarters, or one academic year, and taught during the fall, winter, and spring quarters.
The ESL Academy’s Academic English programs (AEP) are specialized English language training programs for academic purposes. AEP courses are intended for students with advanced English skills who are planning to advance their education at American colleges and universities. The programs include General Writing, Literature, and General Communication. In addition to focused study in one of these areas, students are introduced to the expectations they will face in a US college, such as regular class participation, original thought, and independent learning. Each program is three academic quarters, or one academic year, and taught during the Fall, Winter, and Spring quarters.
Business English programs allow students with advanced-level skills in the English language a way to develop the professional language skills needed in order to communicate in a business environment. Programs include the Customer Service Specialist program, Hospitality Industry Professional program, and the Administrative Assistant Professional program. These programs allow students to work legally in America on an F1 student visa while learning professional skills. Each program is four academic quarters in length and includes internships as an integral part of learning.
The ESL Academy’s Boston campus is located in Charlestown on the second floor of the legendary Schrafft Center on Boston’s Sullivan Square.
The ESL Academy’s Boston campus is located in Charlestown on the second floor of the legendary Schrafft Center on Boston’s Sullivan Square. The campus is minutes away from a variety of major recreational and food establishments. Boston offers all of the cultural richness, diversity, and stimuli of a big city like New York, but on a slightly smaller, more welcoming scale. That being said, the Boston metropolitan area is still considered a major U.S. city with a population well in excess of 6 million people, approximately 2 million of which live in Boston city proper.
The Boston campus offers:
The new Worcester campus is located at the intersection of Main Street and Mechanic Street.
The new Worcester campus is located at the intersection of Main Street and Mechanic Street, within walking distance of many attractions, including Worcester Common and Worcester Public Library.
The Worcester campus offers:
Our education methods include lectures, projects, group discussions, and computer-assisted learning. CSI also offers free private tutoring to all ESL students.
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