School of English Language Studies
Today, English is the dominant international language in communications, science, business, and entertainment. A working knowledge of English means better job opportunities worldwide. As a result of the growing need for English skills, VIU’s School of English Language Studies provides students with an opportunity to learn English quickly in a safe and friendly environment.
VIU’s key location in the Washington, DC metro area provides students with the perfect opportunity to practice their English skills as they explore the region.
Currently, VIU offers the following English as a Second Language (ESL) Programs:
- Intensive Morning Program
The Intensive ESL Morning Program is an intensive four-level American language program and focuses on language skills and college preparation.
- Non-intensive Program
The Non-intensive ESL Program includes Adult ESL classes, Business English and TOEFL preparation courses and A Day at the Museum.
- Online Program
The ESL Online Program offers online ESL courses that are highly interactive and designed to help students be academically successful.
- NEW 7-week ESL program
The new 7-week Intensive ESL program will offer a six-level program that focuses on Academic English and TOEFL preparation starting Spring 2014