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Find the right Program for you

Whether your goals are academic, personal, or professional, we have the right English Program for you.  

Get guaranteed acceptance into the University of Mary Washington upon completing our English Program!

ENGLISH PROGRAMS

Intensive English program
General English Program
Semi-Intensive English Program
Communication Skills
Test Prep
Business English
Legal English
One on One
Au Pair Program
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Intensive English Program

 

Our Intensive English program, which consists of 23-25 hours of class time per week, has levels ranging from beginner to advanced, and includes test preparation courses and electives.

 

The course focuses on Speaking, Listening, Pronunciation, Vocabulary, and Reading and Writing. Completing the program will prepare students to begin their studies at American universities and help them achieve English language proficiency as they learn key English language skills and engage in practical, real-world conversations.


The Intensive English program consists of 12 levels; students can successfully complete one level during each four-week session.

 

General English Program

Our General English program, which consists of 18-22 hours of class time per week, has levels ranging from beginner to advanced, and includes test preparation courses. This program meets F1 Student requirements by providing a minimum of 18 hours a week of class time. Like the Intensive English Program, this program focuses on Speaking, Listening, Pronunciation, Vocabulary, and Reading and Writing.

Completing the program will prepare students to begin their studies at American universities and help them achieve English language proficiency as they learn key English language skills and engage in practical, real-world conversations.

This program is for students seeking to complete 16 hours or less of English study per week. This program is designed to help individuals and students achieve English language proficiency through a more relaxed class schedule. The program focuses on Speaking, Listening, Pronunciation, Vocabulary, Reading, and Writing from beginner to advanced levels.

Semi-Intensive English Program

 

Communication Skills Program

3 level program, that focuses on pronunciation and conversational training that is designed to develop oral communication skills, and build learner confidence. Students will benefit from a focus on comprehensibility and contextualized practice. We use a methodology that combines classroom work with smart phone applications to help students learn outside the school setting. The course also focuses on presentation skills for adult and young-adult learners of English, which offers students an opportunity to develop the life skill of talking about topics to an audience outside the classroom.

 

Preparing for Standardized Tests

Preparing for standardized tests is a crucial aspect of applying to study at universities in the United States. ILA offers a variety of test preparation classes to better prepare students who are taking TOEFL and IELTS with sessions that are held during regular class hours, the evening, and on weekends to better accommodate individual needs.

This professional training course incorporates current business theory with practical and critical thinking skills, to provide a context based approach to business English. The Academy tailors the Business English course to the needs of the students and their sponsor, with special emphasis on Marketing, Finance, Management, ICT and Human Resources. All courses help English learners communicate better when presenting, taking part in meetings and negotiating. The course builds confidence and fluency by encouraging students to analyze tasks and take part in realistic activities.

Business English Program

 
 

The Legal English Program is designed to introduce foreign practitioners, law students, and interested students to legal English concepts. Lectures, written assignments, in-class exercises, and contract negotiations. Participants whose native language is not English will practice a wide array of legal English skills, ranging from legal reading and writing strategies to oral presentation of substantive legal issues, including input from lawyers practicing in Washington D.C. and visits to law firms and local courts, to ensure that participants experience the language in action.

Legal English Program

 

ILA's Intensive English for Au Pairs program helps au pairs take the knowledge of English and American customs that you already possess and brings it to the next level.  With a focus on communication and comprehension skills, these courses are a must for anyone who wants to excel in the United States. 

This program combines classroom learning with practical skills to create an experience unlike any other. The class offers excursions around Washington D.C. that are sure to inspire!

ILA offers one on one sessions to better meet individual needs and time frames. We tailor our English lessons to our students, helping prepare them for future study and life in the US.

Au Pairs Program 

Individual English Courses

 
 

Summer & Vocational Program 

Summer and Vocational programs are two to three weeks sessions, in which English Language courses are combined with fun, cultural and social activities in the Washington D.C. area. ILA implements a full day schedule, that starts with classes during the day, and cultural, social and entertainment activities in the evenings.

The International Language Academy of Washington D.C. welcomes students groups arranged by schools abroad, or individual students who want to take advantage of their stay in the Washington D.C. metropolitan area.