The University of Wisconsin Oshkosh Intensive English Program is a rigorous academic program that builds academic English language and study skills in reading, writing, grammar, listening, speaking, and information technology.
After a four day orientation, classes run 14 weeks in the fall & spring semesters. The summer program (pending adequate enrollment) runs for 7 weeks. The summer program is roughly equivalent to a half of a 14-week semester, and includes an additional four days of Orientation before classes start. There are 19 hours of instruction each week. Upon arrival to the UW Oshkosh IEP, students will be given two English placement tests and placed at the appropriate level.
Each level includes reading, writing, grammar, speaking, and intercultural communication skills. At the high intermediate and advanced levels, students especially develop their lecture comprehension, note-taking, academic writing, discussion, and critical thinking skills.
Classes are small, averaging 6-8 students, so you will receive the training needed to succeed at the university. Normally, an elementary level student completes the IEP and attains sufficient language proficiency to enter the university within 12 to 18 months of arrival depending on their level of English when they enter the program.