English as a Second Language
English has become a vital tool for staying competitive in the modern, globalized world. UCEDA INTERNATIONAL offers courses in English as a Second Language for all levels, including Basic, Intermediate, and Advanced. These courses are aligned to the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR), a global scale for describing the process of mastering a new language. More information: Levels and Courses
A variety of targeted skills electives are also available to help students focus on areas of interest including pronunciation, accent reduction, public speaking, advanced grammar, academic writing, and test preparation.
The day you arrive at UCEDA you will be given a placement test which will identify your exact level of English proficiency. Following placement testing, you will meet with an Academic Advisor who will help you to create a personalized course schedule based on your level of English, your individual goals and availability. Placement testing is free, so don’t wait any longer – a new life is on the horizon!
Intensive English Programs
UCEDA INTERNATIONAL courses are offered as Intensive English Programs in order to help students obtain a firm mastery of the language in a time frame that may be condensed according to individual needs. Intensive English Programs (IEP) consist of 18 instructional hours per week. Premium and Compressed IEP options are also available, which can include up to 20 hours per week.
For your convenience, each instructional site offers multiple schedules in the mornings and evenings. Most classes meet 4 days per week, Monday through Thursday. Some locations may offer premium schedules that can be customized, or a compressed schedule that meets only 2 days per week. Premium and Compressed IEP carry an additional cost. Not all program levels are available during all schedules. Please review the current schedule availability by location.
The following are some typical examples of schedules offered: