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Academic Year: 2020-2021

Intensive English Program - Intermediate Program Code 908612

The Intensive English Program (IEP) at NWTC is designed to prepare students for the academic language demands of college-level coursework. The IEP offers two levels of English instruction: Intermediate and Advanced. Students attend class 4 hours daily Monday through Thursday in Listening/Speaking, Reading, Writing, and Grammar. Students also have access to the language lab for independent study and practice in the afternoon. The IEP instructors have many years of experience and have lived and/or taught extensively in other countries. The benefits of participating in the NWTC Intensive English Program (IEP) are: Attending an IEP program located in a college environment which provides student support services for academic success; Academic language skills necessary for success in college-level courses; Acclimation to the US college experience prior to enrolling in full-time college-level programs; Ease of transition into post-secondary programs at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College; or, transfer to other state colleges or universities within the United States; Nearly twice as much instruction for the cost as compared to other US Intensive English Programs. This program also offers a six-week Summer Academy with integrated curriculum for intermediate students. The Summer Academy will provide early preparation for further intensive English study. For further information on the Intensive English Program including the Summer Academy, visit: http://www.nwtc.edu/intensiveenglish

Requirements for Certificate Entry:

• Students must have a minimum TOEFL score of 400 (pbt)/32 (iBt) or IELTS 4.0 to enter the IEP. Please note that admission to the IEP does not guarantee admission to the College.
• At the beginning of the program, students will take an English placement test (OOPT) to determine which level of language instruction they need. Placement decisions are based on a combination of TOEFL or IELTS scores, or OOPT or CaMLA test scores.

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