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Undergraduate Catalog 2012

English Language Institute

Courses in this program are listed under .

UMBC’s English Language Institute (ELI) offers courses for current and prospective UMBC students who seek to advance their English language skills. Students who successfully complete upper-level ELI courses  are eligible to apply for conditional admission to UMBC’s bachelor’s degree programs (no TOEFL is required) and master’s degree programs.

The ELI offers varied program and course options:
            • Intensive English Program (full- or part-time study)
            • Academic English Program (full- or part-time study)
            • Specialized courses (TOEFL, GRE, and TOEIC preparation; pronunciation; public speaking; professional English, and more)
            • TESOL training course for aspiring ESL/EFL teachers

Additional ELI resources include individual tutoring, English language learning software, a conversation partner program, student advising, student activities, and more.

For more information, contact the ELI (410-455-2831, or see