10577 2900 Purchase Street
Manhattanville College beautiful 100 acre campus with its historic architecture and recent environmentally-responsible buildings is set in thriving Westchester County, New York.
Manhattanville College enrolls 1,700 undergraduate and 1,200 graduate students from over 48 states and 76 countries.
The College offers more than 50 areas of undergraduate study, ranging from the Liberal Arts to cross-disciplinary studies such as Environmental Science, and professional concentrations such as Business and Museum Studies.
Here students participate in over 50 social clubs, run a radio station, and engage in over 30,000 hours of community service each year. Many students also design their own majors by matching interests with courses.
The English Language Institute (ELI) offers a variety of courses to students from a high beginner to an advanced level of English language proficiency. These courses are suitable for students who wish to improve their English language ability for academic, professional, and social purposes. The Intensive Program fulfills the United States Immigration Services visa requirement for full-time study of English. The ELI is authorized to issue I-20s to full-time students who meet all the requirements. Part-time study is available to eligible students. Part-time students may choose from Intensive or non-Intensive courses as offered in each session’s part-time course catalog.
The intensive program is an academically rigorous 22.5 hour per week program. Intensive English Courses:
- Grammar – Analyze the elements and patterns of the English sentence. Recognize and correct sentence-level errors. Practice grammar topics using all the basic language skills.
- Reading/Vocabulary - Improve key skills: identify main ideas, recognize inferences, organizational and rhetorical strategies. Use context clues, and build vocabulary through readings from sources such as texts, literature and magazines.
- Writing - Improve sentence structure, develop paragraphs and essays. Develop clarity, correctness and variety of style in written English.
- Conversation – Develop conversation skills for everyday and academic life.
- ESL Through American Culture - Content based courses focus on a specific aspect of American culture such as music, film, literature, or history. Courses vary according to level, session, and instructor.
- TOEFL Preparation – Learn test-taking strategies, practice taking the TOEFL and increase the skill and confidence necessary to improve scores. For Intermediate and Advanced students.
- Tutorials - Integrated skills course focuses on American and cross-cultural issues. Tutorial I: For pre-TOEFL preparation students and lower level students not interested in TOEFL prep. Tutorial II - For higher level students who do not intend to study at an American institution of higher education.
- Cultural Applications – Strengthens integration of all English language skills and transfers them to everyday situations, on and off campus. Exposure to cultural attractions in New York City and Westchester County such as, museums, professional sporting events, restaurants and theater. Provides students with another forum for written expression through the production of a journal with students’ reactions to these activities.
$ 700 per credit hour