Students at the University of Nebraska at Kearney English Language Institute take courses designed on an intensive Immersion schedule of 18 class hours per week. The program is centered around the four language skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking. There are five levels of instruction: 100, 200, 300, 400 and 500. Students are tested on the first day of the session to determine appropriate level of study and to allow instructors to individualize the students program of study. In all levels of study, classes are small with approximately 12 students per class.
ELI students also participate in both Conversation Partners and Conversation Table:
Pairs an ELI student with a UNK student and they meet for casual conversation for a minimum of 6 times during a 16 week session to establish a committed partnership.
ENGLISH CONVERSATION TABLE
Meets once a week for one hour for 8 weeks and it is open to everyone on campus and in the community to converse with a variety of people of all ages.
Where international students and American families meet.
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