English Language Institute

Courses

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.

100 LEVEL

  • IL 100 Conversation
  • IL 101 Listen and Speak
  • IL 102 Grammar
  • IL 103 Writing
  • IL 104 Reading
  • IL 105 Vocabulary / Idioms

200 LEVEL

  • IL 200 Conversation
  • IL 201 Listen & Speak
  • IL 202 Grammar
  • IL 203 Writing
  • IL 204 Reading
  • IL 205 Vocabulary / Idioms

300 LEVEL

  • IL 300 Conversation
  • IL 301 Listen and Speak
  • IL 302 Grammar
  • IL 303 Writing
  • IL 304 Reading
  • IL 305 Vocabulary / Idioms

400 LEVEL

  • IL 400 Conversation
  • IL 401 Speech
  • IL 402 Grammar
  • IL 403 Writing
  • IL 404 Reading
  • IL 405 Vocabulary / Idioms

500 LEVEL

  • IL 500 Conversation
  • IL 501 Speech
  • IL 502 Grammar
  • IL 503 Writing
  • IL 504 Reading
  • IL 505 Vocabulary / Idioms

ELI students also participate in both Conversation Partners and Conversation Table:

CONVERSATION PARTNERS: 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.

INTERNATIONAL FRIENDSHIP PROGRAM: Where international students and American families meet.