ESL Programs and Courses
An Educational and Cultural Experience for All English Language Learners
ESL programs and courses are designed for international students and other non-native English speakers to improve their reading, writing, comprehension, and conversation skills. All of CSI programs are instructor-led and adopt a blended learning methodology, combining classroom lecture, laboratory learning, discussion, and field trips. CSI’s ESL options include the English for Travel ESL course, three level based English as a Second Language programs, and three subject focused Academic ESL programs.
The English for Travel or ESL for Travel course is designed for international tourist travelers and new immigrants looking for ESL, US travel, and cultural learning experiences in the USA. The English for Travel ESL program is designed to quickly build confidence in the English language by improving speaking, reading, writing, and listening skills for international travelers (B1/B2 visa holders) visiting the United States for both business and pleasure. The coursework includes an integration of field trips to popular local sights and attractions that will give students the added opportunity to practice newly acquired language skills while exploring the unique history and dynamic culture of Boston.
For more information on the English for Travel Program, fill out the form on this page or contact an International Admissions Representative by phone at 1-847-967-5030!
For information regarding full-time study in the USA (F-1 status) and earning professional certifications in business administration, take a look at CSI’s Business Career Program or one of CSI’s Skill Building Programs!
English as a Second Language programs offer focused classroom and computer-based language training. By improving writing, listening, and reading comprehension skills. These programs are designed to help prepare students for participation in U.S. college and university courses. CSI offers instructor-led lectures, instructor-led labs, computer-based materials, and project-based learning sessions. This method allows students to learn English and reach their goals more efficiently.
Academic ESL Programs are designed for students who are highly proficient or approaching fluency in English. These courses include vocabulary building through reading and classroom discussion in addition to the development of academic writing skills and communication skills necessary for participation in U.S. college classrooms. These programs prepares students to study in a mainstream classroom with native speakers by building their abilities to give critical opinions in academic discussion, to read attentively, and to write effectively.