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Semi-Intensive Program

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The General English course is intended to improve the general language skills of non-native speakers of English and will focus on listening, speaking, reading, and grammar.


The Business English/TOEIC course emphasizes skills to help students gain success in the American corporate culture. Workshops include: résumé building, oral presentations, interviewing strategies, Western e-communication, and TOEIC preparation.


The GRE Verbal & TOEFL Test Prep course will prepare students for the GRE Verbal and TOEFL examinations. The course emphasizes vocabulary building strategies, critical thinking exercises, test-taking skills, and 30-minute essay writing workshops.


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Who participates? Non-native speakers of English of all proficiency levels may attend this program, and it is designed for participants who are already in the United States. For example:

  • visiting faculty

  • exchange visitors

  • employees of local companies

  • residents of Lexington and surrounding areas

  • graduate students

  • spouses of graduate students and faculty

  • and anyone else who does not need a student visa

Can I take the TOEFL? Yes. At the end of each class, students have the option to take the institutional TOEFL offered every 8-weeks. The cost is $20. 


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