PROGRAMS

INTENSIVE ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE PROGRAM (IESL)

This is a series of Intensive English courses for students that want to improve their English academically or professionally. These courses help students develop grammatical accuracy, reading comprehension, listening, speaking and writing that will cultivate English language proficiency needed to succeed and thrive.

IESL Course Descriptions:

Hancock International College offers 6 levels of the Intensive ESL (IESL) Program. The levels are as follows:
IESL 100 (Beginner)
IESL 101 (Beginner High)
IESL 102 (Intermediate Low)
IESL 103 (Intermediate)
IESL 104 (Intermediate High)
IESL 105 (Advanced)
 

INTENSIVE BUSINESS ENGLISH (IBE)

This is a series of Intensive English courses for students that want to improve their English for business purposes. With our integrated approach students develop grammatical accuracy, reading comprehension, listening, speaking and writing that will cultivate English language proficiency needed to succeed and thrive in the professional world.

IBE Course Descriptions:

Hancock International College offers 6 levels of the Intensive Business English (IBE) Program. The levels are as follows:
IBE 100 (Beginner)
IBE 101 (Beginner High)
IBE 102 (Pre-Intermediate)
IBE 103 (Intermediate)
IBE 104 (Upper Intermediate)
IBE 105 (Advanced)
 

INTENSIVE ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES (IEAP)

This program is for students looking to attend an American university or college. These courses are designed to bridge the gap between traditional ESL classes and the expectations and level of intensity that is required at the university level. In addition students will learn about American history and culture as it relates to university life.

IEAP Course Descriptions:

Hancock International College offers 3 levels of the Intensive English for Academic Purposes (IEAP) Program. The levels are as follows:
IEAP 200: The purpose of this course is to prepare students for university. The course focuses on reading comprehension for university level textbook readings as well as listening comprehension for academic lectures. Furthermore, students develop skills for participating in classroom discussions, presenting on academic material, and to learn the basics of writing research papers with proper formatting and citations. In addition, this course introduces students to American history and culture especially in regard to university life.
IEAP 201: This course continues to prepare students for the level of difficulty of university. The course focuses on reading comprehension for university level textbook readings as well as listening comprehension for academic lectures. Furthermore, students develop skills for both leading and participating in classroom discussions, giving presentations at length, and to write longer research papers with proper formatting and citations. In addition, this course exposes students to American history and culture in regard to university life.
IEAP 202: The purpose of this course is to prepare students for the level of difficulty of university by exposing students to four 2-week samples of university classes. Students are expected to read university level textbooks, listen to university level lectures, speak about academic topics, and to write research papers. Furthermore, this course continues to expose students to American history and culture especially in regard to university life.
 

TOEFL iBT PREPARATION (TOEFL PREP)

The goals of this course are to strengthen English language skills in reading, listening, speaking, and writing while familiarizing students with the type of content, questions and tasks on the TOEFL iBT. Additionally, there is focused and integrated practice to develop critical thinking and communicative competence. Students also learn about American history and culture with emphasis in how it applies to college and university life.
 

OBSERVATION HOURS

Individuals who wish to observe a class may do so by scheduling an appointment with HIC Administration. Observation hours must be scheduled prior to the arrival of the individual. Please contact the Administration office (949) 679-2000 to schedule your observation.
 

PATHWAY

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The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
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University of Houston - Victoria
The University of Houston-Victoria (UHV), a dynamic destination institution serving Texas and the world, is dedicated to providing every student educational and leadership opportunities to become a successful professional and an engaged global citizen. Innovative educational activities challenge students to make meaningful connections between their learning and their lives in a complex world. UHV promotes economic development and advances quality of life through teaching, research, and service excellence.

 

ACADEMIC YEAR

Winter Quarter (January-March) Spring Quarter (April-June)
Summer Quarter (June-August) Fall Quarter (September-December)

 

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