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): The goal of this course is to help students gain basic listening and speaking skills for everyday life; develop basic English vocabulary and literacy skills, and develop basic grammar and writing skills. In addition, this course introduces students to American culture and history.

 
IESL 101 (Beginner High): The goal of this course is to help students continue to gain basic listening and speaking skills for everyday life; continue developing basic English vocabulary and literacy skills, and continue developing basic grammar and writing skills necessary to produce paragraphs. In addition, this course introduces students to American culture and history.

 
IESL 102 (Intermediate Low): The goal of this course is to help students improve their listening and speaking skills for everyday life and begin to develop academic skills in listening and speaking, in addition to developing academic reading skills and vocabulary while adding to their basic reading skills and vocabulary knowledge, and continuing to add to basic grammar knowledge and the skills necessary to produce paragraphs. In addition, this course introduces students to American culture and history.

 
IESL 103 (Intermediate): The goal of this course is to help students continue developing their ability to hold a conversation and to develop an ability to comprehend, and discuss simple academic topics. Students begin to develop academic reading skills, to continue learning general vocabulary, and to begin to learn academic vocabulary. This course is to help students develop intermediate grammar skills and develop the skills to write short compositions.

 
IESL 104 (Intermediate High): The goal of this course is to help students at the high-intermediate level develop academic listening skills, develop speaking skills for personal and academic situations, develop academic reading and vocabulary skills, improve their use of grammar and develop basic academic writing skills. In addition, this course introduces students to American culture and history.

 
IESL 105 (Advanced): The goal of this course is to help students at the advanced level develop academic listening skills, develop speaking skills for personal and academic situations, develop academic reading and vocabulary skills, improve their use of grammar and develop academic writing skills. In addition, this course introduces students to American culture and history.

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

westcliff university
 

Westcliff University’s mission is to educate, inspire, and empower students from around the world to acquire the competencies to excel personally and professionally through innovative, high-quality distance and campus programs.

 

Mt. Sierra College
 

Mt Sierra College is dedicated to providing access to higher education and a practical, hands-on quality learning environment that is flexible and accessible to a geographically diverse and multicultural population. The College is committed to preparing students with the requisite knowledge and skills needed for successful careers in today’s rapidly changing and complex global marketplace.

 

The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
 

The Chicago School is a not-for-profit, regionally accredited institution with nearly 4,300 students at locations across the country (Chicago, Southern California, and Washington, D.C.) and Online. TCSPP has been an innovator in the field of psychology and related behavioral science since 1979. TCSPP offers more than 20 degree programs and a wealth of opportunities for international experiences.

 

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)

 

Academic Calender 2016-2017