English Language Instruction (ELI)

  • English Language Instruction (ELI)

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    English Language Instruction (ELI) offers a comprehensive language study program for English language learners seeking to improve their skills for academic success, professional advancement, and general enrichment. 

    ELI courses (ELI 80 - 82 Intermediate - Advanced) prepare students to enter academic major programs at BCCC by developing necessary academic skills in reading, writing, grammar, listening, speaking, and note-taking. 

    Courses are taught by ESL-trained instructors who concentrate on getting students ready for successful participation in U.S. higher education opportunities.   

    ELI courses are offered during Fall (August - December), Spring (January - May), and Summer (June - August) semesters. 

    Enrollment steps for new ELI students: 

    1. Students complete the college application and, if eligible for in-state tuition rates, a Residency Verification form.   
    2. All new ELIstudents take theACCUPLACER-ESL test to determine placement level.  Students must place at Intermediate (ELI 80) level at least to enroll in ELI courses.  ACCUPLACER ESL Sample Questions 
    3. Students meet with an ELI advisor to select courses and register.

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    International Students BCCC issues I-20s to eligible persons for International Students status (F-1 visa).  International Students may enroll in ELI courses to satisfy their full-time study requirements.  For enrollment steps and deadlines, see International Students.  

    For more information, please contact the International Student Advisor. 

International Students

  • BCCC issues I-20s to eligible persons for International Students status (F-1 visa).  International Students may enroll in ELI courses to satisfy their full-time study requirement.  For enrollment steps and deadlines, see International Students Office
     

Contact

  • For more information, call 410-986-5434.
     
Last Modified on June 21, 2022