English Language Instruction (ELI)
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:
- Students complete the college application and, if eligible for in-state tuition rates, a Residency Verification form.
- 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
- Students meet with an ELI advisor to select courses and register.
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.
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.
For more information, call 410-986-5434.