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Saint Joseph's University

Saint Joseph's University

ELS Language Centers, Philadelphia (PA)
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School Info

Basic information

  • Enrollment
  • 300students
  • Airport Pickup
  • Yes
  • Telephone
  • +1 (215) 473-4430
  • Fax
  • +1 (215) 473-3220
  • Address
  • 5414 Overbrook Avenue Philadelphia , PA , 19131

Options

  • Urban
  • Homestay
  • On-Campus Dorm/residence
  • Private language school
  • Conditional Admission (0)

Why This School?

  • - Located on the modern and architecturally diverse campus of the University of Cincinnati
    - Conditional admission with 112 ELS level, without TOEFL scores
    - Free access to all campus facilities
    - Number of activities outside of academic settings
    - Student residence on campus or host family option near the center

About the  ELS Language Centers, Philadelphia (PA)

  • For over 50 years, students have chosen ELS to achieve their English language goals. With 12 class levels, state-of-the-art language technology centers, multiple testing services and university admission assistance, ELS ensures success through our personalized approach and commitment to student achievement. ELS' rapidly globalizing world presents many challenges; however, those challenges bring with them many opportunities. Being able to communicate effectively in English can help students make the most of these opportunities and enable student to accomplish his dreams. ELS International Pathways provide one with a seamless journey to further education. Students can study English with ELS in 83 different locations in 11 countries. By completing the ELS English for Academic Purposes program, student satisfy the English requirement for more than 650 ELS partner universities worldwide. ELS University Admission Services will guide students from start to finish as he progress toward his chosen university. Students will make new friends from around the world and come to understand their cultures. This will ensure one a successful journey through a rapidly changing, globalizing world.

About the  Saint Joseph's University

  • 聖約瑟夫大學Saint Joseph's University(SJU)建立於1851年,是一所綜合性的私立大學。位於美國賓夕法尼亞州的歷史名城費城。 
    聖約瑟夫大學Saint Joseph's University(SJU)是全國142所美國大學優等生之榮譽學會中的一員,也通過了美國國際管理教育聯合會(aacsb)商業學院的資格鑒定。 聖約瑟夫大學的教學傳統就是關心學生整體的個人身心發展。這一點反映在學校嚴格的教育制度,以及積極,和睦,向上的校園氛圍,宣揚好人好事。 聖約瑟夫大學有著悠久的歷史,豐富的教學經驗。大學不斷地挑戰學生的雄心,培養他們為成熟的,有深度的人才,讓他們更好的服務整個世界。 
    聖約瑟夫大學Saint Joseph's University(SJU)的主要部分都是大學生,那些想要繼續深造的兼職學生,加速完成學士學位,甚至挑戰更高的學位。對於這些非全職的學生,學校提供了非常好的橋樑,開設了過渡課 程,學校有專門的學習社團,並且開設了一些沒有證書的輔修課程。《財富》雜誌把聖約瑟夫大學列為“最值得上”的美國第一流大學之一。 is a private, coeducational Roman Catholic Jesuit university that is located in three separate campuses, namely the Wynnefield section of Philadelphia. The school was founded in 1851 as Saint Joseph's College by the Society of Jesus. As of 2010, Saint Joseph's University is one of 28 member institutions of the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities. Saint Joseph's University educates over 8,500 students each year in over 60 undergraduate majors, 12 special-study options, 28 study-abroad programs, 53 graduate study areas, and an Ed.D. in Educational Leadership. It has 17 centers and institutes. Saint Joseph's is one of the oldest Jesuit, Catholic universities in the United States.

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Course Information

  • Focus of Study : 
    Structure/Speaking Practice with emphasis on vocabulary enrichment and language technology

    Benefit, Goal of this course : If students want to learn English while still having time to visit local cities and attractions, the ELS Semi-Intensive English program is the perfect choice! Student will take classes in the morning and have afternoons free to explore and use his improving English.
     
    Curriculum :  
    The development of important language skills and elements, such as listening, speaking, 
     
    pronunciation and vocabulary, allows him to communicate accurately and effectively.
     
    Students practice conversation and other speaking skills using practical, real-world English. Students learn 
    to write with accuracy and effectiveness, develop strategic listening skills and improve your use  
    of grammar.
     
    Students work on his individual language skills and objectives through technology-supported learning  
    in our modern Language Technology Centers.
     
    Contact America! provides student with regular opportunities to meet with native English speakers, visit 
    and observe university courses, listen to guest lecturers and participate in local excursions

    Classroom Hour : 
    Monday through Friday/20 sessions per week 
    8:30-9:20-Language Technology Center
    9:30-10:20-Vocabulary Enrichment
    10:30-11:20-Structure/Speaking Practice
    11:30-12:20-Structure/Speaking Practice

Course Information

Class size 12 Students Schedule 4, 8, 12, 16, 20, 24, 28, 32, 36, 40 Weeks
Course Level 12 level VISA Info I-20 Issued Upon Request
Minimum age 16 Accommodation Homestay, On-Campus Dorm/residence

requirements

  • N/A

Course Schedule

2021-01-04 2021-02-01 2021-03-01 2021-03-29
2021-04-26 2021-05-24 2021-06-21 2021-07-19
2021-08-16 2021-09-13 2021-10-11 2021-11-08
2021-12-06
※ From the Course Starting Dates 4, 8, 12, 16, 20, 24, 28, 32, 36, 40Weeks(month) Choose

Fees

Tuition

School's Admin fee (USD)$ 180        Detail
Tuition
4 Week 8 Week 12 Week 16 Week 20 Week
(USD)$ 1,448 (USD)$ 2,896 (USD)$ 4,128 (USD)$ 5,504 (USD)$ 6,520
24 Week 28 Week 32 Week 36 Week 40 Week
(USD)$ 7,824 (USD)$ 8,624 (USD)$ 9,856 (USD)$ 11,088 (USD)$ 12,320

Accomodation

Housing Placement fee
Accommodation Fee
Terms Homestay On-Campus Dorm/residence Off-Campus residence
4 weeks (USD)$ 1260 (USD)$ 1492

Airport Pickup

Airport Pickup (USD)$ 145
Other Charges (USD)$ 75    Detail

Remarks / Other Information

  • * Dates and Fees are approximate and may change without prior notice.

Course Information

  • Focus of Study : 
    Structure and Speaking Practice, Vocabulary Enrichment, Language Technology Center

    Benefit, Goal of this course : 
    Students who wish to study English while on vacation in the USA may do so in the ELS American Explorer Program.
    Curriculum : This program features three morning lessons per day (Monday through Friday) for a total of 15 lessons per week. Afternoons are free for recreation and relaxation. 

    Classroom Hour : 
    Monday through Friday/15 lessons per week
    8:30-9:20 Vocabulary Enrichment/Language
    9:30-10:20 Structure/Speaking Practice
    10:30-11:20 Structure/Speaking Practice

Course Information

Class size 12 Students Schedule 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 12 Weeks
Course Level 12 level Minimum age 16
Accommodation Homestay, On-Campus Dorm/residence

requirements

  • N/A

Course Schedule

2020-11-09 2020-12-07 2021-01-04 2021-02-01
2021-03-01 2021-03-29 2021-04-26 2021-05-24
2021-06-21 2021-07-19 2021-08-16 2021-09-13
2021-10-11 2021-11-08 2021-12-06
※ From the Course Starting Dates 1, 2, 3, 4, 8, 12Weeks(month) Choose

Fees

Tuition

School's Admin fee (USD)$ 180        Detail
Tuition
1 Week 2 Week 3 Week 4 Week 8 Week
(USD)$ 455 (USD)$ 845 (USD)$ 1,160 (USD)$ 1,384 (USD)$ 2,768
12 Week Week Week Week Week
(USD)$ 3,948

Accomodation

Housing Placement fee
Accommodation Fee
Terms Homestay On-Campus Dorm/residence Off-Campus residence
4 weeks (USD)$ 1260 (USD)$ 1492

Airport Pickup

Airport Pickup (USD)$ 145
Other Charges (USD)$ 75    Detail

Remarks / Other Information

  • * Dates and Fees are approximate and may change without prior notice.

Course information

  • Focus of Study :
    English for Academic Purposes (EAP) is set out to provide students with the fundamental academic tools they will need in order to study abroad. EAP will be the initiative to students' pursuit of higher education.

    Benefit, Goal of this course : 
    Students who enroll in EAP program will ultimately aim for conditional admissions to ELS' 650+ partner universities. Students who complete all 12 levels of Intensive EAP courses will be issued a Certificate of Completion which will prove students' English proficiency at more than 650 universities.

    Curriculum :
    Students at all levels will be offered Language Technology Center and Reading/Writing lessons. From beginner(101-103) to advanced(107-109), students will be provided with structure/speaking and vocabulary lessons while masters (110-112) will be provided with Skills Enhancement Class and Language Studies additionally.

    Classroom Hour : 
    English for Academic Purposes Sample Class Schedule*


    BEGINNER
    (101 - 103)

    INTERMEDIATE
    (104 - 106)

    ADVANCED
    (107 - 109)

    MASTERS
    (110 - 112)

    8:30 – 9:20

    Structure/Speaking Practice

    Structure/Speaking Practice

    Language Technology Center

    Skills Enhancement Class*

    9:30 – 10:20

    Structure/Speaking Practice

    Structure/Speaking Practice

    Vocabulary Enrichment

    Language Technology Center

     

    10:30 – 11:20

    Language Technology Center

    Vocabulary Enrichment

    Structure/Speaking Practice

    Language Studies

    11:30 – 12:20

    Vocabulary Enrichment

    Language Technology Center

    Structure/Speaking Practice

    Language Studies

    12:20 – 1:30

    LUNCH

    LUNCH

    LUNCH

    LUNCH

    1:30 – 2:30

    Reading/Writing**

    Reading/Writing**

    Reading/Writing**

    Reading/Writing**

    2:40 – 3:45

    Reading/Writing**

    Reading/Writing**

    Reading/Writing**

    Reading/Writing**



Course information

Class size 15 Students Schedule 4, 8, 12, 16, 20, 24, 28, 32, 36, 40 Weeks
Course Level 12 level VISA Info I-20 Issued Upon Request
Minimum age 16 Accommodation Homestay, On-Campus Dorm/residence

requirements

  • N/A

Course Schedule

2020-11-09 2020-12-07 2021-01-04 2021-02-01
2021-03-01 2021-03-29 2021-04-26 2021-05-24
2021-06-21 2021-07-19 2021-08-16 2021-09-13
2021-10-11 2021-11-08 2021-12-06
※ From the Course Starting Dates 4, 8, 12, 16, 20, 24, 28, 32, 36, 40Weeks(month) Choose

Fees

Tuition

School's Admin fee (USD)$ 180        Detail
Tuition
4 Week 8 Week 12 Week 16 Week 20 Week
(USD)$ 1,888 (USD)$ 3,776 (USD)$ 5,376 (USD)$ 7,168 (USD)$ 8,500
24 Week 28 Week 32 Week 36 Week 40 Week
(USD)$ 10,200 (USD)$ 11,228 (USD)$ 12,832 (USD)$ 14,436 (USD)$ 16,040

Accommodation

Housing Placement
Accommodation fee
Terms Homestay On-Campus Dorm/residence Off-Campus residence

Airport Pickup

Airport Pickup (USD)$ 145
Other Charges (USD)$ 315    Detail

Remarks / Other Information

  • * Dates and Fees are approximate and may change without prior notice.

Location


Accommodation

  • Student Residence (On Campus) Location: SJU - Rashford Hall 5200 City Avenue Philadelphia, PA Room Type: Double Deluxe - *Contact ELS for Married Couple rate/availability. Both the husbandand wife must study at ELS. Meals: No meals included Min Age: 17 Key/Damage: $200 Description: Shared bedrooms within 2- bedroom campus apartment-style dorm. Shared bathrooms (2 per apartment). Each apartment offers a furnished living room, dining area, and kitchen and has free cable TV, internet access and local telephoneservice. Rooms include 2 beds, 2 desks, 2 closets & 2 night tables. Linens are also included. Coin-operated washers and dryers (small fee) are located on each floor. Homestay  Location: Homestays in the area Room Type: Single Meals: 14 meals per week Min Age: 17 Key/Damage: None Description: Host family students areresponsible for their personal transportation. Most students walk or take the university shuttle to campus.

Surrounding Area

  • ELS/Philadephia is located just 25 minutes from downtown Philadelphia on the beautiful, safe campus of Saint Joseph's University. Philadelphia, the second-largest city on the East Coast, is a modern yet historic city offering visitors a lively experience in American culture and a wide range of recreational activities. Area attractions include Philadelphia's many historical attractions, such as Independence National Park and the Liberty Bell, Downtown cultural attractions. New York City, Atlantic City, Washington DC and Niagara Falls are all possible weekend trips.

Facilities

  • baseball field, basketball courts, cafeteria, computer center, fitness center, gymnasium, health center language technology center, library, music practice room, Racquetball/Squash courts, Recreational park, running track, snack bar, soccer field, swimming pool, tennis court, wheelchair accessible

Top Native Language by Center

  • Students from all over the world with different nationality and cultural background have chosen ELS program to study English in a new Environment. Majority of the students come from Asian countries including Japan (30%), Taiwan (25%) and Korea (20%). Some students from Central America (6%), Europe(9%) and Middle eastern countries (4%) have also chose ELS to enrich their English skills.

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FAQ Questions

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Jean-marie

St. Joseph's University ELS Language Centers, Philadelphia (PA)
Q. Hi  Location of the course, address, ground transportation, what he needs to bring with him, agenda of the training ?

A. Center Registration
All ELS Centers are open from 8am to 5pm, Monday through Friday. All newly arriving students must take the Student Course Level Placement Test and register on
the first Monday.
If a holiday falls on a first Monday, ELS Centers will be open only to register newly arriving students. The Student Course Level Placement Test will be administered
on the following Tuesday.
Students may register on the following Tuesday only if a holiday falls on a first Monday.


What to Bring
‐Passport (plus I‐94 card & I‐20 form if applicable)
‐Materials contained in the acceptance package
‐Funds to pay tuition, housing, and any other relevant fees (or receipt showing pre‐payment)
‐Funds to pay for ELS Health Insurance or Proof of Insurance (in English) of health insurance coverage along with ELS Health Insurance Waiver form.

Emergency Contact Information
ELS Toll Free #: 1‐877‐479‐5912 (Sunday arrival use only)
or 1‐800‐HELP‐ELS (1‐800‐435‐7357)


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謝俊翔

設施的問題?有哪些設施?
Q: 想請問學校設施如何? A: 您好感謝您的詢問,關於學校設施的部分,以下為您做個說明。 籃球場,食堂,計算機中心,健身中心,體育館,語言技術中心,圖書館,音樂練習室,球/壁球場,娛樂公園,跑道,小吃店,足球場,游泳池,網球場,輪椅通道


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陳志雲

我在一般英語課程上,我的英語水平仍然很低,拼命想跟著上課,
教師的老師非常友好,並且會有很多發言的機會,我每天都在愉快地學習。

由於班上的氣氛很明亮,我能夠很快適應,我的朋友立刻就做到了!
由於台灣學生較少,我沒有機會使用中文,所以只有一個月,我覺得自己語言能力提高許多。

目前,我正在寄宿一個寄宿家庭。
從四月到六月底,我們有一個寄宿合同,
從七月份開始,我計劃搬到學校準備的校園外的學生宿舍。
我喜歡我的寄宿家庭,學生宿舍決定搬遷,因為同班以外的朋友也可以成為一個良好的環境。
寄宿家庭非常友善,母親喜歡烹飪,所以每次飯都很美味,我每天都很期待回到寄宿家庭。

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