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West Chester University

West Chester University

ELS Philadelphia-West Chester (PA)
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School Info

Basic information

  • Enrollment
  • 300students
  • Airport Pickup
  • Yes
  • Telephone
  • (610) 436-1067
  • Fax
  • (610) 436-4690
  • Address
  • 809 Roslyn Street, R 100 West Chester, PA 19383

Options

  • Suburban
  • Homestay
  • On-Campus Dorm/residence
  • Private language institute (at University)
  • Conditional Admission (0)

Why This School?

  • - West Chester today is part of the rapidly growing suburban complex surrounding Philadelphia and offers interesting opportunities for the study of local, county, and regional government in a period of change and growth.
    - This program is an Intensive English language training for university-bound students as well as those who need to improve their English for personal and professional reasons in a student-centered, nurturing environment.

About the  ELS Philadelphia-West Chester (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  West Chester University

  • Quality education at a reasonable price... this is the goal of West Chester University, the second largest of the 14 institutions of higher learning that compose the State System of Higher Education of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. A comprehensive and multipurpose university, West Chester serves individuals of all ages with a variety of programs to fill their educational needs. West Chester offers degrees in the arts and sciences, teacher preparation and certification, advanced study preparation in fields such as medicine and law, education for specific professions, and continuing education. Seepage 62 for a complete listing of undergraduate degree programs. Total enrollment at West Chester includes more than 12,800 undergraduate students and about 2,300 graduate students. While most undergraduates are recent high school graduates preparing for career objectives, many others are older individuals, including veterans and homemakers, who either never before had the opportunity for a college education or whose schooling was interrupted.

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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 VISA Info I-20 Issued Upon Request
Minimum age 16 Accommodation Homestay, On-Campus Dorm/residence

requirements

  • N/A

Course Schedule

2020-09-21 2020-10-19 2020-11-16 2020-12-14
2021-01-11 2021-02-08 2021-03-08 2021-04-05
2021-05-03 2021-05-31 2021-06-28 2021-07-26
2021-08-23 2021-09-20 2021-10-18 2021-11-15
2021-12-13
※ From the Course Starting Dates 4, 8, 12, 16, 20, 24, 28, 32, 36, 40Weeks(month) Choose

Fees

Tuition

School's Admin fee (USD)$ 175
Tuition
4 Week 8 Week 12 Week 16 Week 20 Week
(USD)$ 1,410 (USD)$ 2,820 (USD)$ 4,230 (USD)$ 5,356 (USD)$ 6,695
24 Week 28 Week 32 Week 36 Week 40 Week
(USD)$ 7,614 (USD)$ 8,883 (USD)$ 9,584 (USD)$ 10,782 (USD)$ 11,980

Accomodation

Housing Placement fee
Accommodation Fee
Terms Homestay On-Campus Dorm/residence Off-Campus residence
4 weeks (USD)$ 970 (USD)$ 1120

Airport Pickup

Airport Pickup (USD)$ 145
Other Charges

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 VISA Info I-20 Issued Upon Request
Minimum age 16 Accommodation Homestay, On-Campus Dorm/residence

requirements

  • N/A

Course Schedule

2020-09-21 2020-10-19 2020-11-16 2020-12-14
2021-01-11 2021-02-08 2021-03-08 2021-04-05
2021-05-03 2021-05-31 2021-06-28 2021-07-26
2021-08-23 2021-09-20 2021-10-18 2021-11-15
2021-12-13
※ From the Course Starting Dates 4, 8, 12, 16, 20, 24, 28, 32, 36, 40Weeks(month) Choose

Fees

Tuition

School's Admin fee (USD)$ 175
Tuition
4 Week 8 Week 12 Week 16 Week 20 Week
(USD)$ 1,840 (USD)$ 3,680 (USD)$ 5,244 (USD)$ 6,992 (USD)$ 8,280
24 Week 28 Week 32 Week 36 Week 40 Week
(USD)$ 9,936 (USD)$ 10,948 (USD)$ 12,512 (USD)$ 14,076 (USD)$ 15,640

Accommodation

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

Airport Pickup

Airport Pickup (USD)$ 145
Other Charges

Remarks / Other Information

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

Location


Accommodation

  • Homestay 
    Location: Homestays in the West Chester area   
    Room Type: Singles 
    Meals: 14 meals per week 
    Min Age: 16 
    Key/Damage: None. 

    Description: 
    any of the Homestays are located throughout the West Chester borough. Living in a homestay will require students to travel (no longer than 45 minutes) using public or private transportation. The SEPTA train, West Chester County Bus line, and local taxi services are all convenient options for students.  


    Student Residence (on campus) 
    Location: North Campus Residential Halls  
    Schmidt and Tyson Residence Halls
    West Chester, PA 19383 
     
    Room Type: Doubles 
    Meals: Seven (7) meals per week are included in the dorm booking. This meal plan allows for dining at various locations throughout campus. All dining facilities offer a wide range of nutritional foods to fit every lifestyle.  
    Min Age: 16 
    Key/Damage: None
      
    Description: 
    North Campus Residential Halls are set up in the traditional dorm style and are approximately 16' X 12' with a large window. The layout provides for two students (of the same gender) per room with communal bathrooms and sinks down the hall. Each room contains two single beds, with mattresses 80" in length. The rooms are also equipped with two (2) desks, two (2) desk chairs, two (2) dressers, two (2) wardrobes, and under bed storage. Much of the furniture is moveable and students can arrange as they choose. Basic cable is available in each room and the entire building is equipped with wifi capabilities. 

     Each hall contains laundry facilities, study rooms, secured entry/exit 24 hours a day, front desk attendants, and resident advisors on each floor. Most halls have a shared kitchenette in the general lounge area. All dorms are within walking distance of dining facilities and the student union. 

     Note: Students will be housed in Schmidt Hall during the academic school year and Tyson Hall during the summer term.  

Surrounding Area

  • The Borough of West Chester is the county seat of Chester County, Pennsylvania, United States. The population was 18,461 at the 2010 census. West Chester University of Pennsylvania is located in the borough. Valley Forge, the Brandywine Battlefield, Marsh Creek State Park, and other historical attractions are nearby, as are Longwood Gardens, the Brandywine River Museum, and Christian C. Sanderson Museum.

Facilities

  • swimming pool, workout rooms, racquetball courts, indoor running track, health Center,library, bookstore,ATMs, performing arts center, public safety

Top Native Language by Center

  • Nationalities of students include Asian(Korean, Japanese, Chinese..),Latin American and European. The percentage may vary each month.

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