Intensive English

Why Intensive English ?

FREE One-on-one Tutoring

Free IELTS Class twice a week

Small class size (average 10)

Engaging English Lessons


Who is the Intensive English Program for?


The Intensive English program is an academic program that is made for students who want to improve their English quickly to enter American high schools, universities, or to pass international English proficiency tests such as IELTS or TOEFL. In the free one-on-one tutoring session every week, our professional and caring teachers will make sure you’re on the right track. Every effort is made to ensure you learn in a safe and interactive environment that fosters intercultural and educational growth.

Intensive English Sample Class Schedule

Full-time student: 21 hours a week

Part-time student: 18 hours a week max.

Age Requirement

ELCI-Monmouth: 14 years old

ELCI-Albany: 17 years old

Levels & Program Duration

No English level requirement.

Come for as many months as you want or need. The longer you study, the lower the per-week price.

What is it really like?



Options After ELCI

Western Oregon University (WOU)

Half-Half Program

After studying at the General Intensive English program at the ELCI, students with sufficient TOEFL or IELTS scores can participate in the Half-Half Program with Western Oregon University (WOU) and if successful can matriculate into the full-time academic program in the university.


Linn-Benton Community College (LBCC)

ELCI students who meet all of the following requirements can enter LBCC through ELCI:

  1. Have a paper-based TOEFL score of 475 or higher (with director recommendation)
  2. Have a GPA of 3.0 or higher at the ELCI
  3. Maintain 80% attendance at the ELCI

Students must also pass the LBCC Reading Test. LBCC’s admissions office determines acceptance.

More information about our partner Linn-Benton Community College (LBCC).

   Hear our students’ experiences at LBCC!