Classes

See below for a list of IEP courses, the topic, and the level to which they are offered. 

Core Curriculum

  • Levels Offered
    Course
    Content
  • Foundations 
    Integrated Skills
    Introduces students to English grammar and vocabulary as well as developing reading, writing, and speaking skills. Part-time students taking Integrated Skills courses must take a minimum of 12 class hours per week, 8:15am-11:30am Monday-Thursday.
  • Intermediate to High Advanced
    Grammar
    Strengthens students' English grammar skills from the intermediate to advances levels.
  • Intermediate to High Advanced 
    Reading
    Courses in reading advance from controlled texts to novels and academic literature.
  • Intermediate to High Advanced
    Writing
    Courses range from the basics of composition to university-level academic writing.
  • Intermediate to High Advanced
    Vocabulary & Idioms
    Expands the student's understanding and use of English vocabulary and idioms in a variety of contexts.
  • Intermediate to High Advanced 
    Listening & Speaking 
    Focuses on social and academic communication and comprehension.

Sample Class Schedule

  • This is a sample schedule. Class days and times are not guaranteed.
  • Schedule is subject to change.
  • Students may request a particular section and schedule, but the IEP does not guarantee placement in that section.
  • Students who place into the Foundations division must be registered for and attend classes between 12-18 hours per week. Students who take 12 hours should plan to be in classes Monday through Thursday from 8:15-11:30.

  • Student proficiency level to be determined by placement exam, writing sample, and oral interview.
  • Optional activities will be offered at various times during the session.

Sample Morning Schedule

  • Time
    Monday
    Tuesday
    Wednesday
    Thursday
  • 8:15am-9:45am
    Class Period 1
    Class Period 4
    Class Period 1
    Class Period 4
  • 10:00am-11:30am
    Class Period 2
    Class Period 5
    Class Period 2
    Class Period 5
  • 1:20pm-2:50pm
    Class Period 3
    Class Period 6
    Class Period 3
    Class Period 6

Sample Afternoon Schedule

  • Time
    Monday
    Tuesday
    Wednesday
    Thursday
  • 11:40am-1:10pm
    Class Period 1
    Class Period 4
    Class Period 1
    Class Period 4
  • 3:00pm-4:30pm
    Class Period 2
    Class Period 5
    Class Period 2
    Class Period 5
  • 4:45pm-6:15pm
    Class Period 3
    Class Period 6
    Class Period 3
    Class Period 6

Friday/Saturday Elective Classes

  • Class
    Class Description 
    Cost 
    Text Book 
    Class Hours 
    Important Note
  • Grammar for Extra Practice
    Student will spend extra time practicing grammar rules and structure. 
    $200
    No textbook is required
    Meets 2 hours a week on Friday morning for a total of 6 weeks 
    You must be enrolled in the Intermediate, High Intermediate, Advanced, or High Advanced level to be eligible to take this class. 
  • Pronunciation & Conversation
    Teaches students the proper emphasis of words and syllables for effective communication. 
    $200
    $40
    (estimate)
    Meets 2 hours a week on Friday morning for a total of 6 weeks
    This class is offered to students from all levels of study. 
  • SAT/ACT Preparation
    Teaches students the structure of the SAT and ACT exams and how to effectively prepare for these exams. 
    $400
    No textbook required 
    Meets 4 hours a week on certain Saturday mornings (11/4, 11/11, 11/18, 12/2) for a total of 4 weeks
    You must be enrolled in High Intermediate, Advanced, or High Advanced level to be eligible to take this class. 

Important Note: A minimum number of students will need to enroll in the courses listed above in order to offer that class. If the required number of students do not enroll, all course tuition will be refunded. 

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