The Intensive English course curriculum is designed to help you easily transition to university study – you will learn academic English with vital study and classroom skills that will lead to success.

Intensive Online Plus (ION+) Program

The Intensive Online Plus (ION+) program includes 16 hours of remote teaching each week, plus individual work in Guided E-Learning (GEL), MyELT and My English Lab learning platforms.

The 16 hours of remote teaching includes:

  • 6 hours of Structure and Speaking Practice (SSP)
  • 6 hours of Reading and Writing
  • 2 individualized instruction sessions
  • One 2-hour group activity on Fridays

To learn more about the ION+ program, click here.

Certificate of Completion

Successful completion of Level 109 of the Intensive English program will allow you to enter the University of La Verne International year One (IY1) Program, provided you also meet the necessary academic entry requirements. The IY1 Program allows you to continue to improve your English while earning academic credits toward your bachelor’s degree.



Class Locations

The Intensive English classes are held on the University of La Verne campus at the ELS Language Center. You’ll make friends from around the world and across the U.S. as you practice your English with both international and domestic students alike.

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