Oregon State University

Academic English

Study English and take classes at a leading American university

Through development of listening, speaking, reading, and writing; TOEFL preparation; and academic study skills, the program enables students to progress to academic degree programs.

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  • Program information
  • Entry requirements
  • Dates and prices
  • Progression
  • How to apply

Is Academic English right for me?

The Academic English program at INTO Oregon State University prepares international students for university study in the US. This academically rigorous program provides international students with high-quality English language instruction and the academic skills to succeed at OSU through development of:

  • Listening
  • Speaking
  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Standardized test preparation
  • Academic study skills

Program highlights include:

  • Intensive English to prepare for university study
  • Academic advising throughout the program
  • Small classes of 18-20 students
  • Highly-trained and experienced instructors
  • Participation in the Conversant Program

What will I study?

  • 7 levels of instruction
  • Foundation preparation through level 2 combines both General English and Academic English students
  • 18 hours per week of course work covering the core skills of reading, writing, listening and speaking (students in Levels 1 and 2 take 27 hours of lessons per week)
  • Choice of electives at higher levels

Does this program lead to further study?

Academic English students may progress to a Pathway program or direct admission to a university degree program after achieving the language level required and meeting all other requirements.

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