Intensive English Language Course at Kennesaw State University

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Intensive English Program (IEP)

Our IEP comprises of a variety of English language course options ranging from beginner to advanced level, aids students’ preparation for their university careers and enables them to feel comfortable with the prospect of communicating in both academic and social contexts.

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At a Glance

This Intensive English Program is situated in Georgia, USA, only a short distance from Atlanta. At Kennesaw State we strive to promote open and honest intellectual enquiry among our 25,000 students and inspire both professional and social excellence. Nationally acclaimed for our first-year and international courses, we are dedicated to creating a flexible, supportive learning environment in which our students are able to excel.

English Courses

Intensive English Program

Contact hours 17 hours per week
Start date 2014: October; 2015: January, March, May (two May intakes), August 4th , October 13th, January 5th 2015, march 15th
Visa required F1 or B1/B2 visa
Entry Requirements 18 years old or older. Applications from minors will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
Assessments At the end of the 8 week period


$2,000 for 8 weeks of study (18 hours per week)

Key Features

On their arrival, each student is asked to complete an English language assessment in listening, grammar, vocabulary and reading. They must also submit one piece of written English and attend an interview with a member of the IEP faculty. Based on the outcome of these assessments, students will be placed in one of six levels.

What you will learn

The IEP and its content have been designed to develop the four core linguistic skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing. Students participate in interactive classes which focus primarily on the acquisition of English language skills and then on the development of broader cultural and academic knowledge.

Course Structure

  • Level 1 (Beginner): For students with a basic understanding of English and limited or non-existent reading and writing skills.
  • Level 2 (High Beginner): For students with a basic understanding of English, basic communication skills and limited reading and writing.
  • Level 3 (Intermediate): For students with the ability to communicate socially and read texts with limited vocabulary.
  • Level 4 (High Intermediate): For students with the ability to communicate socially and engage in academic work in English with linguistic assistance.
  • Level 5 (Advanced): For students with advanced spoken and aural skills and the ability to engage in academic work in English.
  • Level 6 (High Advanced): For students with an English proficiency level that would allow success in the majority of universities despite some linguistic boundaries.

Study in Georgia, USA

The USA, with its mind-bending six time-zones and incredible cultural and geographical diversity, is a hugely popular destination for international students.

In addition to a rigorous yet highly rewarding education, US universities promise their students a broad spectrum of social and cultural activities. The popularity of student organisations in America promotes an inclusive, welcoming atmosphere. From academically-orientated gatherings to social clubs, there are numerous opportunities for students to meet, mingle and build relationships with like-minded individuals, regardless of their backgrounds or areas of interest.

Study at Kennesaw State University after completing

All ESL students must meet English proficiency requirements to qualify for consideration by Kennesaw State. The Office of Admissions accepts TOEFL and IELTS qualifications and is willing to consider applicants who have not undertaken these assessments but who have successfully completed Level 6 of the IEP. Students who wish to check whether or not they are at an appropriate level to apply for a place in the University may do so by accessing the Office of Global Admissions’ website.

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