(USA) UCLA Extension Program กับตัวแทนอย่างเป็นทางการ Torch Education
Overview: เป็นหลักสูตรที่มีชื่อเสียงที่สุด ทางด้านการเตรียมตัวสำหรับการเข้าเรียนต่อในระดับมหาวิทยาลัย โดยใช้คณาจารย์ที่จบการศึกษาด้านการสอบภาษาอังกฤษ (Tesol) เพื่อมุ่งให้ผู้เรียนได้ทักษะการเรียนรู้ภาษาอังกฤษครอบคลุมทุกด้านเชิงเข้มขันแบบวิชาการ อาทิเช่น Writing, Listening, Reading, Speaking and Grammar ตลอดจนมีวิชาเลือกในคาบบ่าย (Selective Subject) เช่น Public speaking, Pronouncation, TOEFL preparation, GMAT preparation, Business english, English through movies, American culture, etc
หลักสูตร: Academic Intensive English Program (AIEP), Intensive English Communication Program (IECP), American Culture and Communication Course (ACC), Pre-Master’s Preparation Program, Business English Communication Program
หลักสูตรภาษาอังกฤษเชิงวิชาการเข้มข้นสำหรับการเตรียมพร้อมเข้าศึกษาต่อในระดับมหาวิทยาลัยชั้นนำ, หลักสูตรการฝึกสื่อสาร สนทนา ตามโจทย์แต่ละ topic ที่กำหนดขึ้น, หลักสูตรเตรียมความพร้อมในระดับปริญญา และ หลักสูตรระยะสั้นในทุกสาขามากกว่า 100 หลักสูตร
Academic Intensive English Program (AIEP) – this full-time program focuses on reading, writing, grammar, and TOEFL iBT preparation
Enroll in AIEP if you want to:
- Prepare for study in an American college or university
- Study English for personal or professional reasons
- Enhance your skills in reading, vocabulary, writing, listening, speaking, and grammar
- Equal emphasis on reading, writing, listening, speaking, and grammar
- Interactive, student-centered classroom activities – pair work, group work, panel discussions, and oral presentations.
- Multimedia and web enhanced lessons.
- Visits to sites outside the classroom to reinforce instruction
Students who successfully complete advanced-level AIEP courses will have acquired academic and English-skills to pursue further studies. The UCLA Extension American Language Center (ALC) has established conditional admission agreements with a number of colleges and universities. These institutions have agreed to waive TOEFL, IELTS, and other standardized language proficiency assessments if students have successfully completed an advanced level of the ALC Academic Intensive English Program (AIEP). Completion of AIEP level 105 is required for community colleges, level 107 for 4-year colleges and universities. A grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 on a 4-point scale is also required for those courses.
Intensive English Communication Program (IECP) – this full-time program improves pronunciation, spoken grammar, and listening comprehension
Enroll in IECP if you want to:
- Improve your English speaking and listening skills for personal or professional reasons.
- Gain confidence in your ability to communicate with native speakers.
- Emphasis on listening and speaking skills
- Interactive classroom activities – pair work, group work, panel discussions, and communication exercises. Video- and computer-based lessons
- Visits to sites outside the classroom to reinforce instruction
American Culture and Communication Course (ACC) – the course helps participants improve English skills while learning about American culture and life in Southern California. This part-time course is for those who are in the U.S. for tourism, business, and/or visiting family/friends.
American Culture and Communication (ACC)
Part-time course for those who are in the United States for tourism, business, and/or visiting family. The course helps participants improve English skills while learning about American culture and life in Southern California. Topics include Pop Culture Discussion, American TV, Media Studies, Grammar, Movies Class, Idioms & Slang, Business English, Marketing and more.
- Morning classes with three 50-minute sessions.
- Four weeks or three weeks in September.
- Minimum Age: You must be 18 years of age on or before the start of ACC
- Student (F-1) Visa: ACC does not offer F-1 student visa.
- Application: Apply in-person–ACC applications and fees must be paid in person at the ALC Administrative Office. No online ACC applications are accepted.
I wanted to improve my English while visiting friends in L.A. When I look back at my experience here, it couldn’t have been better. In three words, I LOVED IT!
—Emma Lesant, Sweden (American Culture & Communication)
Pre-Master’s Preparation Program – this intensive program prepares international students for success in U.S. master’s, Ph.D., and professional programs.
The Pre-Master’s Preparation is an intensive program and offers the following:
- Graduate-level academic English skills
- Critical thinking and analytical skills
- GMAT and GRE Preparation, TOEFL iBT Preparation and/or IELTS Preparation
- Assistance selecting and applying to graduate schools
- Personalized academic advising
- Strategies for academic success
- Optional enrollment in UCLA Extension course for academic credit
The Pre-Master’s Preparation is suitable for students who:
- Plan to apply to graduate programs in the U.S.
- Have been accepted into a U.S. graduate program
All students must meet specific Pre-Master’s Preparation admission requirements.
Pre-Master’s Preparation graduates have been accepted to the following schools:
- George Washington University Law School
- Hofstra University
- Hult International Business School
- Syracuse University
- UCLA School of Law
- UC Santa Cruz
- University of New Hampshire
- University of San Francisco
- Westminster University
- Business English Communication Program – offered in Tokyo, Japan, the program is designed for business professionals and advanced students of business who need to conduct international business using English.
Location: UCLA Campus Intersection of Le Conte Ave and Westwood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90024
Cost: เริ่มต้นที่ $3,075
|Quarter||Session||Program Dates||Program Length||Please Apply By:||Student Services Fee||Program Fee||Total Fee|
|Winter 2017||–||January 9-March 17, 2017||10 weeks||November 14, 2016||$950||$4,850||$5,800|
|Spring 2017||–||April 3-June 9, 2017||10 weeks||February 6, 2015||$950||$4,850||$5,800|
|Summer 2017||A||June 22-September 11, 2017||12 weeks||April 27, 2017||$1,005||$4,720||$5,775|
|B||June 22-July 31, 2017||6 weeks||April 27, 2017||$610||$2,465||$3,075|
|C||August 3-September 11, 2017||6 weeks||June 8, 2017||$610||$2,465||$3,075|
|Fall 2017||–||September 28-December 4, 2017||10 weeks||August 3, 2017||$950||$4,850||$5,800|
คุณภาพผู้สอน: ด้วยตัวผู้สอน ที่มีประสบการณ์มากกว่า 20 ปี
An ALC instructor for 20 years, Adam coordinates and teaches in the Intensive English Communication Program. His English-learning website, elfs.com, has had over 2 million visitors. His other creations include ALC’s Facebook page, ALC’s YouTube channel, the Discover L.A. IECP class social website, and three self-published ESL books. He earned a BS from UCLA and Teaching Credentials from California State University Northridge.
Robert (Bob) Baldwin
An ESL teacher since 1977, Bob has taught English to all age levels in Mexico, Peru, Spain, Colombia, and South Korea. Besides teaching at ALC, he also serves as the Academic Advisor, assisting students with academic and career choices beyond ESL studies at UCLA Extension. He has two MA’s: Teaching English as a Second Language and Educational Psychology.
Bella received her MA in Teaching English as a Foreign Language from UCLA in 1984 and has been teaching at the ALC ever since. She is also a teacher-trainer and curriculum and program developer at ALC. Previously, she taught English in Russia and Azerbaijan.
Joan received an MA degree in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) and Applied Linguistics from UCLA and has taught in France and as a government and corporate employee in Japan. Joan has been teaching and developing curriculum at the American Language Center since 2004 and is a recipient of UCLA Extension’s Distinguished Instructor Award.
Judy has an MA degree in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) from UCLA and over thirty years’ experience in teaching English to international students at the post-secondary level. Most of her experience has been as a full-time faculty member at UCLA Extension’s American Language Center. Judy also has extensive experience in curriculum design, materials development, teacher training, instructional technology, assessment, test preparation, program administration and marketing. She is the author of two internationally used ELT textbook series and the recipient of UCLA Extension’s Distinguished Instructor Award.
Julie Norminton holds a Bachelor’s Degree in French and Italian, first teaching qualification from International House in Piccadilly, a DELTA qualification from the University of Cambridge, a Postgraduate Certificate in Education from the University of Southampton, UK, specializing in elementary education and received her Master’s degree in TESOL in September 2008. Ms. Norminton has been teaching adults and young learners of all levels. She has trained teachers for Departments of Education in Mexico, Spain, Italy, Bahrain and the UAE and has been training on the CELTA course for eleven years. Since her arrival in the U.S., she has been teaching English language to professionals and students extensively and has been a member of the full-time faculty at the American Language Center at UCLA Extension since 2013.
Kathy received her MATESOL degree from California State University, Los Angeles. She is Lead Instructor for the Intensive English Communication Program (IECP) at the American Language Center in UCLA Extension. In addition to ESL teaching duties, Kathy has developed curriculum for the communication program and has trained teachers to utilize these interactive materials. She also teaches ESL classes for the Academic Intensive English Program (AIEP), including the accent reduction elective. Prior to UCLA Extension, Kathy taught a wide range of adult ESL classes for more than twenty years and coordinated distance learning courses.
Kyle began teaching at the American Language Center in 1989 after returning from a three-year journey teaching and traveling in mainland China. Kyle holds an M.Ed in Curriculum Studies as well as a BA in Linguistics/Philosophy—both from UCLA.
Michael teaches advanced reading and writing classes at ALC. He lived in several parts of the world before returning to the U.S. to study at UCLA. He has a BA and an MA in History, and earned an MA in Applied Linguistics and Teaching English as a Foreign Language at the American University in Cairo, Egypt.
Robina (Bobby) Bundell
Bobby started teaching at ALC in 2006. She holds a Diploma in TESL and a Master’s in Applied Linguistics from Victoria University in New Zealand. She taught in Japan, New Zealand and the Czech Republic before settling in California. Bobby has taught a variety of levels and skills, including exam preparation, and she is an official IELTS examiner. In 2014, Bobby received UCLA Extension’s Distinguished Instructor Award for teaching excellence and dedication to the program.
Scott has traveled to over 25 countries, including two years teaching in Korea. He has a BA in Theater, a Minor in Art, a Certificate in Film, and an MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages.
Shelley joined the ALC in 2007. She has been teaching ESL since 1996 in university language programs and served in the Peace Corps in Poland. She holds an MA in Intercultural Communication from the University of Pennsylvania.
Svetlana (Lana) Koyadinovich
Lana holds BA and MA degrees in English Language and Literature from the University of Belgrade, Serbia. She first started teaching English to students of various backgrounds, proficiencies and needs in her native Serbia. Prior to UCLA Extension, she worked for the Los Angeles Unified School District teaching English to adult ESL learners as well as life skills, parent workshops and computer literacy. Since 2012, she has been teaching academic English, mentoring teachers and developing curriculum at UCLA Extension’s American Language Center.
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