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English Language Institute
Acceptance into the ELI program is an opportunity for you to improve your English skills, expand your academic knowledge, and have fun with new friends. The program is rigorous, and it is an exciting opportunity for those up to the challenge. Academic content is designed to teach English to domestic students and international students with a solid academic language foundation in their native language and formal schooling experience. However, some students struggle and become frustrated when the content exceeds their academic foundation. These students require extensive tutoring, at the expense of assisting more qualified students. Accordingly, each student must demonstrate that he or she can make adequate progress and improvements within two semesters of enrollment. Students without demonstrated progress will be asked to withdraw from the program.
Each student’s progress is being assessed throughout the semester. At the end of each semester, teachers provide a written report on the student’s progress and performance.
There are three types of certificates:
The performance criteria for each certificate are listed below:
Gallaudet University, chartered in 1864, is a private university for deaf and hard of hearing students.
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