Intensive English Institute

Since 1967, the Intensive English Institute (IEI) has helped thousands of international students and professionals improve their English language proficiency.

IEI provides full-time and part-time curriculum options in its intensive English programs, as well as special group programs for international universities, businesses, educational agencies, and other University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign units.

Services & Support

  • Encourages international visiting scholars, students, teaching assistants in university departments and trailing spouses/partners to enroll in IEI’s intensive English courses to improve their English proficiency.
  • Develops intensive English programs for international groups associated with university departments and programs.
  • Processes requests for workshops or courses in conversational English, reading, pronunciation, grammar usage, and vocabulary development. IEI also handles topics about giving formal presentations, writing research papers, and letter writing.

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