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180 N Wabash Avenue
Chicago, IL 60601, USA

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350 E Dundee Road
Wheeling, IL 60090 USA

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SOLEX College is accredited by the Accrediting Council of Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS).
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Intensive English Program (IEP)

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The SOLEX College Intensive English Program (IEP) offers students an extraordinary opportunity to learn English in an immersive environment.  Our program is offered at all three SOLEX locations and provides a wide range of class times to seamlessly integrate into your schedule. Our courses are 100% instructor led and feature small class sizes to allow maximum student-teacher interaction.

IEP is divided into six levels of English proficiency. Whether you are just beginning to learn English or want to build on your foundation, you will find the right class offering to meet your needs. With our unique location, your study of English will go beyond the classroom.  The surrounding Chicago area provides students with an exceptional opportunity to fully immerse themselves in English. Chicago provides a vibrant and exciting background with world renowned art, culture and entertainment venues that will enrich your study of the English language.

SOLEX offers courses on a rolling schedule, starting once a month across our locations. The Intensive English Program runs for 18 hours/week with classes available for morning, afternoon, and evening schedules.  You will receive an ESL (English as a Second Language) Certificate upon completion (3 levels required).  Please review the English proficiency best suited to your needs and enroll today!

Introductory Levels

                Level 1: Introduction to English with a focus on everyday speech.

                Level 2: Introduction to English with the goal of proficient daily use.

Intermediate Levels

                Level 3: English in academic settings is explored. Focus on grammar, reading and writing.

                Level 4: Focus on advanced academic content and vocabulary.

Advanced Levels

                Level 5: English in advanced academic and career settings.

                Level 6: Formal conversational and written English. Focus on presentations in English.

Prepare to become comfortable with the English language and receive an ESL certificate .


Tuition 2015/16

Price includes: course tuition, testing fee, books, use of computer labs, handout photocopies.

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Intensive English Program (IEP) Disclosure

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    23.0101 [English and Literature, General] for ESL and TESOL programs

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