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  • 日本語 | Learn English | American Language Institute (ALI) | SDSU
    for Academic Purposes EAP Pre MBA Graduate Business Program Intensive English for Communication IEC IEC Summer Session Business English for Global Practices Social Entrepreneurship Teacher Training Semester at SDSU Fulbright Pre Academic Program Workplace English Customized Group Programs Housing American Family Homestay On campus Dormitory On campus Apartments Off campus Apartments Short term Housing Housing Forms San Diego Life ALI Activities SDSU Campus Life Aztec Recreation Center Local Transportation Student

    Original URL path: http://ali.sdsu.edu/Pages/ALI/Engine.aspx?id=832&lang=Japanese (2015-06-03)
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  • San Diego Life | Learn English | American Language Institute (ALI) | SDSU
    Recreation Center Local Transportation Student Information New Students Current Students This will never be seen San Diego Life San Diego s natural beauty and friendly people attract visitors from around the world Located in the southwestern corner of the United States San Diego is the ninth largest city in the country The city is rated as one of the most desirable U S cities based on weather recreation and cultural opportunities San Diego is also one of the safest large cities in the U S San Diego s sunny and warm days average temperature is 18 Celsius in the winter 22 Celsius in the summer makes it the ideal place to study English San Diego offers a wide variety of things to see and do appealing to students from around the world Home to the world famous San Diego Zoo and Wild Animal Park San Diego also offers over 100 kilometers of sandy beaches more than 90 golf courses major league sports teams Sea World museums theaters opera dance companies and other cultural activities Bordered by the Pacific Ocean San Diego is a short drive from the mountains deserts and Los Angeles providing year round opportunities for tourism and outdoor recreation Many cultures are represented in San Diego The city is a rapidly growing center for international trade and is known for its hospitality to international students and visitors Local groups offer numerous activities and events providing a rich cross cultural experience for international students ALI Beyond The Classroom A large part of a student s ESL experience takes place outside of the classroom The ALI places a high priority on providing students opportunities to practice English and experience American culture through SDSU campus life organized activities and trips and volunteer work During the academic year students may participate in

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  • Tag Archives: San Diego Events
    on March 4 2014 No Comments San Diego s Little Italy is an ethnic dining arts business and residential community and has been in existence since the 1920s Little Italy today represents downtown San Diego s oldest continuous more Continue Reading ALI Program Blogs Semester SDSU Posts English for Academic Purposes Posts Intensive English for Communication Posts Business English for Global Practices Posts Social Entrepreneurship Posts Student Profiles ALI Student Profile Sofia Rodriguez 11 February 2015 11 54 PM No Comments Read More ALI Student Profile Tomomi Aoki 30 October 2014 4 38 PM No Comments Read More ALI Student Profile Valeria Garcia Alvarez 21 July 2014 3 42 PM No Comments Read More ALI Student Finds Multinational Success Yutaka Matsuda 28 January 2014 7 28 PM No Comments Read More Student Spotlight Zabella Demirtshyan Pre MBA and Pre Master s Program 16 October 2013 10 30 PM No Comments Read More Instructor Profiles ALI Instructor Profile Renee Merrill 27 February 2015 8 24 PM No Comments Read More ALI Instructor Profile Glen Clabaugh 11 November 2014 12 23 AM No Comments Read More ALI Instructor Profile Brian Mark 17 July 2014 8 57 PM No Comments Read More ALI

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  • Intensive English Communication (IEC) | Learn English | American Language Institute (ALI) | SDSU
    Speakers IEC students have the opportunity to practice their English speaking and listening skills and to improve their knowledge of American culture by interacting with native speakers The ALI s Student Life Office also helps international students make contact with SDSU students and other English speakers outside the classroom Events include Conversation groups and game nights with native speakers twice per month and volunteering for activities around San Diego every month Observing University Courses High intermediate and advanced students can receive assistance from IEC advisors in arranging observations of university courses in areas of interest with the permission of the SDSU professor Interest form http www americanlanguage org Client ali iw forms site iec html Flash Player Required Intramural Sports Students can practice social conversations while playing team sports TOEIC Workshops For students who are interested in taking the TOEIC during their studies in the IEC program the ALI offers workshops and classes to help students prepare for and improve their TOEIC score Level Advisors Each IEC level has an advisor who helps students with the following informing students of program procedures deadlines and policies keeping students up to date on social activities and events and referring students to office personnel for assistance with visa and passport issues housing accounting social activities and more Testing and Placement The IEC program offers instruction in all levels of English from beginning to advanced Students are given individual speaking tests and written tests that assess their level in grammar reading writing and listening Students are then placed in appropriate classes for their level Flexible Start Dates New IEC students may begin their studies after the term begins on any of our published flex entry dates for four weeks or longer Students may extend their stay into the next session for a minimum of four weeks into that session Please see the calendar and fees for entry dates Intensive English for Communication Number of weeks 4 or more Hours of instruction 23 per week Requirements Prior instruction in English Number of levels 7 Also included All students have access to a variety of electives pronunciation clinics sports and conversation clubs language and computer labs personalized student counseling and academic advising Dates See Calendar Fees Curriculum Oral Communication Classes Students receive eight hours per week of instruction in Oral Communications OC classes aimed at improving fluency listening comprehension spoken grammar and pronunciation as well as developing confidence in spoken English skills for situations such as business travel and social interaction Listening Grammar Reading and Writing Students take 12 hours of courses in listening comprehension grammar reading and writing that develop communicative English skills used in professional social and practical situations Speaking Skills Students in Oral Communications classes interact with instructors and with assistant teachers to improve their speaking skills and help to promote intercultural understanding Optional Business Classes Intermediate and advanced students who want to improve their knowledge of business concepts vocabulary and idioms can choose to follow a business track leading to a Business

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  • ALI Instructor – John Neyenesch – Intensive English for Commmunications (IEC)
    themselves He adds I love the point when the class almost descends into chaos but not quite I m reluctant to bring them back because they re having fun and speaking freely without the traditional inhibitions of the classroom Along with his passion for teaching Neyenesch has another reason for continuing to teach English his colleagues We have a wonderful group of people here I ve always liked the administrators support staff and of course my colleagues There is a mutual regard consideration and affection that make the ALI a great place to teach He also provides advice for students Take the opportunities that are here join clubs go to the ARC and take swimming and surfing classes with American students That is how you re going to maximize your learning and your enjoyment of life by being out there Tags American Language Institute IEC John Neyenesch SDSU Comments Closed Comments are closed You will not be able to post a comment in this post ALI Program Blogs Semester SDSU Posts English for Academic Purposes Posts Intensive English for Communication Posts Business English for Global Practices Posts Social Entrepreneurship Posts Student Profiles ALI Student Profile Sofia Rodriguez 11 February 2015 11 54 PM No Comments Read More ALI Student Profile Tomomi Aoki 30 October 2014 4 38 PM No Comments Read More ALI Student Profile Valeria Garcia Alvarez 21 July 2014 3 42 PM No Comments Read More ALI Student Finds Multinational Success Yutaka Matsuda 28 January 2014 7 28 PM No Comments Read More Student Spotlight Zabella Demirtshyan Pre MBA and Pre Master s Program 16 October 2013 10 30 PM No Comments Read More Instructor Profiles ALI Instructor Profile Renee Merrill 27 February 2015 8 24 PM No Comments Read More ALI Instructor Profile Glen Clabaugh 11 November

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  • English for Academic Purposes - American Language Institute | Learn English | American Language Institute (ALI) | SDSU
    academic matters and university selection Advisors help students with admission applications to San Diego State University and other schools Interaction with Native Speakers EAP students have the opportunity to practice their English speaking and listening skills and to improve their knowledge of American culture by interacting with native speakers The ALI Student Life Office can also help students make contact with native speakers outside the classroom Interest form http www americanlanguage org Client ali iw forms site eap html Flash Player Required Observing University Courses High intermediate and advanced students can receive assistance from EAP advisors in arranging observations of university courses in areas of interest With the permission of the SDSU professor EAP students can observe classes in select departments Enroll in SDSU Classes Advanced EAP students may enroll in up to two regular SDSU classes six units with American students during the fall or spring semesters or one SDSU class three units during the summer term Official SDSU grades credits and transcripts are awarded and may be transferred to other universities See EAP Plus below for more information An additional fee applies Testing and Placement The EAP program offers English instruction in all levels from beginning to advanced Students take placement tests to determine their English level They are tested in different skill areas listening speaking reading writing and grammar and placed according to their varied needs and abilities Lower level students take integrated skills classes At the end of each term students have the option of testing again to measure their progress English for Academic Purposes Number of weeks 12 in summer 17 in spring or fall Hours of instruction 23 per week Requirements Prior instruction in English preferred Also included All students have access to academic advising student advising electives pronunciation clinics conversation groups language and computer labs the SDSU library and sports facilities Dates See Calendar Fees Students arriving after the EAP start date may attend the Intensive English for Communication IEC program until the next EAP session begins Curriculum Placement Tests After taking the EAP placement examination students are placed into their courses according to the strength of their language skills in each course content area meaning that students may be in different levels for listening reading writing etc Lower level students follow an integrated curriculum English Skills Significant instruction time is dedicated to developing academic reading writing grammar listening speaking and vocabulary skills and strategies necessary for success in college and university coursework Other Coursework Depending on level students may choose coursed to prepare for the TOEFL and IELTS examinations required for undergraduate university programs Some students may be eligible to take content based courses such as English for Math English for Engineers Product Brand Marketing etc Activities Students are exposed to U S university classroom culture and can take part in SDSU campus activities on a regular basis through the EAP program Program Electives Elective courses are offered each semester to further support test taking skills improve language proficiency and increase knowledge

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  • ALI Instructor Profile – Elizabeth Osmun – EAP
    love coming to work every day and teaching because I think they are fabulous Osmun has also grown with the ALI It s a very positive environment To me the ALI is always growing in a positive direction We are always trying to improve our programs to make them better for students and I ve seen that and I have been part of that process A favorite moment for Osmun is when her students conduct interviews with students on the SDSU campus She mentions that often previous ALI students become SDSU students and are interviewed by new ALI students It s just an incredible moment to have them talk to my students about what to do to transition to main campus It s very rewarding to see that learning process that s a nice moment to see that happen she says Osmun believes she fit into the perfect environment she feels that the ALI instructors are top notch and has learned just as much from her students as they have from her Being around students from other countries just satisfies that need for me I get to experience how they learn and they always share things with me she says Tags American Language Institute EAP Elizabeth Osmun SDSU Comments Closed Comments are closed You will not be able to post a comment in this post ALI Program Blogs Semester SDSU Posts English for Academic Purposes Posts Intensive English for Communication Posts Business English for Global Practices Posts Social Entrepreneurship Posts Student Profiles ALI Student Profile Sofia Rodriguez 11 February 2015 11 54 PM No Comments Read More ALI Student Profile Tomomi Aoki 30 October 2014 4 38 PM No Comments Read More ALI Student Profile Valeria Garcia Alvarez 21 July 2014 3 42 PM No Comments Read More ALI Student

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  • Pre-MBA and Pre-Master's Program | Learn English | American Language Institute (ALI) | SDSU
    advanced levels Advising Students receive advising on academic matters career goals university selection and graduate school application preparation Class Observation Students may visit SDSU university classes in select departments to observe American academic culture and interact with university students and professors Interest form http www americanlanguage org Client ali iw forms site premba html Flash Player Required Information Sessions Local university representatives visit the ALI to present their programs and admissions requirements to ALI students Participation in SDSU Courses Advanced students may enroll in up to two regular SDSU classes six units with American students during the fall or spring semesters or one SDSU class three units during the summer term Official SDSU grades credits and transcripts are awarded and may be transferred to other universities An additional fee applies Testing and Placement The Pre MBA and Pre Master s program offers instruction for high intermediate to advanced levels Students are given placement tests in key skill areas listening reading and writing and are placed in classes according to their needs and abilities At the end of the term students have the option to test again to measure their progress Pre MBA and Pre Master s Program Number of weeks 12 in summer 17 18 in spring or fall Hours of instruction Up to 25 per week Requirements High intermediate to advanced English 21 years old or proof of university graduation Number of levels 3 Dates See Calendar Fees Also included All students have access to academic advising student advising electives pronunciation clinics conversation groups language and computer labs the SDSU library and sports facilities Applicants not providing this proof will be admitted to the English for Academic Purposes program and will take the ALI placement test Testing into level 104 will allow students to enter the Pre MBA and Pre Master s program Curriculum GMAT and GRE Courses specifically designed for international students include all GMAT and GRE sections TOEFL and IELTS Classes are available to help students develop specific skills and test taking strategies Writing Skills Students develop advanced academic business and research writing skills Reading Skills Students learn strategies to increase comprehension and effectively manage the large volume of reading material in graduate programs Communication Skills Students develop effective presentation and discussion techniques and improve speaking and comprehension skills An additional pronunciation clinic is available for students who want to further improve their pronunciation Methods of Instruction Students learn through a variety of methods including team work class discussions and guest presenters to better prepare them for the learning environment in American universities Seminars and Workshops Topics include resume writing statements of purpose interview techniques and more Popular Electives Elective courses are offered each semester to further support test taking skills to improve language proficiency and to increase knowledge of U S culture Courses vary by session Popular electives include Computerized Grad Test Prep Internet based TOEFL Prep IELTS Prep Advanced Vocabulary Accent Improvement Speed Reading English Through Dance English Through Sports Sample Schedule Session Monday Tuesday

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