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Intensive English Program Levels

Students new to IEP takes a placement exam upon arrival. This tests a student’s reading, writing, and listening comprehension. Level placement is determined at that time.

We offer six levels:

  • Foundations – Beginner
  • Level 1 – High Beginner
  • Level 2 – Intermediate
  • Level 3 – High Intermediate
  • Level 4 – Advanced
  • Level 5 – High Advanced
  • Level 6 – University Bridge – Not offered every session

Program structure:

  • Each level is 8-weeks during Fall and Spring sessions, and 8-weeks during Summer session
  • Each level includes core courses in reading, writing, speaking & listening, and grammar
  • Students advance to the next level dependent upon final course grades (C or better) and teacher recommendations
  • At the end of levels 4 and 5, students take the iTEP Academic Plus to gain admission to degree programs.

Note: IEP students who wish to be considered for a UIS degree program must meet the English proficiency requirement(s) specific to their program. General admission English proficiency requirements can be found here.

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University of Illinois Springfield
One University Plaza
Springfield, Illinois 62703-5407
217-206-6600

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