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English as a Second Language Institute (ESLI)

Alcorn State University Office of Global Programs is offering English as a Second Language Institute (ESLI) to provide high quality and intensive academic English language instruction to international students. ESLI is taught by experienced personnel dedicated to innovation and best practices. ESLI provides intensive English language instruction to students who want to achieve functional command of English in order to prepare for a successful academic or employment experience in the United States and meet the linguistic and cultural challenges of living in an English-speaking environment. It also equips students with the capacities to meet the linguistic challenges of life in an increasingly global society. ESLI at ASU includes the following components: conversational English, grammar, reading, listening comprehension, writing, and vocabulary. Additionally, ESLI facilitates American English speaking practice and assists international students with writing essays and research papers.

ELSI Testing and Placement

Description of ELSI Levels

ESLI Application Form

NOTICE: We are not taking any ESLI Applications at this time. We will resume taking applications as soon as possible.