• Application Deadline
  • 42 days
This 6 week program is designed for students who want to improve their academic English language skills. The Yale English Language Institute program is geared towards undergraduate students who speak English at an intermediate level or higher. The Intensive English Program is designed to help you develop the skills, fluency, and confidence you need to communicate effectively in English.


This Intensive English Program is offered by Yale English Language.

You can expect to improve your English in the following ways:

  • communicate more confidently
  • speak more accurately and fluently
  • improve your written English including emails
  • expand your vocabulary
  • improve your understanding of grammar
  • socialize and network with greater confidence
The Specifics

Morning Classes (Daily)

  • Core classes meet Monday through Friday, 9:00 am to 12:15 pm.
Academic Reading and Writing
  • Develop analytical and discussion skills as practiced in American Universities
  • Learn to recognize rhetorical strategies English writers use
  • Increase your reading comprehension and practice making inference
  • Study literature and learn to write critically about it
Academic Speaking and Listening
  • Learn to express ideas effectively in academic and professional discussions
  • Practice comprehension and speaking with guest speakers, audio and video material and class discussions
  • Study American English pronunciation

Detailed Programme Facts

Programme Structure

Afternoon Elective Classes

Choose one or two afternoon experiential elective classes to focus on your particular interests and learn about American culture.

Sample Elective classes:

  • TOEFL Preparation - Practice for the TOEFL
  • Pronunciation - Practice American English pronunciation
  • American Idioms and English Proverbs
  • Social Issues in America

English Language Requirements

This programme requires students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

Academic Requirements

Course Details
  • IELTS band: Accepted, no minimum score required
  • TOELF iBT ® test: Accepted, no minimum score required
  • CAE Score: not accepted
  • FCE score: not accepted
Application Requirements

The following materials are required for the Intensive English program application:

  • Online application
  • Application fee and Visa Processing fee
  • Financial documents
  • Photocopy of passport
  • If under 18, two letters of recommendation

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    5235 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5235 USD per module and a duration of 42 days.
  • National Applies to you

    5235 USD/module
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5235 USD per module and a duration of 42 days.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for New Haven

  • 1380 - 2110 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Check the programme website for information about funding options.

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