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LEAP Intensive English Program, English Course

  • Application Deadline
  • 84 days
University rank #1168 (BCR) Dayton, OH, United States
LEAP Intensive English Program provides full-time intensive English instruction and offers non-native speakers the linguistic, academic, and social skills they need to be successful in an American university. Students come to LEAP for a variety of reasons. Some study in LEAP for a short time to improve their English language skills; others seek degrees from Wright State University.
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The LEAP Intensive English Program from Wright State University prepares non-native speakers of English for success in academic and professional programs. LEAP is committed to:

  • providing quality English instruction taught by highly qualified instructors.
  • offering opportunities to participate in social, cultural, and mainstream curricular activities to facilitate student success in university studies.
  • promoting linguistic and cultural diversity and intercultural understanding.

LEAP offers:

  • integrated curriculum that reinforces input and results in greater retention.
  • TOEFL waiver for admission to Wright State for qualified undergraduate and graduate students who successfully complete the LEAP program. Visit the International Admissions website to find out the admission criteria for available programs.
  • test preparation course offered to Level 4 students to practice for IELTS and TOEFL tests.
  • experienced faculty, all with advanced degrees in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) or a related field and experience teaching English at the university level.
  • writing classes in computer labs using the latest computer technology.
  • collaboration with Wright State's TESOL program and many university courses.
  • field trips to local sites of interest and other extracurricular activities.
  • access to all Wright State academic and recreational facilities.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 84 days
    • Duration description

      LEAP offers three instructional terms each year: Fall (15 weeks), Spring (15 weeks), and Summer (12 weeks). 

  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

LEAP offers four levels of instruction:

  • Level 1 (High Beginning)
  • Level 2 (Low Intermediate / Intermediate)
  • Level 3 (High Intermediate)
  • Level 4 (Advanced)

LEAP provides opportunities for enhanced learning:

  • Grammar and pronunciation workshops offered by the TESOL program
  • Individual weekly tutoring in the LEAP Learning Center (LLC)
  • Weekly meetings with conversation partners

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Photocopy of the information page of your passport
  • Transcripts from other ESL programs (transfer students only)
  • Proof of high school graduation (certificate/diploma)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    14250 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14250 USD for the full programme and a duration of 84 days.
  • National

    14250 USD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 14250 USD for the full programme and a duration of 84 days.
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Living costs for Dayton

  • 880 - 1360 USD/month
    Living Costs

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


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