Program Overview

Alliant’s ESOL program provides students from around the world with the life-changing opportunity to improve skills and increase confidence with the English language. ESOL courses are provided for students who are seeking an Alliant undergraduate or graduate degree and who require English language support courses. Our San Diego ESOL program offers a selection of engaging and intensive courses customized to your specific English-language needs and learning style and to prepare you to communicate effectively and confidently in English so that you can excel in your personal, professional, and academic life.

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Program Highlights

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Meet English proficiency requirements for Alliant’s bachelor’s or graduate programs in fields such as TESOL, education, business/management, and psychology.

Three ESOL Course Levels

Alliant ensures that each student is placed at the appropriate English proficiency level for instruction and coursework through the administration of a placement exam and evaluation of their speaking abilities.

Year-Round Admissions

Our ESOL program admits students on a rolling, 8-week enrollment schedule, so that you never have to wait to start a program.

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Frequently Asked Questions

The classes you will take in Alliant’s ESOL program will depend on your particular English-learning need, and which level of program you are taking. Regardless of program level, though, each student in this program will take courses in Integrated Skills, Listening & Speaking. Reading, and Writing & Grammar.

All students in the ESOL program take the Alliant International English Proficiency Test (IEPT) prior to the start of their ESOL classes. The Alliant IEPT is an admissions requirement for all international students who do not meet the TOEFL, IELTS, or other accepted standardized English exam requirement listed for their specific academic program. The Alliant International English Proficiency Test measures a student’s abilities in reading, grammar, writing, listening and speaking skills. Students take the Alliant IEPT exam prior to first-time registration and is offered on the San Diego campus during the orientation period each semester.

The ESOL program is an 8-week term program and is open for enrollment during each of those respective enrollment periods. You can find a copy of our 2018-2019 8-week term academic calendar here.

The ESOL program provides non-credit English language instruction which prepares students for their Alliant degree program. The length of time that a student takes ESOL courses is dependent on their English language needs. The typical length of time is between two and four 8-week terms.

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Why Alliant

At Alliant, our mission is to prepare students for professional careers of service and leadership and promote the discovery and application of knowledge to improve the lives of people in diverse cultures and communities around the world. Our Vision is an inclusive world empowered by Alliant alumni.

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