Macomb, 20,000 population, is 373 kilometers southwest of Chicago, 243 kilometers north of St. Louis, and 68 kilometers from the Mississippi River. It is a friendly, safe city which provides a positive study environment.
The WESL Institute is one of only 50 ESL programs in the U.S. to be recognized by the U.S. Department of Education as meeting the highest standards for ESL programs, through the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation(CEA). WESL Institute provides a program in academic English for students preparing to enter an American college or university. Students attend classes 20-23 hours per week and develop skills in reading, writing, listening and speaking, and develop academic, social and cross-cultural skills needed for university work. Teachers are experienced professionals with advanced degrees and average 10 years experience in teaching ESL at WESL.
Dormitory rooms guaranteed for WESL/WIU students; married/graduate student on-campus apartments; off-campus apartments
(16/8 weeks) 2884/1045