English as an Additonal Language

English as an Additonal Language


The English as an Additional Language Program at Vincennes University is an intensive English language acquisition program. Classes are small, between 10 to 20 students. 学生 focus on developing listening, speaking, reading, 和 writing comprehension. In addition, students practice pronunciation 和 exp和 their vocabulary. 的类 are eight weeks long. Full-time students take two classes per semester 和 are in class 20 to 25 hours per week. The smaller class size allows the students the opportunity to receive individual attention, weekly feedback, 和 participate in meaningful class 活动. 的类 prepare the students for college level work 和 the work world.

Vincennes University was one of the first two-year colleges in the nation to offer ESL课程. With more than thirty years of experience, we have a proven success record of teaching English to international 和 resident students. 学生 are placed in ESL classes based on their proficiency. Vincennes University is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission.


If you are an International Student interested in EAL classes or attending Vincennes University, please email 招生 at INTSTUDENT@VINU.EDU 或浏览 INTERNATIONAL STUDENT AFFAIRS PAGE.

There are two 8-week sessions per semester for full-time students 和 one 16-week session for part-time students. Full-time students attend 20 hours per week 和 part-time attend for 10 hours per week.

Sixteen week EAL courses meet synchronously 和 in-person on TuWR 8 AM - 11:00 AM 16周. Eight week EAL courses meet: synchronously 和 in-person on MTuW 8 AM - 11:00 AM 和 12:30 PM - 2:30 PM 和 Th 8-11 AM.

Some levels of 距离 Education (online) EAL courses are available. 距离 Education EAL courses meet asynchronously via 澳门足球博彩官方网址’s learning management system, Blackboard. 距离 Education EAL students may attend office hours via Zoom or another videoconferencing 平台.

Community Member Class

  • EALG 086 Community Member Class (1 credit hour course). This class is for resident students who want to improve their English proficiency. 学生 can choose one hour a week that they want to attend EAL class. EAL classes for Fall 2020 are offered Monday-Tuesday 8:30-11 AM 和 Tuesday-Wednesday 12:30-2:30 PM, but students are encouraged to choose their hour based on what English skills they want to work on. On Monday mornings, we discuss grammar. On Tuesday mornings, we work on speaking, listening, 和 conversing. On Tuesday afternoons, we read 和 discuss news articles. On Wednesday afternoons, we read 和 discuss fiction novels.

Intensive English Program Track

  • EALG 090 Pre-EAL
  • EALG 091 Beginning EAL
  • EALG 092 Low Beginning EAL 2
  • EALG 093 High Beginning EAL 3
  • EALG 094 Low Intermediate EAL 4
  • EALG 095 High Intermediate EAL 5
  • EALG 096 Advanced EAL

College Credit Class to support our students during first year at Vincennes University

  • EALG 100 Bridge Class

Summer Intensive Language Institute for students who desire to learn English as quickly 尽可能

  • EALG 097 Intensive Institute

Special Course Offering designed for students with specific educational goals

  • EALG 098 Special Language Purpose


If you are an international student interested in EAL/ESL classes or attending Vincennes University, please email 招生 at INTSTUDENT@VINU.EDU. If you are a resident student who would like to take EAL/ESL class please email 澳门足球博彩官方网址ADMIT@VINU.EDU.

If you are interested in learning English 和 enrolling in EALG/ESL classes as a non-degree seeking student, please complete the 应用程序  入学S INFORMATION FORM.