The Language Institute offers short course sessions throughout the year. Click through the yellow boxes below for upcoming course offerings. Each session is six weeks in length during the spring and fall sessions and three weeks in length in our three summer sessions.
Our short courses are intended for adult learners who would like to improve their English communication skills for both professional and social reasons. If you live in Atlanta or are just visiting Atlanta, please check out our upcoming courses.
|Session||Length||Session Dates||Application/Refund Deadline||Courses|
|Spring 1||6 weeks||January 16 - February 28, 2018|
|Spring 2||6 weeks||March 19 - May 3, 2018|
|Summer 1||3 weeks||May 7-24, 2018|
|Summer 2||3 weeks||Check back in 2019|
|Summer 3||3 weeks||July 9-26, 2018||June 29, 2018||View Courses|
|Fall 1||6 weeks||August 27 - October 8, 2018||August 17, 2018||View Courses|
|Fall 2||6 weeks||October 22 - December 6, 2018||October 12, 2018||View Courses|
Fees and Requirements
Each course is $300. There is also a one-time $25 computer support fee per session. Payment must be made in full within one week of application submission.
All applicants are required to provide a copy of their U.S. visa, U.S. passport, or U.S. permanent resident card. Acceptable file types include .pdf, .jpg, .jpeg, .png, .doc.
Selecting a Level of Study
The Language Institute does not provide a placement exam for short courses and allows applicants to select their own level of study. Applicants are strongly advised to use our Level Self-Assessment information to help determine which level is best for their current level of English proficiency. There will be no refunds after Friday, August 17.
Classes meet on Monday (M), Tuesday (T), Wednesday (W), and Thursday (R) as noted in the schedules below*. No classes meet on Friday.
* Example: A class with TR meets on Tuesday and Thursday. A class with MTWR meets Monday through Thursday.
Click through the yellow boxes below to see course offerings for upcoming sessions and to access the online application form. Click the course name to read a description of the course.
A course may be canceled due to low enrollment. The Language Institute will notify applicants immediately by email if a course is canceled, and applicants will receive a full refund.
Application and Refund Deadline: June 29, 2018 at 5:00 PM
|Beginning to Intermediate||High Intermediate to Advanced|
|8:30-10:00 AM||Grammar Basics (MTWR)||American Pronunciation (MTWR)|
|10:30 AM - 12:00 PM||Everyday Conversation (MTWR)||Public Speaking (MTWR)|
|1:15-2:45 PM||Reading Club (MTWR)||Professional & Technical Writing (MTWR)|