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|
|Fall 2||6 weeks||October 22 - December 6, 2018||October 12, 2018||View Courses|
|Spring 1||6 weeks||January 14 - February 25, 2019||January 4, 2019|
|Spring 2||6 weeks||March 18 - April 25, 2019||March 8, 2019|
|Summer 1||3 weeks||May 6-23, 2019||April 26, 2019|
|Summer 2||3 weeks||June 10-27, 2019||May 31, 2019|
|Summer 3||3 weeks||July 8-25, 2019||June 28, 2019|
|Fall 1||6 weeks||August 26 - October 7, 2019||August 16, 2019|
|Fall 2||6 weeks||October 21 - December 5, 2019||October 11, 2019|
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.
* Beginning with the Spring 1 2019 session, each course will be $315.
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 each sessions deadline.
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: January 4, 2019 at 5:00 PM
No class on Monday, January 21 due to the Martin Luther King, Jr. Day holiday.
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