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English Language Institute  

Welcome! The English Language Institute (ELI) offers academic and cultural programming for students at the University of Central Missouri. It is our goal to provide English language learners the skills they need to be successful in the university, their careers, or in specialized language programs.

The ELI is housed together with the Center for Global Education and the Study Abroad Program.

Our premier for credit program, the Intensive English Program (IEP), is CEA-accredited. The IEP offers nine levels, ranging from beginning to advanced. Please contact the English Language Institute at 660-543-8796 or iep@ucmo.edu. We look forward to hearing from you.

 

Online IEP Communication Skills - Listening/Speaking (International Students Only)
Item: 202004ELI10141 Instructor:  Valerie Heming
This course focuses on listening for meaning and notetaking. This is an online, non-credit course and can be counted towards UCM's English Proficiency Requirements. Students are given a placement test to determine level (Beginning, Intermediate, Advanced). Courses are a-synchronous and include regular, virtual meetings with the instructor. Students will receive a certificate of completion and 4.2 Continuing Education Units. Students should expect to spend 3-5 hours per week on this course. For more information, please contact Valerie Heming, Director of the English Language Institute at UCM via email (vheming@ucmo.edu). Zoom appointments are available.
Class Dates: 10/26/2020 - 1/29/2021 Fee: $425.00
This Course is NOT for F or J visa students. Upon registration, dates and times for the course will be determined between you and the instructor.
 

Online IEP Communication Skills - Listening/Speaking (International Students Only)
Item: 202101ELI10141 Instructor:  Valerie Heming
This course focuses on listening for meaning and notetaking. This is an online, non-credit course and can be counted towards UCM's English Proficiency Requirements. Students are given a placement test to determine level (Beginning, Intermediate, Advanced). Courses are a-synchronous and include regular, virtual meetings with the instructor. Students will receive a certificate of completion and 4.2 Continuing Education Units. Students should expect to spend 3-5 hours per week on this course. For more information, please contact Valerie Heming, Director of the English Language Institute at UCM via email (vheming@ucmo.edu). Zoom appointments are available.
Class Dates: 2/1/2021 - 5/7/2021 Fee: $425.00
This Course is NOT for F or J visa students. Upon registration, dates and times for the course will be determined between you and the instructor.
 

Online IEP Grammar (International Students Only)
Item: 202004ELI10131 Instructor:  Valerie Heming
This course focuses on sentence structure, editing, and correct usage. This is an online, non-credit course and can be counted towards UCM's English Proficiency Requirements. Students are given a placement test to determine level (Beginning, Intermediate, Advanced). Courses are a-synchronous and include regular, virtual meetings with the instructor. Students will receive a certificate of completion and 4.2 Continuing Education Units. Students should expect to spend 3-5 hours per week on this course. For more information, please contact Valerie Heming, Director of the English Language Institute at UCM via email (vheming@ucmo.edu). Zoom appointments are available.
Class Dates: 10/26/2020 - 1/29/2021 Fee: $425.00
This Course is NOT for F or J visa students. Upon registration, dates and times for the course will be determined between you and the instructor.
 

Online IEP Grammar (International Students Only)
Item: 202101ELI10131 Instructor:  Valerie Heming
This course focuses on sentence structure, editing, and correct usage. This is an online, non-credit course and can be counted towards UCM's English Proficiency Requirements. Students are given a placement test to determine level (Beginning, Intermediate, Advanced). Courses are a-synchronous and include regular, virtual meetings with the instructor. Students will receive a certificate of completion and 4.2 Continuing Education Units. Students should expect to spend 3-5 hours per week on this course. For more information, please contact Valerie Heming, Director of the English Language Institute at UCM via email (vheming@ucmo.edu). Zoom appointments are available.
Class Dates: 2/1/2021 - 5/7/2021 Fee: $425.00
This Course is NOT for F or J visa students. Upon registration, dates and times for the course will be determined between you and the instructor.
 

Online IEP Reading (International Students Only)
Item: 202004ELI10111 Instructor:  Valerie Heming
This course focuses on vocabulary development and summarizing. This is an online, non-credit course and can be counted towards UCM's English Proficiency Requirements. Students are given a placement test to determine level (Beginning, Intermediate, Advanced). Courses are a-synchronous and include regular, virtual meetings with the instructor. Students will receive a certificate of completion and 4.2 Continuing Education Units. Students should expect to spend 3-5 hours per week on this course. For more information, please contact Valerie Heming, Director of the English Language Institute at UCM via email (vheming@ucmo.edu). Zoom appointments are available.
Class Dates: 10/26/2020 - 1/29/2021 Fee: $425.00
This Course is NOT for F or J visa students. Upon registration, dates and times for the course will be determined between you and the instructor.
 

Online IEP Reading (International Students Only)
Item: 202101ELI10111 Instructor:  Valerie Heming
This course focuses on vocabulary development and summarizing. This is an online, non-credit course and can be counted towards UCM's English Proficiency Requirements. Students are given a placement test to determine level (Beginning, Intermediate, Advanced). Courses are a-synchronous and include regular, virtual meetings with the instructor. Students will receive a certificate of completion and 4.2 Continuing Education Units. Students should expect to spend 3-5 hours per week on this course. For more information, please contact Valerie Heming, Director of the English Language Institute at UCM via email (vheming@ucmo.edu). Zoom appointments are available.
Class Dates: 2/1/2021 - 5/7/2021 Fee: $425.00
This Course is NOT for F or J visa students. Upon registration, dates and times for the course will be determined between you and the instructor.
 

Online IEP Writing (International Students Only)
Item: 202004ELI10121 Instructor:  Valerie Heming
This course focuses on correct use of citation and research skills. This is an online, non-credit course and can be counted towards UCM's English Proficiency Requirements. Students are given a placement test to determine level (Beginning, Intermediate, Advanced). Courses are a-synchronous and include regular, virtual meetings with the instructor. Students will receive a certificate of completion and 4.2 Continuing Education Units. Students should expect to spend 3-5 hours per week on this course. For more information, please contact Valerie Heming, Director of the English Language Institute at UCM via email (vheming@ucmo.edu). Zoom appointments are available.
Class Dates: 10/26/2020 - 1/29/2021 Fee: $425.00
This Course is NOT for F or J visa students. Upon registration, dates and times for the course will be determined between you and the instructor.
 

Online IEP Writing (International Students Only)
Item: 202101ELI10121 Instructor:  Valerie Heming
This course focuses on correct use of citation and research skills. This is an online, non-credit course and can be counted towards UCM's English Proficiency Requirements. Students are given a placement test to determine level (Beginning, Intermediate, Advanced). Courses are a-synchronous and include regular, virtual meetings with the instructor. Students will receive a certificate of completion and 4.2 Continuing Education Units. Students should expect to spend 3-5 hours per week on this course. For more information, please contact Valerie Heming, Director of the English Language Institute at UCM via email (vheming@ucmo.edu). Zoom appointments are available.
Class Dates: 2/1/2021 - 5/7/2021 Fee: $425.00
This Course is NOT for F or J visa students. Upon registration, dates and times for the course will be determined between you and the instructor.
 

UCM English Proficiency Test
Item: 202004ELI11501  
 
UCM′s English Proficiency Test assesses Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking skills, with a focus on Vocabulary and Grammar subskills. A student who has applied to UCM may choose to take this test in lieu of TOEFL or IELTS.

Important Information: This test may be taken only one time by students prior to their arrival at UCM. UCM reserves the right to retest a student upon arrival if there is a suspicious difference in the level of English as compared to the UCM English Proficiency Test results. The scores for this test may only be used for Admission to the University of Central Missouri. Deadline for submitting any English Proficiency Test scores is October 15, 2020.

Scoring: Total: 120 points:

• Undergraduate: Conditional = 52 points and below; ELIPS = 53-60 points; Full Academic: = 61 points

• Graduate: Conditional = 60 points and below; ELIPS = 61-78 points; and Full Academic = 79 points.

OPEN ENROLLMENT Fee: $151.00
This is a 90-minute examination and students may not leave the session. To schedule a date and time for your test, you must email Valerie Heming, Director of the English Language Institute: vheming@ucmo.edu. Tests will be viewed, proctored and recorded. Students must show a valid passport in order to take the test. Test results will typically be sent to students within 48 hours after the test. In case of technical difficulties, the Test Administrator will contact you with details and reschedule the test.
 

UCM English Proficiency Test
Item: 202101ELI11501  
 
UCM′s English Proficiency Test assesses Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking skills, with a focus on Vocabulary and Grammar subskills. A student who has applied to UCM may choose to take this test in lieu of TOEFL or IELTS.

Important Information: This test may be taken only one time by students prior to their arrival at UCM. UCM reserves the right to retest a student upon arrival if there is a suspicious difference in the level of English as compared to the UCM English Proficiency Test results. The scores for this test may only be used for Admission to the University of Central Missouri. Deadline for submitting any English Proficiency Test scores is October 15, 2020.

Scoring: Total: 120 points:

• Undergraduate: Conditional = 52 points and below; ELIPS = 53-60 points; Full Academic: = 61 points

• Graduate: Conditional = 60 points and below; ELIPS = 61-78 points; and Full Academic = 79 points.

OPEN ENROLLMENT Fee: $151.00
This is a 90-minute examination and students may not leave the session. To schedule a date and time for your test, you must email Valerie Heming, Director of the English Language Institute: vheming@ucmo.edu. Tests will be viewed, proctored and recorded. Students must show a valid passport in order to take the test. Test results will typically be sent to students within 48 hours after the test. In case of technical difficulties, the Test Administrator will contact you with details and reschedule the test.
 

UCM English Proficiency Test
Item: 202102ELI11501  
 

UCM′s English Proficiency Test assesses Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking skills, with a focus on Vocabulary and Grammar subskills. A student who has applied to UCM may choose to take this test in lieu of TOEFL or IELTS.

Important Information: This test may be taken only one time by students prior to their arrival at UCM. UCM reserves the right to retest a student upon arrival if there is a suspicious difference in the level of English as compared to the UCM English Proficiency Test results. The scores for this test may only be used for Admission to the University of Central Missouri. Deadline for submitting any English Proficiency Test scores is October 15, 2020.

Scoring: Total: 120 points:

• Undergraduate: Conditional = 52 points and below; ELIPS = 53-60 points; Full Academic: = 61 points

• Graduate: Conditional = 60 points and below; ELIPS = 61-78 points; and Full Academic = 79 points.

OPEN ENROLLMENT Fee: $151.00
This is a 90-minute examination and students may not leave the session. To schedule a date and time for your test, you must email Valerie Heming, Director of the English Language Institute: vheming@ucmo.edu. Tests will be viewed, proctored and recorded. Students must show a valid passport in order to take the test. Test results will typically be sent to students within 48 hours after the test. In case of technical difficulties, the Test Administrator will contact you with details and reschedule the test.
 

UCM English Proficiency Test
Item: 202103ELI11501  
 

UCM′s English Proficiency Test assesses Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking skills, with a focus on Vocabulary and Grammar subskills. A student who has applied to UCM may choose to take this test in lieu of TOEFL or IELTS.

Important Information: This test may be taken only one time by students prior to their arrival at UCM. UCM reserves the right to retest a student upon arrival if there is a suspicious difference in the level of English as compared to the UCM English Proficiency Test results. The scores for this test may only be used for Admission to the University of Central Missouri. Deadline for submitting any English Proficiency Test scores is October 15, 2020.

Scoring: Total: 120 points:

• Undergraduate: Conditional = 52 points and below; ELIPS = 53-60 points; Full Academic: = 61 points

• Graduate: Conditional = 60 points and below; ELIPS = 61-78 points; and Full Academic = 79 points.

OPEN ENROLLMENT Fee: $151.00
This is a 90-minute examination and students may not leave the session. To schedule a date and time for your test, you must email Valerie Heming, Director of the English Language Institute: vheming@ucmo.edu. Tests will be viewed, proctored and recorded. Students must show a valid passport in order to take the test. Test results will typically be sent to students within 48 hours after the test. In case of technical difficulties, the Test Administrator will contact you with details and reschedule the test.
 

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