Intensive English Program Information

  • Minimum age: 16 years
  • Course duration: 1 – 48+ weeks
  • Length of each lesson: 50 minutes
  • Number of proficiency levels: 5 beginner-advanced
  • Choice of schedule: 10am-2pm, 2 -6pm, 5:30-9:30pm
  • Start dates: Most Mondays
  • Number of students in class: Average 10, maximum 15
  • Average age of students in the English Program: 22

Testing and Placement

Take a placement exam to assess your English level in listening, speaking, reading and writing and complete a needs analysis to determine your goals and objectives.

Placement Exam


Interactive learning includes the four main skills (Listening, speaking, reading and writing) of English, from beginning to advanced.

Program Highlights

  • Learn from faculty with graduate degrees who facilitate communication in English with confidence, and focus on progress in the four main skills paired into: Listening & Speaking / Reading and Writing
  • Interact with native Speakers –communicate with and improve your knowledge of American culture by consistent exchange between ALI and AU students, as well as other English speakers outside the classroom supported by faculty and staff
  • Use Burlington English interactive software to personalize learning through a wide array of social and professional lessons
  • Observe AU classes to improve business knowledge, practical English, and communication skills with focus on American and international business practices and theories
  • Interact with International degree program business students –advanced students can take classes with people from all around the world
  • Experience networking and AU Business Club meetings and events with Miami professionals and AU business students
  • Transition into AU academic programs from ALI without TOEFL or IELTS scores if you meet the English proficiency and all AU academic requirements for undergraduate and graduate programs





Atlantis Language Institute is accredited by the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation.

ALI agrees to uphold the CEA Standards for English Language Programs and Institutions. CEA is recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency for English language programs and institutions in the U.S. For further information about this accreditation, please contact:

Member of English USA, The American Association of Intensive English Programs

Intensive English Program

1001 North Fairfax Street, Suite 630,
CEA, Alexandria, VA 22314, (703) 665-3400,

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