Summer 2020 ESL Online Courses

Make the most of your summer by improving your English skills from home!
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We have affordable classes taught by experienced instructors. You have the flexibility to choose the courses that meet your goals.

Why study with us?

  • Live (synchronous) classes  
  • Small class sizes
  • $425/credit -- No additional fees!
  • 4-week or 8-week options
  • Conversation partners & tutoring included

Explore our courses below. We can help you reach your goals. Not sure what is best for you? Contact us for more information and advising.


If you want a taste of academic life and culture, try one of our electives. We have classes that are appropriate for different goals and different levels of English.

Course Title & Description Credits Length Dates Time

University Success

  • Preparing for the cultural and academic expectations of the U.S. university classroom
1.5 8 weeks June 11 - Aug 7 6:00 am - 7:15 am CDT

Exploring U.S. Cultures

  • Exploring the cultural similarities and differences of the Midwest U.S. and students' countries
1 4 weeks July  13 - Aug 7 6:00 am - 7:15 am CDT

Oral Communication Workshop

  • Building speaking fluency with a focus on conversation, discussion, and presentation skills
2 4 weeks July  13 - Aug 7 7:30 am - 9:30 am CDT
Academic Prep Core Courses

Do you plan to study at UW-Stout* or another U.S. university? Our core courses will prepare you for your future academic studies. You may study part-time (4 credits) or full-time (8 credits). Placement is required and will be provided by the ESLI. 

Course Title & Description Credits   Length   Dates Time

Advanced Listening & Speaking

  • Developing high-level academic listening, speaking, vocabulary, and grammar skills needed for success in university classrooms
4 8.5 weeks June 11 - Aug 11  7:30 am - 9:30 am CDT

Advanced Reading, Writing, & Grammar

  • Developing high-level academic reading, writing, vocabulary, and grammar skills needed for success in university classrooms
4 8.5 weeks June 11 - Aug 11 10:00 am - 12:00 pm CDT


*If you complete our advanced courses, you can be admitted to any undergraduate program at UW-Stout without needing to take the TOEFL or IELTS.