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ELP Evening Program

In the ELP Evening Program classes, the language is taught with a combined-skills approach. These classes are offered for members of the community, visitors, and business people during convenient evening hours. New students are placed in one of 4 levels of instruction. 

At the end of each 12-week semester, students who fulfill the attendance and language proficiency requirements will receive a Certificate of Completion and will be promoted to the next level. When you send an application, the ELP will contact you about a placement test to find the right level / class for you.

Our levels are:

  • Level 1: Beginning
  • Level 2: High-Beginning / Intermediate
  • Level 3: Intermediate / High-Intermediate
  • Level 4: Advanced

Lessons include:

  • Social conversation
  • Listening activities
  • Grammar
  • Vocabulary / American English Expressions
  • Reading practice
  • Writing practice
  • Pair and group work
  • Dialogues and role play
  • Life skills

Days and Time

Tuesdays and Thursdays

6:30 - 9:00 PM

Schedule and Costs

Summer 2022

Starts: May 17th
Ends: August 4th
Placement Test: Week of May 9th

Fall 2022

Starts: September 20th
Ends: December 8th
Placement Test: Week of September 12th

Tuition Per Semester: $425

Application Fee: $20

 

Refund Policy

Requests for refunds must be submitted to the office of the English Language Program and must be made in writing before the end of the second week of class. Application fees are non-refundable.

  • Withdrawal during the first week of class: 75% refund of the tuition will be issued if the student withdraws at the end of the first week of classes.
  • Withdrawal during the second week of class: 25% refund of the tuition will be issued if the student withdraws during the second week of classes.

How to Apply

  1. Download the application form.
  2. Email it to elp@unf.edu or print it and personally deliver it to the ELP.
  3. Make the application and/or tuition payment before classes start.
  • When the application is received, the ELP will contact you about the placement test.
  • Applications must be received one week before classes start.
  • Students must submit an application before making payments.

Parking Information

  • Students can park in Lot 9 or Garage 44 after 6:00 pm without purchasing a parking permit.
  • The English Language Program is located in Building 14E.
  • Students can park in Lot 9 on the day of the placement test.

FAQs

  • How do I apply?
  • How long is the program?
    • The ELP Evening Program is 12 weeks long, every Tuesday and Thursday.
    • The Accent Reduction program is 10 weeks long, every Thursday.
  • Who can apply?
    • The ELP Evening Program is open to all community members interested in studying English part-time at UNF. 
    • Accent Reduction is a separate program designed to reduce non-native accents, so you can communicate more clearly in all settings. Students must have high-intermediate to advanced-level English speaking skills to participate in this program.
  • What is the cost of the program?
    • The ELP Evening Program is $425 per semester with a $20 application fee.
    • The Accent Reduction program is $260 per semester with a $20 application fee.
  • What is the refund policy?
    • You can receive a 75% refund during the first week of classes or a 25% refund by the end of the second week.
  • Can I pay for my classes in person?
    • You can pay in person by credit or debit card.
  • Do I need a student visa to take ELP Evening Program classes?
    • No, you do not need a student visa for this course. The ELP Evening Program welcomes all students into our program regardless of immigration status. 
  • Are ELP Evening Program classes accredited?
    • No, students in the ELP Evening Program and Accent Reduction classes will not receive college credits as they are not enrolled as UNF degree-seeking students. At the end of each semester, students will receive a Certificate of Completion and an official transcript.