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ELIP Level Outcomes

Your Learning Outcomes

Each ELIP level is 12 weeks and focuses on developing reading and listening comprehension, as well as oral and written communication.

Reading: Can understand most information in paragraphs on everyday topics. 

Writing: Can write a paragraph on everyday experiences and personal needs.

Speaking: Can communicate about everyday situations and personal matters. 

Listening: Can understand main ideas in everyday conversations and short talks 

Academic Skills: Can use basic language to show understanding and improve learning  

Reading: Can identify purpose of and locate specific information in simple texts

Writing: Can write a paragraph to express and connect main and supporting ideas

Listening: Can understand main points and details of a speech on familiar and general topics

Speaking: Can communicate to express and describe information

Academic Skills: Can use simple language, and explain ideas to improve independent and collaborative learning

Reading: Can understand longer texts on familiar topics and can recognize specific information on unfamiliar topics

Writing: Can write paragraphs on familiar and instructed topics

Listening: Can understand different styles of speech on topics of general interest, and can take notes

Speaking: Can communicate on familiar and unfamiliar topics to explain and connect ideas

Academic Skills: Can use language to express ideas, and can develop strategies to review and exchange information

Reading: Can read and understand with a high degree of independence topics of general interest and within academic fields 

Writing: Can analyze and synthesize information to write about a variety of topics 

Listening: Can understand and respond to spoken information on diverse topics, and use expanded notes 

Speaking: Can communicate for a variety of purposes and manage interactions to convey intended meaning 

Academic Skills: Can demonstrate complex language skills, and effective use of information and conversation management strategies 

ELIP 2 Upgrade [7152] is a 3-week program that is available for students who receive a final grade of 70-74%.   

Upgrade allows students to further focus on specific language skills. 

Upgrade students have an opportunity to earn an additional 10% to their final grade to pass the ELIP 2 level. 

Reading: Can understand and analyze a variety of texts on a range of academic topics 

Writing: Can evaluate significant issues to persuasively write on a variety of professional and academic topics  

Listening: Can understand extended spoken information on diverse academic topics, and can critically evaluate points to use in argumentation 

Speaking: Can communicate on a range of academic and professional topics, skillfully evaluating and expanding on others’ ideas and conveying precise meaning  

Academic Skills: Can demonstrate fluent and accurate language, and strategic use of enabling academic skills 

ELIP 3 Upgrade [7153] is a 3-week program that is available for students who receive a final grade of 70-74%.   

Upgrade allows students to further focus on specific language skills.  

Upgrade students have an opportunity to earn an additional 10% to their final grade to pass the ELIP 3 level.   

Reading: Can understand and analyze a variety of texts on a range of academic topics 

Writing: Can evaluate significant issues to persuasively write on a variety of professional and academic topics  

Listening: Can understand extended spoken information on diverse academic topics, and can critically evaluate points to use in argumentation 

Speaking: Can communicate on a range of academic and professional topics, skillfully evaluating and expanding on others’ ideas and conveying precise meaning  

Academic Skills: Can demonstrate fluent and accurate language, and strategic use of enabling academic skills 

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