English Through Sustainability Remote Program

The English Through Sustainability remote course features the same quality instruction and engaging student experience that characterizes all IELP courses. The program introduces students to sustainability concepts and builds their communicative fluency and confidence.


Program Details

Program Dates 2021 Fees Class Meeting Days Class Time (Pacific Standard)
February 7 - February 25 $750 Sunday through Thursday 17:00 to 19:00

Remote classes will be delivered LIVE (Zoom) by IELP faculty, Sunday through Thursday from 17:00 to 19:00 Pacific Standard Time. In addition, students will participate in a one hour conversation practice session (LIVE/Zoom) and a one hour group discussion session (LIVE/Zoom). Please see the more detailed sample schedule below. 


Features of the Program

  • Active Learning with ample opportunities to practice English skills
  • Learn about sustainable initiatives in Portland
  • Develop confidence in communicating in English
  • Conversation partner practice with a native speaker
  • Certificate of completion at the end of the program
  • No visa
  • No application fee

During the 3 week program, students will learn general sustainability concepts and focus specifically on United Nations Sustainable Development goal #11 - Sustainable Cities and Communities. Students will have an opportunity to learn about sustainability practices in Portland as well as exploring sustainable


Sample Program Schedule
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
2 hours remote class activities with instructor 2 hours remote class activities with instructor 2 hours remote class activities with instructor 2 hours remote class activities with instructor 2 hours remote class activities with instructor
1 hour conversation practice with IELP conversation partner 1 hour conversation practice with IELP conversation partner 1 hour conversation practice with IELP conversation partner 1 hour conversation practice with IELP conversation partner 1 hour conversation practice with IELP conversation partner
1 hour small group project with classmates 1 hour small group project with classmates 1 hour small group project with classmates 1 hour small group project with classmates 1 hour small group project with classmates
Total: 4 hours per day Total: 4 hours per day Total: 4 hours per day Total: 4 hours per day Total: 4 hours per day