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

Sessions Program Dates 2021 Fees* Class Meeting Days (Pacific Standard) Meeting Time (Pacific Standard) Fliers

Session 1A

June 20 - July 8
$750 Sunday through Thursday 17:00 to 21:30 Session Cancelled

Session 1B

June 21 - July 9
$750
Monday through Friday

8:30 - 13:00
Session Cancelled

Session 2A

July 11 - July 29
$750 Sunday through Thursday 17:00 to 21:30 Session Cancelled

Session 2B

July 12 - July 30
$750 Monday through Friday 8:30 - 13:00 Session Cancelled

Session 3

August 15 - September 2
$750 Sunday through Thursday 17:00 to 21:30 Download Flyer

*$25 credit card processing fee will be applied

Remote classes will be delivered LIVE (Zoom) by IELP faculty, either Sunday through Thursday or Monday through Friday, depending on your program choice.  The program includes a daily 2-hour class, a 30-minute break, 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 fluent English 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 (for sessions 1A, 2A, and 3)
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 small group discussion 1 hour small small group discussion 1 hour small small group discussion 1 hour small small group discussion 1 hour small small group discussion
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