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The Language Institute @ NSU
Davie, Florida USA

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School Introduction

The Language Institute at Nova Southeastern University (NSU) is located in Davie, Florida. Founded in 1965 as Nova University of Advanced Technology, NSU is the largest postsecondary institution in Florida. NSU offers a wide range of undergraduate, graduate and professional degree programs to approximately 19, 000 sutdents every year.
NSU maintains five campuses in the Miami–Fort Lauderdale area of southern Florida. Davie, a city of 80, 000, maintains a sense of small-town intimacy while its location between major highways and near both an international airport and a seaport offers access to the state's metropolitan centers. The area is famous for its wide expanses of sandy beach and tropical climate. Nearby Fort Lauderdale is home to numerous museums, art galleries and a performing arts center.

ESL Program Introduction

The Language Institute (TLI) at Nova Southeastern University (NSU) offers English language programs designed to meet the needs of prospective university students and learners who wish to improve communication skills. TLI's learning environment combines opportunities for academic achievement with activities to promote cultural understanding and enhance the language learning experience.
TLI's Intensive English Program provides a thorough understanding of American culture, customs and way of life as well as language skills. TLI courses offer an integrated approach with intensive grammar, reading, speaking and listening practice. Academic writing skills are introduced, practiced and encouraged from the start and college skills preparation is part of the program. The TLI program is taught at four levels, from beginner to advanced, with two phases in each level. The program shows the different steps to desired fluency, with each level introducing a variety of resources for language learning.
TLI also offers a range of other English language programs. Corporate Programs offer language instruction and cultural orientation sessions for members of corporations who need to learn the language quickly. The English for Business and English for Health Professions programs are designed for professionals who wish to improve workplace communication skills. TLI also offers exam preparation courses for the TOEFL, GRE, GMAT and LSAT for prospective postsecondary students.
The TLI curriculum employs a communicative approach that encourages continuous interaction and practical topics. TLI instructors are experienced professionals with language teaching degrees.

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Schedule & Fees

Students can start any Monday.

Intensive English Program
year-round-16–24 weeks
25 hours per week-
US$900/mo; $3, 300/ 16 wks; $4, 750/sem

English for Business
Accent Reduction
English for the Health Professions
TOEFL Preparation
US$ 530/ 10-week program

Application Fee: $100
Housing: $500-$900 (4 weeks)

Special Courses & Features

Contact Info

The Language Institute @ NSU
Nova Southeastern University
3530 S. University Dr.
Davie, Florida 33328

Tel
(954) 262-8696
Fax
(954) 262-3913
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