English Language Institute

English Language Institute

English Language Institute

English Language Institute

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About the English Language Institute

The English Language Institute (ELI) of Sam Houston State University in Huntsville, Texas, is a part of the Office of International Programs.  The ELI goal is to help students from around the world achieve their academic and professional objectives. To that end, the ELI provides an effective learning program where international students can improve their English language proficiencies in a friendly and supportive atmosphere. Our students are important to us and we care about them and their needs.

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Mission Statement

The mission of the English Language Institute is to ensure that students gain the academic language proficiency and critical thinking skills required for success in the U.S. higher education system, and to provide them with the cultural awareness necessary for confidence in their communicative ability.

Goals

  1. Deliver quality instruction, program administration, and provide excellent service and support that is student centered.
  2. Develop new programs and/or courses collaborating with departments across campus to serve the needs of cohorts.
  3. Facilitate intercultural experiences and events that provide both hands on experiences and lasting impressions among students.

ELI Student Guide                         ELI Program Powerpoint

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We are here to support and help you to accomplish the goals you have planned for your future academic success. If you have any additional questions or comments, please find our contact information below. We appreciate your interest in the English Language Institute and hope that we will have the privilege of welcoming you soon.

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Contact Us

English Language Institute

Justin Ball  Justin R. Ball
Director of International Programs

jball@shsu.edu

Farrington 116
Charles Colson

Charles Colson

ELI Training Specialist

charles.colson@shsu.edu

Farrington 116

Elizabeth Johnson

Elizabeth Johnson

ELI Training Specialist

erj003@SHSU.EDU

Farrington 116

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Linda Parks

ELI Training Specialist

lsp008@shsu.edu

Farrington 116

Email: ELI@shsu.edu               Phone: (936) 294-4737




Office of International Programs

Farrington Building, Suite 116, Huntsville, TX 77340

Phone: 936-294-4737