Introduction

The Intensive English Academy (IEA) is a two week academic English program intended for 14 to 17 year old students from around the world. 

The IEA offers you introductory university content including focused vocabulary in business, science and architecture.

Students will be introduced to various University of Miami schools and colleges, and cultural activities  while improving their English language skills. The IEA also provides students with the opportunity to become more familiar with the University of Miami, the U.S. higher education system, and campus life.

Highlights of the Program

Students will have the opportunity to learn about a different aspect and/or location in Miami. They may visit the Perez Art Museum, the Everglades of Florida, and shark tagging in the Keys. Students will also have the unique opportunity to share a classroom with other students from different countries, making English a necessity for communication. 

Class Information

The Intensive English Academy (IEA) combines intensive English language lessons with cultural and experiential learning. Classes will focus on introductory university vocabulary and writing. STEM focused content will encourage student communication using academic language, preparing students for class participation at the university.  Students will also learn about the university admissions process. 

Students participate in classes and workshops during the day. In the evenings and on the weekends they participate in social activities and trips.  

Sample Schedule 

 

Monday

 Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

9:30 – 10:15

Class

Class

Class

Class

Class

10:30 – 11:15

Class or workshop

Class

Class or workshop

Class

Class or workshop

LUNCH

 

 

 

 

 

1:00- 1:45

Class

Class

Class

Class

Class

2:00 – 2:45

Class or guest speaker

Class or guest speaker

Class or guest speaker

Class or guest speaker

Class or guest speaker

Evenings

Dinner, Evening Study Time, or Social Activity

Dinner, Evening Study Time, or Social Activity

Dinner, Evening Study Time, or Social Activity

Dinner, Evening Study Time, or Social Activity

Dinner, Evening Study Time, or Social Activity