Professional English (ESL)

professional English

Midwestern Career College’s Professional English courses are for Post-Advanced (C2) ESL students who wish to develop language and communication skills needed to work effectively with English-speaking clients or in English-speaking workplaces.

Program Mission

Provide non-native speakers of English with the English language, academic, and cultural skills that will enable them to further their education in U.S. colleges or universities and/or gain employment in their native countries or the U.S.

Campus:Study format:Start date:Price:
Chicago DowntownOn Campus1/9/2023$1,500/term
Chicago DowntownOn Campus4/17/2023$1,500/term
Chicago DowntownOn Campus9/11/2023$1,500/term
Program Length: 11 weeks/term

What You’ll Learn

Professional English courses:

  • Interpersonal Communication in the United States
  • English Skills for Success
  • Professional English for Marketing
  • Presentation Skills for English Language Learners
  • Business Writing for English Language Learners
  • Professional English 

To take Professional English courses, students must complete and pass ESL060 Advanced Grammar, Reading, Listening and Speaking, and Writing or earn a minimum total score of C2 Advanced on the Michigan EPT.

Accreditation

CEA Logo Accredited Small eThe Midwestern Career College English as a Second Language Program is accredited by the Commission on English Language Program Accreditation for the period August 2018 through August 2023 and agrees to uphold the CEA Standards for English Language Programs and Institutions. CEA is recognized by the U.S. Secretary of Education as a nationally recognized accrediting agency for English language programs and institutions in the U.S. For further information about this accreditation, please contact CEA, 1001 N. Fairfax Street, Suite 630, Alexandria, VA 22314, (703) 665-3400, www.cea-accredit.org.

These courses are not accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education and do not qualify for Title IV financial aid assistance.

Professional English Objectives

The overall goals of this program of these courses, together, are to help students to:

  • Demonstrate English reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills at a level sufficient to communicate effectively with English speakers in work situations. 
  • Apply principles of effective interpersonal, cross-cultural, and nonverbal communication. 
  • Collaborate effectively with classroom work partners and in classroom work groups. 
  • Use clear and correct English to complete a variety of business-related written tasks, including emails, memos, agendas, minutes, summaries, and proposals.
  • Promote one’s own skills and professional assets in documents written in English and oral interviews conducted in English. 

Campus

Professional English (ESL) is offered at Midwestern Career College’s Chicago Downtown campus, conveniently located in the heart of the Loop at 100 S. Wacker Drive. Click here for more information on this campus.

Admissions Contact Info

Admissions

100 South Wacker Drive, LL 1-50
Chicago, IL 60606

312-236-9000 ext. 2
international@mccollege.edu

 

Business Hours:

Mon – Thu 9:00A.M. – 6:00 P.M.

Fri 9:00A.M. – 4:00 P.M.

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