Intensive English Programs

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee English as a Second Language Program

UWM’s IEP is a well-respected program that prepares students for university study in English by helping them 1) improve English proficiency in listening, speaking, reading, writing and grammar; 2) interact with English speakers in daily and professional situations; and 3) gain cultural awareness of university life in the United States. The IEP offers 4 CEFR-based classes a day, free tutoring, conversation partners, interesting field trips, and a variety of volunteer experiences around the city. The IEP is also dedicated to fostering an atmosphere of openness among cultures and to collaborating with the greater UWM community.


Wisconsin English as a Second Language Institute (WESLI)

WESLI, an Intensive English School, is located in the heart of vibrant Madison, across the street from the state capitol.  Since 1981, generations have learned English at WESLI in order to achieve academic, professional, and personal goals. WESLI offers 7 levels of instruction in Business English, General English, Test Preparation, and Academic Preparation. Over 40 universities and colleges accept WESLI students without a TOEFL score. WESLI also customizes English programs for corporate clients and offers one-to-one and small group tutoring. WESLI’s unique 5-week TEFL Certificate course, the WESLI Teacher Training Program (WTTP), includes a 30-hour Practicum teaching students from around the world.