Message from Coordinator

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It is a matter of great delight to welcome you all at English language Institute (ELI) at United International University. English Language Institute of United International University started functioning from the day one of the university’s establishment in 2006. Its primary objective is to analyze the language need of the students, design and update necessary courses time to time. The institute sequentially offers six courses- Spoken English, Basic English and Composition and Communication Skills for School of Business and  Spoken English, English I and English II for School of science and Engineering.

Spoken English focuses exclusively on improving students’ abilities of comprehending and speaking in English with fluency in both academic and non-academic settings. This course requires students to complete group discussions, public speaking, making formal presentations, debating and making drama shows.

Basic English and English I are designed to improve students’ communicative competence that they will need in their respective core courses. The course integrates grammatical knowledge, reading and listening skills. Students will be introduced to a range of reading and listening texts to enable them to be exposed to the target language in context, followed by tasks that prompt its analysis and use. There will be equal emphasis on writing and speaking too.

 Composition and Communication Skills and English II courses are mainly aimed at making students apply their knowledge of English in efficient writing. It includes understanding the strategies  different types of writing needed in real life communication and professional world. Listening  also remains as an integral part of the course. All six of Spoken English, Basic English, English I, English II and Composition and Communication Skills are compulsory courses for all undergraduate students enrolled at the university regardless of their enrolled programs.

Apart from conducting the English courses of the university, English Language Institute also arranges debates, workshops, training, film shows and the like on regular basis. The entire efforts of the institute are dedicated to making learners capable of using English for academic and communication purpose.

ELI with its growing volume of erudite faculty members is committed to help producing skilled graduate with a mission to address the thrust of the Globe. We are giving special emphasis to uplift the quality of our students with respect to their knowledge building capacity having well balanced moral values of life. To all our students, as you embark upon your career, we wish you well in your future studies.

Sharmin Sultana

Coordinator, ELI, UIU

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