English for your World
Located in the beautiful Pacific Northwest, and within a short drive of the Pacific Ocean, the Cascade Mountains, and other beautiful natural areas, the University of Oregon is the perfect destination for people who love the outdoors. It is known across the United States for its green spaces, fresh air, good public transportation, and great places to run and bike. The people of Eugene embrace diverse beliefs and abilities, which provides a friendly and welcoming environment where students feel they belong.
AEI in the Media
IELTS Podcast with Dr. Cheryl Ernst
Listen to Dr. Cheryl Ernst, AEI’s former executive director, discuss helpful strategies for building writing skills in this IELTS podcast. Did you know that making mistakes is a valuable tool for language learning? When used properly, those mistakes can help students improve their language skills and make dramatic progress. The IELTSPodcast is an online IELTS test preparation company helping international students pass the IELTS exam. Listen here.
ESP Course Creation with Jennifer Rice
The world of software engineering is unfamiliar to most English language professionals, so when English Language Specialist Jennifer Rice was selected for a virtual teacher training project with the Jalasoft software company in Bolivia, she knew her background in the field of English for Specific Purposes (ESP) would be crucial. The project involved partnering with a team of three English trainers employed by Jalasoft to create a curriculum for and then teach an ESP course to pre-service computer software trainees at the company. Check it out here. (May 2022)
AEI Recognized by U.S. Department of State
U.S. Department of State recognizes AEI for English Language Specialists The University of Oregon’s American English Institute has been recognized by the U.S. Department of State English Language Programs for sending the largest number of English language specialists abroad in 2018. AEI instructors Jennifer Rice, and Janine Sepulveda featured. Check it out here.