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ELI Courses

Students studying

  • Students advance from one level to the next based on course performance and proficiency test scores.
  • ELI courses carry administrative credit, but do not count towards graduation from UH Hilo.
  • The ELI does not offer beginning level courses.

Advanced Level

Course Course Title Credits
ESL 081 Listening & Speaking, Advanced 4 credits
ESL 083 Academic Reading, Advanced 4 credits
ESL 084 Academic Writing, Advanced 4 credits

High-Intermediate Level

Course Course Title Credits
ESL 071 Listening & Speaking, High-Intermediate 4 credits
ESL 073 Academic Reading, High-Intermediate 4 credits
ESL 074 Academic Writing, High-Intermediate 4 credits

Intermediate Level

Course Course Title Credits
ESL 061 Listening & Speaking, Intermediate 4 credits
ESL 063 Academic Reading, Intermediate 4 credits
ESL 064 Academic Writing, Intermediate 4 credits
Students working in teams
ESL Class

Electives

Course Course Title Credits
ESL 085 American English Pronunciation 2 credits
ESL 086 American Culture & Community 2 credits
ESL 087 American Culture Through Film 2 credits

Sample Schedule (High-Intermediate Level)

Individual schedules will vary.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday
MATH 103
9:30-10:45
MATH 103
9:30-10:45
Reading
11:00-12:50
Reading
11:00-12:50
Listening & Speaking
1:00-2:50
Writing
12:30-2:20
Listening & Speaking
1:00-2:50
Writing
12:30-2:20
American English Pronunciation
5:00-5:50
American English Pronunciation
5:00-5:50
American Culture through Film
3:00-4:50