The English Language Centre (ELC) delivers mandatory and elective courses to all students in UIC. During their first and second years of study, students attend English classes each week to help prepare them for the language requirements of academic study. Then, students can select from a range of more specialised free elective courses to continue their study of English.


The ELC's objectives are:2312F8

1. To enhance students' English proficiency to a level appropriate for university study;

2. To equip students with the relevant communicative skills for use in academic, business, and social contexts;

3. To provide authentic situations for students to develop their proficiency in all four language skills.


For a detailed overview of every course offered by the English Language Centre, please visit our Course page.