The English Language Center (ELC), Edmond, Oklahoma


The English Language Center (ELC) is located in the heart of America in Edmond, Oklahoma. Edmond is just a few miles north of Oklahoma City, the state’s capital. Edmond offers the convenience of urban living, with easy access to shopping, sports, fine dining, and the arts. Edmond was recently voted the #1 suburb in America by CNBC for its safety, affordability, and availability of services and amenities. ELC is directly across the street from the University of Central Oklahoma and within a 20 mile radius of a number of other universities, allowing for endless opportunities upon graduation from ELC.

ELC uses the communicative method, which allows students to immediately practice their developing skills in ways that are memorable and effective. We specialize in preparing students for American universities, TOEFL and IELTS examinations, verbal proficiency, and academic writing. ELC’s multi-lingual, multi-ethnic staff uses their international experience to make the learning process effective for each student.

Our students and alumni, who have come to us from around the globe, play an integral part in the success of our school. A strong bond, shared by the ELC faculty, its staff and its students, is fostered through caring relationships, attention to individual needs, and an enthusiastic approach to both teaching and learning. We welcome you to become part of the ELC family!

The English Language Center helps students arrange their living accommodations in Edmond, Oklahoma. Homestays allow students to live with American families and experience American culture first hand. A student living in a homestay lives in a room in an American family’s house. The student receives two or three meals a day prepared by the American host family. The student can also be driven to and from school by the American host. Prices for homestays vary.

Study at The English Language Center

ELC programming is aligned with theCommon European Framework of Reference for Languages: Learning, Teaching, Assessment and taught to maximize student learning with respect to listening, speaking, reading, and writing in English. Learners progress through the instructional series based on mastery at each level, as identified through the tracking of measurable goals. 

Our integrated curriculum is taught in thematic units, giving students the opportunity to immediately practice their developing skills in ways that are memorable and effective. Our 8-week terms help learners master the English skills necessary for academics, business, and social/cultural interaction in the U.S. We specialize in preparing students for the challenges of an American university education, with particular attention given to TOEFL and IELTS preparation, verbal proficiency, and academic writing. Classes are held from 9:00 a.m. to 2:45 p.m., Monday -Thursday, and from 9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on Fridays.

ELC is approved by the Oklahoma State Regents for Higher Education to issue 12-week Certificates to fulfill Oklahoma’s higher education language requirements. Eighteen Oklahoma universities and colleges accept this Certificate.

Our campus, nestled among the trees in a private business complex, offers a comfortable, student-friendly learning environment within walking distance of the University of Central Oklahoma, the fourth largest university in the state. Our classrooms are well designed for the small, student-focused approach to teaching that is the hallmark of our school.

Fees for 2017

US$ 1,320 Tuition Fees per 4-week Session

US$ 2,640 Tuition Fees per 8-week Session

US$      75 Program Application Fee (non-refundable)

US$    100 Airport pick-up

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