Custom Programs & Tutorials

Customized programs are designed for sponsoring agencies, governments, educational institutions, or private companies contracting special programs for specific groups with specific needs and goals.

Custom-Designed Programs

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

Communicative Competency in the EFL/ESL Classroom. Overview of EFL/ESL methodologies; concentration on practical applications of EFL/ESL teaching techniques for non-native EFL instructors; observations of TIEP ESL classes.

Language and Culture Programs

English skills and U.S./Texas culture. Includes language classes, culture classes, numerous cultural and recreational activities.

Executive English Seminars

Corporate English communication, speaking, listening, writing, and reading skills appropriate in U.S. and international business environments.

If these programs do not meet your needs, please let us know. We can design a program just for your group.

Custom-Designed Tutorials (Individuals)

TIEP offers customized, one-to-one English training for international students and professionals. Advantages of an individual tutorial at TIEP:

  • Private, individual or small group instruction
  • Designed to meet specific needs, interests, and schedules
  • Available year-round
  • Maximum progress, one student per teacher
  • Expert, flexible instruction that constantly adapts to a student’s individual level of English proficiency, needs, and interests
  • Custom-designed to meet a student’s specific interests, for example:
    • Business English
    • Academic English
    • General English
    • English for professionals
    • Pronunciation
    • Conversation skills
    • Public speaking
  • Test preparation, including TOEFL, TOEIC, IELTS, SAT, GRE, GMAT
  • Flexible schedule
    • Available any time of the year
    • Minimum of 15 total hours.
    • Maximum of 45 hours of instruction per week.
  • Certificate awarded upon completion of a tutorial
  • Instruction available at TIEP or off-site in the Austin area.

Specialized Group Courses

TIEP designs and teaches numerous kinds of English language and closely related U.S. culture courses, for non-U.S. high school and university student groups, as well as professional and other adult groups, from several days to several months long. These courses are designed to meet the unique needs of each group. Group courses designed for students are especially attractive for school vacation periods in their home countries. Group courses designed for non-U.S. teachers and other professionals can be planned and taught any time of the year