At INTO OSU, we deliver programs that promote academic, professional and personal success. Our commitment to providing an outstanding experience makes INTO OSU English language programs an ideal choice for students looking to improve their English skills at a US university. 


Academic English (AE)

Program Description
The Academic English Program creates opportunities for international students to develop the academic, critical thinking, and linguistic skills necessary to succeed in a US university.

This academically rigorous program provides you with high-quality English language instruction and the academic skills to succeed at OSU through development of:

  • Listening
  • Speaking
  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Standardized test preparation
  • Academic study skills

Program Highlights

  • Intensive English to prepare for university study
  • Academic advising throughout program
  • Small classes of 18-20 students
  • Highly trained and experienced instructors
  • Participation in conversational practice programs

Program Outcomes
After finishing this intensive program, successful students will be able to:

  • Interact in the US classroom with professors and fellow students
  • Understand US values in an academic setting
  • Present their spoken and written ideas accurately and effectively in English
  • Write research papers with proper use of citations and references
  • Use the internet and OSU library databases to conduct academic research
  • Read, understand, and critically evaluate academic texts
  • Understand and use vocabulary common to academic disciplines
  • Take useful and accurate notes in lectures and presentations
  • Develop and deliver oral presentations