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Modern Language Institute

Modern Language Institute

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Do you need to improve your English before you take classes at Providence? Are you looking to gain an English immersion experience? Would you like to teach English to others as an additional language? Through the Modern Language Institute (MLI) at Providence you can achieve your educational and professional goals in a supportive Christian academic community.

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Benefit From Small Class Sizes

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Learn From Supportive Faculty

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Teach All Over the World

Providence EAL education provides an English immersion experience for beginner and intermediate-level English students.

Providence EAP education equips students with the English proficiency required to pursue post-secondary education.

Providence TESOL training prepares students to teach English as an additional language in settings around the world. Undergraduate and Graduate degrees are available.

Enrich your English teaching skills by taking the next step in teaching those desiring to teach English to speakers of other languages. Gain the training necessary to teach TESOL by improving your knowledge in Sociolinguistics and developing language curriculum. Undergraduate and Graduate degrees are available.

Modern Language Institute Faculty

Lois Climenhaga

Lois Climenhaga

Instructor of Language

Carolee Hamman

Carolee Hamman

Instructor of Language

Cynda Kayoci

Cynda Kayoci

Instructor of Language

Marlene Kornelsen

Marlene Kornelsen

Instructor of Language

Elfrieda Lepp-Kaethler

Elfrieda Lepp-Kaethler, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of TESOL

Debra Maertins

Debra Maertins

Instructor of TESOL

Sherri Plett

Sherri Plett

Instructor of Language

Catherine Rust-Akinbolaji

Catherine Rust-Akinbolaji, M.A.

Assistant Professor of TESOL; Director, MLI

Dorothea Schulz

Dorothea Schulz

Instructor of Language

Lois Climenhaga

Lois Climenhaga

Instructor of Language

;
Carolee Hamman

Carolee Hamman

Instructor of Language

;
Cynda Kayoci

Cynda Kayoci

Instructor of Language

;
Marlene Kornelsen

Marlene Kornelsen

Instructor of Language

;
Elfrieda Lepp-Kaethler

Elfrieda Lepp-Kaethler, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of TESOL

;
Debra Maertins

Debra Maertins

Instructor of TESOL

;
Sherri Plett

Sherri Plett

Instructor of Language

;
Catherine Rust-Akinbolaji

Catherine Rust-Akinbolaji, M.A.

Assistant Professor of TESOL; Director, MLI

;
Dorothea Schulz

Dorothea Schulz

Instructor of Language

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