Intensive English Course for International Graduate Students (IEIGS)

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Since 1996, the UPLB CAS LITE Program, through the IEIGS, has been helping UPLB international graduate students attain the required linguistic competency to hurdle academic life in the university, Participants learn through the modules Pronunciation Improvement and Oral Presentation (40 hours), Reading and Vocabulary Enrichment (40 hours), Grammar (30 hours), and Academic Writing (40 hours) in this intensive course.

Duration / Date:

One hundred and fifty hours, spread over an entire semester

Target / Beneficiaries:

UPLB admitted graduate students who come from non-English speaking countries and whose TOEFL score is 499 and lower; or IELTS score is 5.4 and lower

Cost of Participation:

PhP 10,850 per enrollee, inclusive of the tuition fee (PhP 10,000), modules (PhP 600), and English proficiency examination fee (PhP 250) Fee does not include expenses for the Laguna Cultural Trip

Office in Charge:

Language Instruction Towards Excellence (LITE) Program
College of Arts Sciences
University of the Philippines Los Baños

Contact Details:

Dr. Felino P. Lansigan
Dean, CAS and
Manager, LITE Program
Tel.: (049) 501 5822
E-mail: [email protected]

Mabini DG. Dizon
LITE Program
Tel.: (049) 536 2402
E-mail: [email protected]

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