“When I arrived as an ESL student, the Intensive English Program, the Global Village, and all the staff helped me choose to stay to continue my studies here. I started earning my degree in accounting in the fall.” – Isabelle Ehui, Kennesaw State University
In a world that increasingly breaks down borders and hosts more than 7,000 languages, the benefits of bilingualism are wide-reaching and invaluable.
While various studies have shown that children find it easier to acquire a second language, it’s never too late to start, and with the right guidance students of any age and level of ability can master the English language.
Isabelle Ehui. Credit: Kennesaw State University.
English proficiency can always be developed – all you need to do is scout out the perfect course. But with so many global and prestigious universities offering Intensive English Programs (IEP) of study, you need to check out the university as a whole before settling on a particular course.
“Being a graphic design student, it is crucial for me to have international exposure,” says Umaima Mughal, a Pakistani graphic design student at Kennesaw State University (KSU). She claims that statistics from global ranking bodies were a great help when deciding where to study.