Au Pair Language Courses

The Wilkes University English Language Center offers you different opportunities to obtain the 60 hours or 72 hours/6 credits au pairs need. You may take courses in either our Intensive English Program or University Preparatory Program.

  • Enjoy our challenging programming and demanding and fun curriculum.
  • Develop critical thinking and academic and professional skills as you learn from teachers who are well trained, highly experienced and truly dedicated to their students.
  • Advance your skills and learn to succeed in an English-speaking and multicultural world.

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Program Snapshot

Credit Hours Session Tuition
60 hours or 72 hours/6 credits
  • Fall and Spring Courses (Aug. - Dec. and Jan. - May)
  • Summer Course (June - Aug.)
$500

Au Pair Program Options

The Wilkes University English Language Center offers you different opportunities to obtain the 60 hours or 72 hours/6 credits au pairs need. You may take courses in either our Intensive English Program, University Preparatory Program or audit undergraduate classes. The path you enroll in depends upon your English proficiency.

Beginner to High Intermediate Path

Take two classes in our Intensive English Program.

Take THE BEGINNER PATH

Advanced Path

Take two classes in our University Preparatory Program.

Take THE ADVANCED PATH

High Advanced Path

Take one University Preparatory Program class and audit an undergraduate class of your choosing.

Take THE High ADVANCED PATH

Au-pairs will also join in the IEP cultural activities, and have access to American conversation partners.

To begin the process and access the placement test, please contact:

Dr. Kimberly Niezgoda
Director, English Language Center
kimberly.niezgoda@wilkes.edu
 

An Immersive Experience

Work closely with other students from the English Language Center to enjoy active learning in and out of the classroom. You will study among other international students on a campus that is small, safe and filled with exceptional opportunity. In addition to classes, you can enjoy trips to whitewater rafting excursions, hiking adventures and other activities northeastern Pennsylvania has to offer. You can also take a daytrip to sightsee in Philadelphia or New York City, located just two hours away.

Student in classroom

English Language Center Program