Cali Pettijohn’s advanced listening class visited a local organization with a global reach. Students completed their English Language Institute course by touring the Askinosie Chocolate factory. The 8-week course included intensive and extensive listening skills. Intensive skills include noticing grammar, expressions, reduced sounds, and vocabulary. … [Read more...] about ELI students tour the chocolate factory
The ELI Special Programs is honored to announce the completion of the English and Leadership Immersion Program - Winter 2020. This amazing group of participants spent 4 weeks on the Missouri State University campus learning English, sharing their culture, knowing local and international students, and discovering the wonders that Springfield, MO has to offer. 37 … [Read more...] about English and Leadership Immersion Program – Winter 2020 Completion
Written by Boni Brown Introduction to Batool! Batool Alzubi grew up in Jordan, along with two brothers and a sister. Batool moved to The United States and started her first year of college at Missouri State in 2015. She explored some different majors before settling on creative writing her sophomore year. Discovering MSU Batool’s father spent a lot of time looking … [Read more...] about Student Spotlight: Batool Alzubi
Watthanakorn Kanthakeaw is an ambitious international student improving his language in the English Language Institute. He is from Chiangrai, on the northern side of Thailand. He came to the United States to pursue his dream of teaching children in his home country. Pursuing an English education major and American Sign Language in Missouri State is the first step to achieve his … [Read more...] about Where There is a Will, There is a Way!
Motoki Yasui came to Springfield 5 years ago as an international student at the English Language Institute. After completing the English for Academic Purposes program at the ELI, Motoki went to OTC and received an Associate of Arts degree. Motoki was excited to transfer to Missouri State last summer because now he's even closer to his dream of becoming a Child Life … [Read more...] about Career dreams are becoming reality for this aspiring Child Life Specialist