Experienced instructors teach reading and vocabulary, grammar and writing, listening, pronunciation, TOEFL preparation, and critical-thinking skills. Instructors are available daily to meet with students to discuss their class work, language skills, and future academic plans.
IPD uses a “total immersion” approach: participants spend 26 hours per week in class and another 6 hours observing actual businesses or community organizations. Most live with American host families to deepen their cultural understanding and practice English outside of class.
If you are thinking about naturalization, this site has information on eligibility and testing, the application process, and study materials. You can also learn more about citizenship rights and responsibilities and find a free information session in your area.