August 5, 2014

INTERLINK at Montana State University

INTERLINK offers a rigorous curriculum on the university campus that includes in- and out-of-class assignments, such as group discussion, interviews, library research, community involvement, writing projects, and presentations. Upon successful completion of the INTERLINK program, students are able to do these things:

  • speak English more fluently
  • write effective essays
  • understand spoken and written English
  • understand different cultures
  • apply and improve their critical thinking skills
  • conduct research and report findings in English
  • engage in group work and in team activities
  • use the Internet, email, and computer technology

Program Features:

Listening & Communication
Reading & Writing
TOTAL Hours/Week 21 hours a week in the 8-week Spring and Fall sessions

23.5 hours a week in the 6-week Summer sessions


On-Campus Intensive English Programs Include:

  • 6-level curriculum in preparation for university/college admission
  • Study grammar, reading, writing, speaking, and listening
  • 21 hours of intensive English classes per week
  • Weekly social activities and trips
  • Internet and computer access
  • Access to library, health center, gym, and other campus facilities
  • Housing options include campus dorms or apartments.

Special Features

  • As a Level 6 student, you will attend a graded university class, followed by a review with an instructor.
  • Receive individualized attention from expert instructors.
  • Practice your conversational English skills with an American partner through the Language and Culture Partners Program.
  • Individual tutors can help enrich your language learning through private one-on-one sessions.

Sample Class Schedule

Here is a sample of what your class schedule might look like. Actual class times vary at each institute location and may change.

Grammar 4
1:00 – 2:20

Listening/Speaking 4
M/W: 1:00 – 2:20

Academic Vocabulary 4
M/T/W/Th: 2:30 – 3:10

Reading 4
M/T/W/Th: 10:30 – 11:50

Writing 4
M/T/W/Th: 9:00 – 10:20

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