Our Programs


The mission of the Intensive Language Institute at the University of Miami is to provide high quality language instruction with culturally sensitive and personalized service. Our goal is to help you improve your communicative abilities in the language of your choice. Our classes focus on vital communication skills such as speaking, listening, pronunciation, writing, and reading. We give you the tools and practice necessary to take your language skills to the next level.

About the Director

Photo of program director Julia Cayuso

Julia Cayuso is the Director of the Intensive Language Institute and the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of Miami. She received her M.A. in Applied Linguistics from Southern Illinois University and her B.A. from University of South Florida. Julia directs the ILI programs and services, the Division of Continuing & International Education website, the international teaching assistant program, and the Customized Language Program. Julia served as chairperson and commissioner on the Commission for English Language Program Accreditation (CEA), the accrediting agency for English language programs in the U.S. She enjoys participating in local and national conferences, writing book reviews and reading. She has taught English in Bogota, Colombia.






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