Frequently Asked Questions

What is University of Miami Intensive Language Institute (ILI)?

UM Intensive Language Institute offers non-credit language courses and programs in a variety of formats.
The focus in most of our courses is communication and oral fluency, including:
  • Speaking
  • Listening Comprehension
  • Vocabulary Development
  • Accuracy In Grammar And Structure

We offer Customized Language Programs for students who cannot go to regularly scheduled classes – these are private courses that are arranged with the client.

What are the courses & pre-requisites?

The ILI offers Spanish classes in these formats:

Students are asked to take an online language proficiency test for English or Spanish.
The test has two parts: grammar & writing. Then, an instructor from the ILI will call students and speak with them in the target language in order to evaluate their spoken language skills/level.

How can you contact us for more information?