English Language Learner Institute
Tuition and Fees
Faculty and Staff
ELLI Interest Form
ELLI Cultural Activities
International Student Development
Placement Tests & Assessments
Upon arriving at Samford, students will be assessed by the ELLIinstructors for oral and written English proficiency and then will be placed ina class level within your IEP track.
Before arriving at Samford, students will be contacted for an initialSkype interview. Upon arrival at Samford, all students are assessed forEnglish proficiency through computer-based assessments combined with writtenand oral interviews. The ELLI instructors will review the assessments,and students will be placed in the appropriate class levels for Reading,Writing, Listening/Speaking and Grammar. There are four levels of coursesfor each language skill.