Learn more about
Hawaii Community College
Progression
 
 Level System
 
 On arrival, you will be placed according to your level check results. The IEP has up
 to 4 levels (depending on total enrollment). You can expect to spend from one to two
 sessions
in each level (8 to 16 weeks). Moving from one level to the next depends on
 your performance in class, grades, test scores and attendance.

 
  There are 3 core classes:
   Writing and Grammar
   Reading and Vocabulary
   Listening and Speaking
 
Sample Class Schedule:
 

Time

Weekly

2:45- 5:00pm

Monday: TOEFL Prep Class or Grammar Clinic. Language Lab

Tuesday to Friday

9:00 - 10:30am

Writing & Grammar

10:45am - 12:15pm

Reading & Vocabulary

12:15 - 1:00pm

Lunch

1:00 - 2:30pm

Listening & Speaking


Sample Eight-week Schedule:

Sun

Mon

Tue

Wed

Thu

Fri

Sat

 

 

 

 Orientation

        Day 1

Orientation
Day 2

Orientation
Day 3

HILO TOUR

 WEEK 1

 

First day of classes

 

 

 

 

 WEEK 2

Language Lab
  TOEFL Prep or Grammar Clinic

 

 

Event

 

 

 WEEK 3

Language Lab
  TOEFL Prep or Grammar Clinic

 

 

 

Event

 

 WEEK 4

Language Lab
  TOEFL Prep or Grammar Clinic

Mid-term
meetings

 

 

 

 

 WEEK 5

Language Lab
  TOEFL Prep or Grammar Clinic

 

 

 

Event

 

 WEEK 6

Language Lab
  TOEFL Prep or Grammar Clinic

 

 

 

 

SCHOOL TRIP

 WEEK 7

Language Lab
  TOEFL Prep or Grammar Clinic

 

 

 

Last day of classes

 

 WEEK 8

Final Exams

Final Exams

TOEFL Test
(Level 4 only)

 

GRADUATION

 


Throughout the session, you will get advice and encouragement from your teachers on  
how to make progress and improve your English. At the end of the session, you meet
with your teachers one-on-one for a personalized assessment of your English ability
and will receive a written report.


Orientation
 
The first day of the orientation, we will check your level. Relax, and do your best!
Placement Test: 90 minutes (listening, reading, vocabulary, grammar)
Writing sample 

  First Weekend Trip: Hilo Tour

Week 1
 
First week of classes
Meet your teachers and other IEP students

Week 4
 
Mid-term meeting with coordinator
In the middle of the session, all IEP students can have a 10 to 15-minute meeting with
the program coordinator. This provides students with the opportunity to discuss issues,
concerns, and academic plans.
 
Week 8 - Final Tests and Graduation
 
At the end of the session, instructors will meet individually with each student to provide
information on student progress and final grades. Students also have an opportunity at
this time to share information and opinions about the class.
 
Final tests
  Final exams in the classes
   ITP TOEFL test (for level 4 only)
 
 

IEP Hawaii : Progression