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Introduction to Northwestern Polytechnic University

Located in the city of Fremont, right in the heart of Silicon Valley, Northwestern Polytechnic University (NPU) has been serving a culturally and economically diverse student body comprised of both local and international students for over 30 years. NPU is dedicated to providing advanced educational opportunities and promoting professional career development in the fields of business, engineering and technology.

Intensive English Program

The IEP at NPU is open to non-native speakers of English who have a desire to improve their language skills. This program is designed for working professionals as well as for students preparing for university study or professional programs. Classes meet on the NPU campus fi ve days a week for 4 hours daily. The course of study is based on a communicative, student-centered approach with listening, speaking, reading, writing and grammar components. Fluency and accuracy in both spoken and written English are emphasized. Classes are small, and they will never exceed 15 students. The small class size allows each participant a maximum amount of individual attention and an opportunity to develop conversational skills in an intimate setting.

Why Choose the Intensive English Program at NPU?

Choosing the IEP at NPU off ers several advantages. Our program provides a number of great benefi ts, including:

  • A focus on both General and Academic English;
  • The pathway to the high level of English profi ciency required for academic success;
  • A concentration on both integrated and study skills in an accelerated fashion;
  • An ideal location in the heart of Silicon Valley.