ESL

Intensive English Program

MILA’s Intensive English Program is perfect for those who are not yet proficient in English and want to improve their overall proficiency in English. This program is a full-time course of 18 hours per week and is eligible for students wishing to study on an F1 student visa.

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BUSINESS

Business English Course

MILA’s MBE Program is designed for students who already have a good knowledge of English and want to improve their English skills in business situations.

The Course: IEP

English is the most popular language in the world and being able to communicate in this language is essential for anyone looking to establish themselves or have an experience in an English-speaking country. MILA’s Intensive English Program is perfect for students whose native language is not English and aims to achieve proficiency to the point where English becomes their second language.

The Course: MBE

MILA’s MBE program is designed for student who wish to apply their English skills in typical business contexts. Throughout the program, students will not only improve their linguistic abilities needed to effectively communicate in English in business contexts but also apply them in practical situations such as meetings, presentations and negotiations.

Benefits

Study English in the United States

Intensive Immersion

MILA’s Intensive English Program prepares students for various everyday situations where English is essential. Additionally, students can choose to focus on a business-oriented intensive course (Business English).

Career Advancement 

MILA’s IEP course also prepares students to enroll in the Business English course, which is specifically tailored for the business world.

Networking 

At MILA, students have the opportunity to engage in events and activities that enable them to interact with individuals from diverse backgrounds worldwide, fostering invaluable connections for their personal, academic, and professional endeavors.

BENEFITS

English for Business

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Effective Communication

MILA’s MBE program course helps students develop specific language skills to communicate effectively in an English-speaking business environment. Those competences are essential for advancing in their careers and standing out in the global market.

Enhance Opportunities

By mastering English for Business, students gain a competitive advantage in the job market, as they can apply for positions in multinational companies and roles that require fluency in English.

Successful Negotiations

The course teaches negotiation techniques in English, enabling students to succeed in negotiations with international clients, partners, and suppliers.

Methodology

Immerse Yourself in Practical English Learning

MILA´s Communicative Methodology

MILA's communicative methodology empowers students to confidently communicate in real-life situations. By actively engaging in the learning process, students develop the essential linguistic and communicative skills needed to thrive in contexts like travel, work, and social interactions. Furthermore, students benefit from immersive English practice both within and beyond the classroom, fostering a well-rounded language acquisition experience.

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Methodology

Immersion

Practice

Levels

From Basic to Proficient

Step-by-Step

Check our Enrollment Requirements

For New Students

To enroll in the Business Course without going through the ESL program, new students must take the placement test used for the ESL program, be placed at the proficiency level, and complete it with the minimum required score set by the institution (70%)

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Proficiency Level
Selection

Minimum Score: 70%

For ESL students

After completing American English File - Book 5 in the Intensive English Program with a score of 70% or higher, students can enroll in the upper intermediate level of Business English Course.

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FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

Você pode estudar nos Estados Unidos com um visto de estudante F1 enquanto estiver matriculado em uma escola nos Estados Unidos e seguir todas as regras e regulamentos associados ao seu visto.

Um visto de estudante F-1 é uma modalidade de visto emitido pelo governo dos EUA para permitir que estudantes estrangeiros estudem em instituições acadêmicas aprovadas nos Estados Unidos. O visto de estudante F-1 é emitido para estudantes que desejam frequentar uma escola de idiomas, escolas secundárias, faculdades, universidades ou outras instituições educacionais nos Estados Unidos. O visto F-1 permite que o estudante entre nos Estados Unidos antes do início do programa de estudos (1 mes antes do início do Programa de estudos do aluno), permaneça no país durante o período de estudos e trabalhe em empregos específicos, limitados a 20 horas por semana no campus da escola. Para obter um visto de estudante F-1, os estudantes devem cumprir os requisitos estabelecidos pelo governo dos Estados Unidos e pela escola onde desejam estudar.

Sim, os estudantes com visto de estudante F-1 podem viajar para fora dos Estados Unidos e retornar, desde que tenham um passaporte válido, um visto válido e um formulário I-20 válido. Entretanto é essencial consultar a escola e o consulado dos Estados Unidos antes de viajar para garantir que todos os documentos
estejam em ordem.

1 – Para escolher a escola certa para você, é essencial, antes de tudo, que você verifique se a escola é autorizada a matricular estudantes internacionais com visto F-1. . A MILA é uma escola acreditada pelo CEA e autorizada pelo SEVP a matricular estudantes internacionais com visto de estudante.

2 – Considerar o seu orçamento. A MILA oferece condições especiais de pagamento e parcelamento do curso.

3 – Localização da escola: é importante que a escola esteja em uma região de fácil acesso, com transporte público, shoppings, restaurantes, farmácias, hospitais. Considerando que o estudante internacional pode trazer seus dependentes (filhos e cônjuges) durante o programa de estudos, é importante que a escola esteja localizada em uma área próxima a regiões residenciais e também com lazer, parques, praia, entre outros. Veja mais sobre as escolas MILA Miami e MILA Orlando.

4 – Metodologia e Programas de Estudo disponíveis. A metodologia de ensindo de Inglês da MILA é comunicativa e se concentra em desenvolver habilidades de comunicação. O objetivo é proporcionar aos alunos situações reais de comunicação para que possam praticar a língua em contexto do cotidiano, com atividades práticas, jogos, simulações e aulas externas, chamadas field trips.

Na MILA os alunos são incentivados a usar os recursos tecnológicos disponíveis, bem como vídeos, músicas e podcasts para enriquecer a experiência de aprendizagem.

Além do curso Intensivo de Inglês, a MILA oferece o curso Business, voltado para alunos que desejam aprimorar o idioma em um nível voltado para negócios. Saiba mais sobre o curso Business clicando aqui.

5- Importante pesquisar as avaliações e a reputação da escola. Faça buscas no Google, Facebook, Instagram e perguntas em grupos de estudantes.​

Alternar Se sua família quiser visitar os Estados Unidos enquanto você estiver estudando com visto F-1, eles podem solicitar um visto de turista B-2. Esse visto permite a permanência nos Estados Unidos por um período máximo de seis meses.

Se sua família desejar permanecer nos Estados Unidos durante todo o período de seus estudos, eles precisarão solicitar um visto de acompanhante F-2. Esse visto é autorizado aos cônjuges e filhos dependentes de portadores de visto F-1. O visto F-2 permite que seus familiares vivam nos Estados Unidos enquanto você estiver estudando.

Se o seu visto F-1 expirar, o status do visto da sua família F-2 também será afetado. Por isso, é importante se certificar de que você e seus familiares cumpram todas as obrigações do visto e mantenham seu status válido durante a estadia nos Estados Unidos.​

Os requisitos para obter um visto de estudante F-1 incluem:

1 – Ser aceito em uma escola nos Estados Unidos;
2 – Ter condições financeiras para se sustentar (e sustentar seus familiares caso eles venham para os
Estados Unidos como seus acompanhantes com visto F-2) durante seus estudos;
3 – Ter a intenção de retornar ao seu país de origem após a conclusão do seu programa de estudos;​

O tempo necessário para obter um visto de estudante F-1 pode variar. O processo de matrícula na MILA é muito simples e, não havendo problemas em relação ao envio de documentos por parte do aluno, a MILA emite a I-20 em até 24 horas.

Após esta emissão, o aluno é responsável pelo pagamento das taxas para agendamento do visto e taxa SEVIS.
Normalmente a entrevista para o visto de estudante acontece poucos dias após a solicitação e depende da agenda dos consuladosda sua região. Consulte o tempo previsto para agendamento de entrevista neste link:

https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/us-visas/visa-information-resources/wait-times.html

Para obter um visto de estudante F-1, você precisa se inscrever em uma escola nos Estados Unidos que seja certificada e autorizada a matricular estudantes internacionais com visto F-1. A MILA é uma escola acreditada pelo CEA e autorizada pelo SEVP a matricular estudantes internacionais com visto de estudante.

Após a matricula, você vai receber o documento I-20, pagar a taxa SEVIS, preencher o formulário DS-160 e agendar uma entrevista com o consulado dos Estados Unidos em seu país de origem e comparecer à entrevista
no consulado americano.

Sim, os estudantes com visto de estudante F-1 podem trabalhar no campus da escola ou obter permissão para trabalhar fora do campus. No entanto, há algumas restrições e requisitos que devem ser cumpridos. Veja as regras clicando aqui: https://www.ice.gov/sevis/employment</span></a>

You can study in the United States with an F1 student visa while enrolled in a school in the United States and following all the rules and regulations associated with your visa.

An F-1 student visa is a type of visa issued by the US government to allow foreign students to study at an approved academic institution in the United States. The F-1 student visa is issued to students who wish to attend a language school, high school, college, university, or other educational institutions in the US. 


The F-1 visa allows students to enter the US before the start of the study program (1 month before the Program Start Date), stay in the country during the study period, and work in specific jobs, limited to 20 hours per week on the school campus. To obtain an F-1 student visa, students must meet the requirements set by the US government and the school they wish to attend.

Yes, students on an F-1 student visa can travel outside of the United States and return, as long as they have a valid passport, valid visa, and valid I-20 form. However, it is essential to request guidance from the school and the U.S. embassy before traveling to ensure that all documents are in order.

1 – To choose the right school for you, it is essential, first, to check if the school is authorized to enroll international students with an F-1 visa. MILA is an accredited school by CEA and certified by SEVP to enroll international students with a student visa.

2 – Consider your budget. MILA offers special payment conditions and installment plans for the program.

3 – School location: it is important that the school is in an easily accessible region, with public transportation, malls, restaurants, pharmacies, hospitals. Considering that international students can bring their dependents (children and spouses) during the program of study, it is important that the school is located in an area close to residential areas and also with leisure activities, parks, beaches, among others. Learn more about MILA Miami and MILA Orlando schools.

4 –Methodology and Study Programs available. MILA’s English teaching methodology is communicative approach and focuses on developing communication skills. The goal is to provide students with real communication situations so that they can practice the language in everyday contexts, with practical activities, games, simulations, and field trips. At MILA, students are encouraged to use available technological resources, as well as videos, music, and podcasts to enhance the learning experience. In addition to the Intensive English Program (IEP), MILA offers the Business course, aimed at students who wish to improve their language skills at a business level. Learn more about the Business course by clicking here.

5- It is important to research the school’s reviews and reputation. Search on Google, Facebook, Instagram, and ask questions in student groups.

If your family wants to visit the United States while you are studying on an F-1 visa, they can apply for a B-2 tourist visa. This visa allows for a maximum stay of six months in the United States.

If your family wants to stay in the United States for the duration of your studies, they will need to apply for an F-2 dependent visa. This visa is granted to spouses and dependent children of F-1 visa holders. The F-2 visa allows your family members to live in the United States while you are studying.

If your F-1 visa expires, your family’s F-2 visa status will also be affected. Therefore, it is important to ensure that you and your family members fulfill all visa obligations and maintain valid status during your stay in the United States.

The requirements to obtain an F-1 student visa includes:

1 – Being accepted at a school in the United States. 
2 – Having financial conditions to support yourself (and your family if they come to the US as your dependents with an F-2 visa) during your studies. 
3 – Having the intention to return to your country of origin after completing your studies. 

The time required to obtain an F-1 student visa may vary. The enrollment process at MILA is very simple and provided the documents there are no issues regarding its submission by the student. MILA issues the I-20 within 24 hours.

After the I-20 issuance, the student is responsible for paying the fees for visa scheduling and the SEVIS fee (I-901).

Normally, the interview for the student visa takes place a few days after the request and depends on the schedule of the embassies in your region. Check the estimated wait time for scheduling an interview at this link:

https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/us-visas/visa-information-resources/wait-times.html

To obtain an F-1 student visa, you need to enroll in an school in the United States that is authorized to enroll international students with an F-1 visa. MILA is an accredited school by CEA and certified by SEVP to enroll international students with a student visa. After enrollment, you will receive the I-20 document, pay the SEVIS fee, fill out the DS-160 form, and schedule an interview with the US embassy in your country of origin and attend the interview at the American embassy.

Yes, students with an F-1 student visa can work on the school campus or obtain permission to work off campus. However, there are some restrictions and requirements that must be met. See the rules by clicking here: https://www.ice.gov/sevis/employment

FAQ

Frequent Asked Questions

How long can I study with an F-1 student visa?

You can study in the United States with an F1 student visa while enrolled in a school in the United States and following all the rules and regulations associated with your visa.

What is an F-1 visa or student visa?

An F-1 student visa is a type of visa issued by the US government to allow foreign students to study at an approved academic institution in the United States. The F-1 student visa is issued to students who wish to attend a language school, high school, college, university, or other educational institutions in the US.
The F-1 visa allows students to enter the US before the start of the study program (1 month before the Program Start Date), stay in the country during the study period, and work in specific jobs, limited to 20 hours per week on the school campus. To obtain an F-1 student visa, students must meet the requirements set by the US government and the school they wish to attend.

Can I travel outside of the United States while studying on an F-1 student visa?

Yes, students on an F-1 student visa can travel outside of the United States and return, as long as they have a valid passport, valid visa, and valid I-20 form. However, it is essential to request guidance from the school and the U.S. embassy before traveling to ensure that all documents are in order.

How can I choose the right school for me?

1 - To choose the right school for you, it is essential, first, to check if the school is authorized to enroll international students with an F-1 visa. MILA is an accredited school by CEA and certified by SEVP to enroll international students with a student visa.

2 - Consider your budget. MILA offers special payment conditions and installment plans for the program.

3 - School location: it is important that the school is in an easily accessible region, with public transportation, malls, restaurants, pharmacies, hospitals. Considering that international students can bring their dependents (children and spouses) during the program of study, it is important that the school is located in an area close to residential areas and also with leisure activities, parks, beaches, among others. Learn more about MILA Miami and MILA Orlando schools.

4 –Methodology and Study Programs available. MILA's English teaching methodology is communicative approach and focuses on developing communication skills. The goal is to provide students with real communication situations so that they can practice the language in everyday contexts, with practical activities, games, simulations, and field trips. At MILA, students are encouraged to use available technological resources, as well as videos, music, and podcasts to enhance the learning experience. In addition to the Intensive English Program (IEP), MILA offers the Business course, aimed at students who wish to improve their language skills at a business level. Learn more about the Business course by clicking here.

5- It is important to research the school's reviews and reputation. Search on Google, Facebook, Instagram, and ask questions in student groups.

Can my family stay with me in the United States while I am on an F-1 visa?

If your family wants to visit the United States while you are studying on an F-1 visa, they can apply for a B-2 tourist visa. This visa allows for a maximum stay of six months in the United States.

If your family wants to stay in the United States for the duration of your studies, they will need to apply for an F-2 dependent visa. This visa is granted to spouses and dependent children of F-1 visa holders. The F-2 visa allows your family members to live in the United States while you are studying.

If your F-1 visa expires, your family's F-2 visa status will also be affected. Therefore, it is important to ensure that you and your family members fulfill all visa obligations and maintain valid status during your stay in the United States.

What are the requirements to obtain an F-1 student visa?

The requirements to obtain an F-1 student visa includes:

1 - Being accepted at a school in the United States. ;
2 - Having financial conditions to support yourself (and your family if they come to the US as your dependents with an F-2 visa) during your studies. ;
3 - Having the intention to return to your country of origin after completing your studies. ;​

How long does it take to get an F-1 student visa?

The time required to obtain an F-1 student visa may vary. The enrollment process at MILA is very simple and provided the documents there are no issues regarding its submission by the student. MILA issues the I-20 within 24 hours.After the I-20 issuance, the student is responsible for paying the fees for visa scheduling and the SEVIS fee (I-901).

Normally, the interview for the student visa takes place a few days after the request and depends on the schedule of the embassies in your region. Check the estimated wait time for scheduling an interview at this link:

How do I apply for an F-1 student visa?

To obtain an F-1 student visa, you need to enroll in an accredited school in the United States that is authorized to enroll international students with an F-1 visa. MILA is an accredited school by CEA and certified by SEVP to enroll international students with a student visa. After enrollment, you will receive the I-20 document, pay the SEVIS fee, fill out the DS-160 form, and schedule an interview with the US embassy in your country of origin and attend the interview at the American embassy.

Can I work while studying with an F-1 student visa?

Yes, students with an F-1 student visa can work on the school campus or obtain permission to work off campus. However, there are some restrictions and requirements that must be met. See the rules by clicking here: https://www.ice.gov/sevis/employment

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MILA International Language Academy is accredited by CEA – Commission on English Language Program Accreditation.
MILA International Language Academy is authorized under federal law to enroll non-immigrant students.