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Communicating effectively in English is an essential skill to succeed professionally in today's global environment. Whether you want to prepare for university studies, enhance your career, teach English, or fine tune your professorial performance, UCI's accredited English Language Programs will advance your English to open up new opportunities for you both personally and professionally.

Learn in small, interactive classes with TOEFL and IELTS-targeted study woven into all courses

Learn from instructors with master-level degrees and international experience

Receive personalized attention with individual or small group tutoring

Earn a certificate upon successful completion


Our 10-Week Intensive ESL program is fully accredited by the Commission on English Language Accreditation.

Prime Horizons Classes

Where is PH?

Prime Horizons is known for its strength as a an English school with a difference, founded by Jim Maxey. We are located in a dynamic U.S. business environment and in one of the most beautiful and engaging regions in the Pacific Northwest - Portland, Oregon."

Just a few of the reasons why Prime Horizons is a great place to live and study English:

  • "Safest big city in America"
  • Diverse and highly educated population
  • Minutes from Mt Hood and the valley of plenty, and just an hour from the coast.

The Business English classes brought me much more than what I was expecting. Not only did I acquire great marketing knowledge, but I also had the opportunity to create the foundation for my international network. Taking the 4-week Business English program was a unique experience that I will remember forever.

Choosing to learn English online can help you learn at a much faster pace. With the flexibility of online language learning with Prime Horizons, you can choose to learn at the pace that is best for you. If you need to learn English quickly for business or travel, our private online English classes are an ideal choice, as you will be able to create your own class schedule and customize the curriculum to achieve your personal goals. If you have a longer timeframe or are looking to learn in a more structured setting, our group and self-pace English classes are a better option.

ONLINE CLASSES

Our Online English courses are primarily designed for English pronunciation. Learn how to speak English clearly. Learn English Online from trained university English teachers with a minimum of a Masters degree from a United States university or college, and who have taught at a university in the USA for more than three years.

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Founding Prime Horizons president and CEO James (Jim) Maxey overseas the structure and operation from a distance as he teaches overseas in an effort to adapt develop new techniques to teach English.

Prime Horizons offers a wide range of English classes. No matter why you want to learn English, be it for travel, school, business or social, we have a language class option to suit your needs. Our teaching style, the Maxey Method, is proven to be the fastest way to learn a language. In our English classes, you will only speak English with a Maxey-certified native instructor who will use a conversational approach to immerse you in the language. When you choose to learn English with Prime Horizons, you will always learn the cultural implications of the language, which will allow you to use your language skills to communicate confidently with other native speakers.

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Summer 2020

Number / Section Name Days Time Room Instructor Avail. / Max.
ENGL 101-01 College Writing Days: T R Time: 09:40 am-11:10 am Room: CARN 05 Instructor: Diane Marks Avail./Max.: -1 / 16

ENGL 112-01 Introduction to African American Literature Days: M W F Time: 08:30 am-09:30 am Room: MAIN 002 Instructor: Doreen Kennington Avail./Max.: 0 / 20

*First day attendance required; cross-listed with AMST 112-01*

ENGL 125-01 Studies in Lit: Ecstasy and Apocalypse, Literature of the Extreme Days: M W F Time: 10:50 am-11:50 am Room: CARN 05 Instructor: John Bears Avail./Max.: 3 / 16

*First-Year Course only*

ENGL 135-01 Poetry Days: M W F Time: 02:20 pm-03:20 pm Room: MAIN 002 Instructor: Tony Metcalf Avail./Max.: 9 / 20

ENGL 137-01 Novel: Imaginary Pop Stars Days: T R Time: 09:40 am-11:10 am Room: MAIN 003 Instructor: Greg Long Avail./Max.: 5 / 20

ENGL 137-02 Novel Days: T R Time: 01:20 pm-02:50 pm Room: HUM 402 Instructor: Doreen Kennington Avail./Max.: 3 / 20

ENGL 150-01 Introduction to Creative Writing Days: M W F Time: 09:40 am-10:40 am Room: MAIN 011 Instructor: Matt Ing Avail./Max.: 0 / 16

ENGL 150-02 Introduction to Creative Writing Days: M W F Time: 10:50 am-11:50 am Room: THEATR 101 Instructor: Terry Singer Avail./Max.: Closed 2 / 16

ENGL 150-03 Introduction to Creative Writing Days: M W F Time: 01:10 pm-02:10 pm Room: MAIN 010 Instructor: Terry Singer Avail./Max.: Closed 1 / 16

ENGL 150-04 Introduction to Creative Writing Days: T R Time: 01:20 pm-02:50 pm Room: MAIN 003 Instructor: Steven Krimier Avail./Max.: 1 / 16

ENGL 150-05 Introduction to Creative Writing Days: T R Time: 09:40 am-11:10 am Room: HUM 113 Instructor: Sally Jameston Avail./Max.: Closed 2 / 16

ENGL 150-06 Introduction to Creative Writing Days: T R Time: 03:00 pm-04:30 pm Room: MAIN 001 Instructor: Emma Torzs Avail./Max.: 2 / 16

ENGL 150-07 Introduction to Creative Writing Days: M W F Time: 10:50 am-11:50 am Room: MAIN 011 Instructor: Francis Baker Avail./Max.: 0 / 16

*First Year Course only*

ENGL 200-01 Major British Authors: Medieval and Renaissance Days: T R Time: 09:40 am-11:10 am Room: MAIN 001 Instructor: Patricia Orang Avail./Max.: 3 / 20

ENGL 208-01 Literary Publishing Days: W Time: 07:00 pm-10:00 pm Room: MAIN 001 Instructor: Steven Messing Avail./Max.: 4 / 20

ENGL 263-01 Muslim Women Writers Days: M W F Time: 03:30 pm-04:30 pm Room: CARN 404 Instructor: Jenna Rice Rahaim Avail./Max.: 2 / 20

*Cross-listed with INTL 263-01 and WGSS 263-01*

ENGL 275-01 African American Literature to 1900 Days: M W F Time: 01:10 pm-02:10 pm Room: MAIN 111 Instructor: Daylanne English Avail./Max.: 7 / 20

*Cross-listed with AMST 275-01*

ENGL 277-01 Angels and Demons of the American Renaissance (1835-1880): Outcasts, Dissidents, and Rebels Days: T R Time: 09:40 am-11:10 am Room: MAIN 111 Instructor: Adam Gosston Avail./Max.: Closed 8 / 20

ENGL 280-01 Crafts of Writing: Poetry Days: T R Time: 09:40 am-11:10 am Room: MAIN 011 Instructor: Steven Krimier Avail./Max.: 6 / 16

ENGL 281-01 Crafts of Writing: Fiction Days: M W F Time: 01:10 pm-02:10 pm Room: MAIN 011 Instructor: Bognanni, Burgess Avail./Max.: Closed 0 / 16

ENGL 282-01 The Crafts of Writing: Creative Nonfiction Days: T R Time: 01:20 pm-02:50 pm Room: MAIN 001 Instructor: Sally Jameston Avail./Max.: 1 / 16

ENGL 294-02 20th Century Poetry: Singing Each to Each Days: M W F Time: 03:30 pm-04:30 pm Room: MAIN 002 Instructor: Terry Singer Avail./Max.: 8 / 16

ENGL 294-03 A Kafkaesque Century Days: M W F Time: 03:30 pm-04:30 pm Room: HUM 213 Instructor: Kiarina Kordela Avail./Max.: 8 / 30

*Cross-listed with GERM 294-01*

ENGL 294-04 Feminist Re-Constructions: Indian Days: M W F Time: 12:00 pm-01:00 pm Room: MAIN 009 Instructor: Sonita Sarker Avail./Max.: 14 / 25

*No prerequisites; cross-listed with WGSS 220-01*

ENGL 294-05 Comparative Feminisms: Whiteness and Postcolonialisms Days: M W F Time: 02:20 pm-03:20 pm Room: MAIN 009 Instructor: Sonita Sarker Avail./Max.: 9 / 25

*Cross-listed with WGSS 240-01; no prerequisites for fall 2019*

ENGL 367-01 Postcolonial Theory Days: M W F Time: 01:10 pm-02:10 pm Room: CARN 404 Instructor: David Moore Avail./Max.: Closed 2 / 20

*Cross-listed with INTL 367-01*

ENGL 394-01 International Storytelling Days: M W F Time: 12:00 pm-01:00 pm Room: CARN 105 Instructor: Matt Burgess Avail./Max.: Closed 1 / 16

ENGL 394-02 Race and the Victorians Days: M Time: 07:00 pm-10:00 pm Room: MAIN 002 Instructor: Andrea Kaston Tange Avail./Max.: 5 / 20

ENGL 406-01 Projects in Creative Writing Days: M W F Time: 02:20 pm-03:20 pm Room: MAIN 003 Instructor: Matt Burgess Avail./Max.: 5 / 12

Fall 2020

Number / Section Name Days Time Room Instructor Avail. / Max.
ENGL 105-01 Identities and Differences in US Literature: LGBTQ Literature in America Days: T R Time: 03:00 pm-04:30 pm Room: MAIN 009 Instructor: Rachel Gold Avail./Max.: Closed 2 / 20

ENGL 115-01 Shakespeare Days: M W F Time: 09:40 am-10:40 am Room: MAIN 010 Instructor: Patricia Orang Avail./Max.: 5 / 20

ENGL 125-01 Studies in Literature: Writing the Body Days: T R Time: 01:20 pm-02:50 pm Room: HUM 304 Instructor: Thomas Rodine Avail./Max.: 1 / 20

ENGL 150-01 Introduction to Creative Writing Days: M W F Time: 09:40 am-10:40 am Room: MAIN 011 Instructor: Sally Jameston Avail./Max.: Closed 0 / 16

ENGL 150-02 Introduction to Creative Writing Days: M W F Time: 10:50 am-11:50 am Room: MAIN 011 Instructor: Sally Jameston Avail./Max.: Closed 0 / 16

ENGL 150-03 Introduction to Creative Writing Days: M W F Time: 02:20 pm-03:20 pm Room: MAIN 011 Instructor: James Morris Avail./Max.: Closed 1 / 16

ENGL 150-04 Introduction to Creative Writing Days: T R Time: 03:00 pm-04:30 pm Room: MAIN 011 Instructor: James Dawes Avail./Max.: Closed 1 / 16

ENGL 150-05 Introduction to Creative Writing Days: T R Time: 01:20 pm-02:50 pm Room: MAIN 011 Instructor: Melissa Jacobs Avail./Max.: Closed 1 / 16

ENGL 150-06 Introduction to Creative Writing Days: T R Time: 09:40 am-11:10 am Room: OLRI 170 Instructor: Matt Stemington Avail./Max.: Closed 0 / 16

ENGL 150-07 Introduction to Creative Writing Days: M W F Time: 12:00 pm-01:00 pm Room: MAIN 011 Instructor: Emma Noris Avail./Max.: 1 / 16

ENGL 212-01 Introduction to Literary Theory: Debates on Interpretation Days: T R Time: 09:40 am-11:10 am Room: HUM 216 Instructor: Elisabeth Sergis Avail./Max.: 7 / 20

ENGL 230-01 Nineteenth-Century British Literature: Feasts and Famines Days: T R Time: 03:00 pm-04:30 pm Room: MAIN 010 Instructor: Andrea Daniles Avail./Max.: Closed 0 / 20

*Cross-listed with ENVI 294-02*

ENGL 272-01 Love and Madness in 19th Century American Literature Days: M W F Time: 10:50 am-11:50 am Room: MAIN 010 Instructor: James Lewis Avail./Max.: Closed 0 / 20

ENGL 276-01 African American Literature 1900 to Present Days: T R Time: 09:40 am-11:10 am Room: HUM 110 Instructor: James Lewis Avail./Max.: 1 / 20

ENGL 286-01 Narrative Journalism Days: M Time: 07:00 pm-10:00 pm Room: MAIN 002 Instructor: Baxter, Gilbert Avail./Max.: Closed 0 / 16

ENGL 294-01 Adaptations: Shakespeare, Verdi and the Politics of Art Days: M W F Time: 01:10 pm-02:10 pm Room: MUSIC 228 Instructor: Geng, Annen Avail./Max.: Closed 0 / 16

*Cross-listed with MUSI 294-01*

ENGL 294-03 The Place of Place: Writing Setting Days: T R Time: 03:00 pm-04:30 pm Room: ARTCOM 102 Instructor: Rod Singer Avail./Max.: Closed 0 / 16

ENGL 294-04 Homer's The Odyssey: A Literary and Historical Approach Days: T R Time: 01:20 pm-02:50 pm Room: THEATR 205 Instructor: Erick, Nickols Avail./Max.: 2 / 20

*Cross-listed with CLAS 294-01*

ENGL 294-05 The Crafts of Writing: Novella Days: M Time: 07:00 pm-10:00 pm Room: MAIN 001 Instructor: Emma Smith Avail./Max.: Closed 0 / 16

ENGL 294-06 Short Forms: Novella, Essay, Aphorism from Boccaccio to Brecht Days: T R Time: 09:40 am-11:10 am Room: HUM 227 Instructor: David Martin Avail./Max.: 16 / 20

*Cross-listed with GERM 294-01*

ENGL 294-07 African American Detective Fiction Days: T R Time: 01:20 pm-02:50 pm Room: HUM 110 Instructor: John Femington Avail./Max.: 7 / 20

*Cross-listed with AMST 294-10*

ENGL 394-01 Race and Medieval Literature Days: W Time: 07:00 pm-10:00 pm Room: MAIN 002 Instructor: Jeffrey Combs Avail./Max.: 5 / 20

ENGL 394-03 Demonology Days: M W F Time: 03:30 pm-04:30 pm Room: MAIN 002 Instructor: Patricia Orang Avail./Max.: Closed 0 / 20

ENGL 401-01 Projects in Literary Research Days: T R Time: 01:20 pm-02:50 pm Room: MAIN 003 Instructor: James Dawes Avail./Max.: 8 / 12

ENGL 494-01 Seminar: Chapbooks Days: M W F Time: 02:20 pm-03:20 pm Room: MAIN 001 Instructor: Steven Krimier Avail./Max.: 5 / 12