The ELI specializes in English language training courses that focus on the particular language skills necessary for success in various workplace settings.
Part-time Courses Available at the UAB Campus
Several of our General and Business English Courses and our Scientific Research and Healthcare Courses are examples of Workplace English training. These courses may be helpful for individual employees in a company who need help with English language skills. 

To check on the specific times and dates of a class, see our Upcoming Course Schedule.
The ELI can also offer any of our part-time English courses for central Alabama businesses on-site.
Specialized Training for Corporate Customers
A particular specialty of the ELI program is the ability to design and execute language training customized to the particular needs of clients in a variety of industries. 

For years, the ELI has served a variety of international and American companies in the central Alabama region who've chosen to invest in English language training for their non-native English speaking employees. Industries previously served include manufacturing, telecommunications, healthcare, scientific research, and banking. 

By offering one or more specialized English courses on-site, Alabama companies can partner with the ELI to offer workplace English programs that improve communication and productivity in their workplaces. Classes can be offered on-site at your corporation, and flexible scheduling is available.
Examples of customizable workplace English topics include the following:
  • Communication Skills for Meetings and Negotiations
  • Business Writing
  • Research Writing Strategies
  • Listening and Speaking Skills for Manufacturing
  • Patient Consultation for Nurses
  • Pronunciation and Accent Reduction for Nurses
  • Writing Skills for Customer Service Reporting Software
  • English for Banking and Finance
  • For a complete listing, please contact the ELI directly.
The ELI can also offer customized, one-on-one Tutoring for Corporate Clients.
For information on offering a specialized English language training course at your company, please contact the ELI Director, Rebekah Trinh, at (205) 975-6638 or
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UAB English Language Institute
EB 126
1720 2nd Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35294-1250