Will I have a chance to meet some foreign nationals?
A very limited number of foreign nationals are also studying here.You will have more chances to meet them if you attend various students’ clubs.
Can I change an YELI course teacher?
Generally, no. You can only change your teacher under exceptional circumstances on the approval and discretion of the YELI management.
What if I feel I’m in the wrong YELI course level?
The English Placement Test will determine your level. If you do the best you can, you can be sure that you have been placed in the right course but, if you still think you are in the wrong level, you can challenge your placement by submitting a written request to the Head of Unit to take to take a ‘Quick Test’ for the level you think you should be in. Depending on the score, you may be reassigned to another course/level.
Can I get extra help if I need it?
Why not? You can always get extra help. See your teacher first, and he will help you get the kind of assistance you need. The SLSP and Remedial Program offered by the Student Affairs Committee are for you .Writing Center is there to help you in writing and English Club is to help you improve your speaking and leadership abilities.
How do I find my teacher if I need to?
All YELI teachers have offices and keep regular office hours. You can email your teacher on official email for the best time and place to meet. Every teacher’s schedule for classes and office hours is displayed on his/her office desk.
Do I need to make an appointment to see a teacher or YELI management?
You can meet your teacher during his regular office hours; the YELI management has an open door policy, and if they are not busy will try to help you when you see them.
Do all YELI teachers speak Arabic?
YELI is an English language medium institution, so not all teachers in the center speak Arabic. but you can contact the YELI Student Affairs Committee if you need to discuss something personal in Arabic.
Can I make up missed classes at the YELI?
No you can’t. You should ask your teacher of class mates about. In case of academic help you are welcome in teachers’ office hours and/or SLSP.
Can I choose a teacher for a particular course?
You cannot choose a particular teacher for a course. All students are assigned to a course section, and each course section has a teacher assigned to it.