PIE Blog

Posted on May 8th, 2020 in Blog, Featured

Hello from your PIE tutors, Laura and Rachel! We are both undergraduate students at IUPUI majoring in English Linguistics. We are tutors and leaders of the PIE Student Association and love working with all the students at PIE. Even though we can’t be with our students in person due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are glad to …

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Posted on November 10th, 2020 in Blog by Katherine Brinkmeyer

The Program for Intensive English (PIE) is happy to announce that we have returned to the IUPUI campus for fall classes! We are so excited to have our students back in the classroom, and are taking measures to ensure the health and safety of our students and faculty during this unprecedented era, including social distancing …

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Posted on November 10th, 2020 in Blog by Inna Kloer

I have been studying at PIE for a few sessions already. The first session was the most difficult for me. However, through teacher’s challenging classes, tutor’s help, and teacher’s office hours and willingness to work with me outside of class, I successfully completed my first session. After the first session my English had improved a …

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Posted on November 10th, 2020 in Blog by Ammar Alhussain

Living abroad so far away from your family, friends, and a normal lifestyle is so hard. On November 12th, 2019, I traveled to the United States of America to study the English Language and continue my master’s and Ph.D. degree. What happened next – the COVID-19 virus started spreading through the US and schools decided …

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Posted on November 10th, 2020 in Blog by Maitry Naik

The year 2020 is a really challenging and different year for everyone. No one could have imagined this crazy year we are going through. It has been a difficult year for me as well. Along with the difficulties of COVID-19 pandemic, many different things happened in my life. I have learned lots of new things …

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Posted on May 8th, 2020 in Blog by mtrehan

Fadi Alzahrani Saudi Arabia I’ve been studying English at PIE for 8 months now. I’ve had an amazing journey with the PIE teachers at IUPUI. The program was designed in a way that is both compelling and informative at the same time. The program has many hands-on learning strategies that I enjoyed working on with …

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Posted on May 8th, 2020 in Blog by mtrehan

With the coronavirus pandemic requiring social distancing, PIE is presenting all of our classes online for our Summer 1 and Summer 2 Sessions (May, June, July, and August). We began teaching online with Zoom in March, in the second week of our Spring 2 Session. The teachers have worked hard to make the best use of Zoom …

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Posted on May 8th, 2020 in Blog, Featured by mtrehan

Hello from your PIE tutors, Laura and Rachel! We are both undergraduate students at IUPUI majoring in English Linguistics. We are tutors and leaders of the PIE Student Association and love working with all the students at PIE. Even though we can’t be with our students in person due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we are glad to …

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Posted on May 8th, 2020 in Blog by mtrehan

Between January 19th and March 7, 2020, the PIE was proud to host 10 top-tier undergraduate students from all over Argentina. The program, now in its third year, brings Argentinian students to IUPUI for seven weeks of academic and cultural immersion activities. During the program, participants had the chance to strengthen their knowledge of the …

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