English Language Institute Program Alumni


  • Hana Al Nadaaf

    Hana Al Nadaaf

    I love this college because it is my first educational experience in the USA. It has added a new dimension in my life, especially when learning the English language. I love my teachers. They are extremely helpful. They understand every student and work to improve their situation. I feel like this is my home, especially when they respect the religious beliefs of students from all over the world. Thank you so much.

  • Nessy Meci

    Nessy Meci

    This college has helped me a lot with my knowledge of the English language. The program is very effective for us and the teachers are very understanding.

  • Hawraa Srour

    Hawraa Srour

    ELI classes are very useful to every student. The classes have helped me learn how to write a short, consistent essay. This class has also helped me improve my grammar and my writing, and taught me to learn from my mistakes.

  • Shaker Madani

    Shaker Madani

    Shaker Madani has lived in both Yemen, where he grew up, and in Egypt, where he taught accounting. He has been in the U.S. for two years and plans to continue his studies in accounting.

  • Svitlana Saad

    Svitlana Saad

    Svitlana Saad came to the United States from Ukraine in 2015, where she earned a degree in economics. She hopes to study psychology here in the U.S.

  • Omar Alhyari

    Omar Alhyari

    This is Omar Alhyari's second semester studying English in the ELI. He already holds a Bachelor's Degree in Management Information Systems from Al-Balqa' Applied University in Jordan. Omar plans to complete his English studies at HFC and remain in the United States.

  • Aya Badawi

    Aya Badawi

    Less than a year ago, 20 year-old Aya traveled to Dearborn from Lebanon. Since then, she has perfected her English-speaking skills and decided to pursue her dream of becoming a pharmacist. So far, her favorite class at HFC has been ELI-103R taught by Pamela Stewart because of the one-on-one reading instruction she has received.

  • Ahmed Essa Alobaidan

    Ahmed Essa Alobaidan

    At 23 years old, Ahmed traveled to the United States from Saudi Arabia, enrolling in the ELI Program shortly after, where he was given the opportunity to improve his English speaking, reading and writing skills. His favorite class is his ELI level 6 course, which he says improved his writing skills and eventually landed him his positions as the current ELI Computer Lab Assistant and Communications Division Receptionist, where he’s able to practice his English and provide his fellow ELI students with the resources and tools necessary to succeed.