Our Offerings

Our Offerings

Academic English Pre-Matriculation Program 
Three-week intensive program designed for incoming international students with interwoven linguistic, cultural, and academic objectives. (Summer)

Academic Year Courses
Eight-week courses developed to strengthen the English Language skills of international students and postdoctoral researchers. (Autumn, Winter, Spring)

Areas of Focus:

  • Pronunciation and fluency building
  • North American academic writing
  • Spontaneous speaking
  • English Communication strategies for international graduate student instructors

Individualized Instruction
Customized courses designed to meet specific student needs. There is a five-session minimum requirement for each course.

Areas of Focus:

  • Pronunciation and fluency building
  • Writing for academic and other purposes
  • Conversation and culture
  • English for career professionalization
  • Discipline-specific English
  • Other relevant foci based on student needs

Training Workshops
Customized, University-wide professional development workshops to support departments and other offices that interact with students for whom English is an additional language.

Advisory English Testing
Oral, aural, reading, and writing skills testing in preparation for curricular design and/or to advise on student admission and ongoing progress.