Certificate in Intensive English Language Semester
Intensive English Language Semester

English Language

On-Campus Format

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Intensive English Language Semester

Spend a semester in the heart of Washington, D.C., living, learning,  and engaging with classmates from 30+ countries. Our semester-long English as a Foreign Language (EFL) Intensive English program provides you with expert instruction on grammar, conversation, writing, reading, research, and presentation skills.

Once you’re accepted into the program, you’ll be evaluated to determine your specific instructional needs. We’ll then place you in classes with other students at the same proficiency level, ensuring that you receive the best learning experience to suit your needs.

Ideal for
All levels of proficiency—basic to advanced

8 weeks (summer) 16 weeks (fall or spring)


Full time Monday–Friday

Semester of Entry
Fall & spring

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    I think Georgetown’s program is perfect for students to learn English and experience the U.S. university environment.”

    Junghyun Ahn, Korea Intensive English Language Semester

Program Features

  • A CEA-accredited program
  • Small class sizes
  • Workshops in writing, pronunciation, and college applications
  • Professors with expertise in linguistics and language instruction
  • Cultural activities and extracurricular opportunities