Certificate in Intensive English Language Semester
Intensive English Language Semester

English Language

On-Campus Format

Intensive English Language Semester

Spend a semester living and learning in the heart of Washington, D.C., and engaging with classmates from more than 30 countries. Our semester-long Intensive English as a Foreign Language 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

16 weeks



Semester of Entry
Fall & spring

Visa Support

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  • Headshot of Junghyun Ahn, Korea

    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

  • Small class sizes
  • Personalized instruction
  • Workshops in writing and conversational English
  • Professors with expertise in linguistics and language instruction
  • Cultural activities and extracurricular opportunities
  • Language partners