Certificate in Intensive English Language Semester

Sample Schedule

 
M, T, Th, F
9:00-11:00
Reading, writing, & research
W
9:00-11:00
Optional University Application Workshop
M, T, Th, F
11:00-12:00
Break
W
11:00-12:00
Optional Guest Lecture Series
M, W, F
12:00-1:00
Break
T, Th
12:00-1:00
Pronunciation Workshop (T) and Writing Workshop (Th)
M, W, F
1:00-3:00
Elective Course
T, Th
1:00-3:00
Listening & speaking
M-F
After Class
D.C. Cultural Activities and Coffee Hour

Weekly Workshops & Events

  • University Application Workshops: These consist of information sessions and individual counseling for students planning to apply to U.S. colleges and universities; students will identify appropriate colleges, write personal statements, and gather and submit required documents to complete the application process
  • Pronunciation Workshops: Practice in the sounds and rhythms of English
  • Writing Workshops: Practice in specific writing needs
  • Coffee Hour: Students and faculty gather for conversation at this popular weekly event hosted by the EFL office
  • Conversational English partners
  • Access to D.C. cultural activities
  • Special guest lecture series  

Sample Elective Courses

  • Grammar Troublespots
  • American Culture Through the Movies
  • American Culture Through TV
  • American Politics
  • Business Negotiations
  • Sample Access DC Activities
  • National monuments tours
  • National museum visits
  • Georgetown and D.C. sporting events (soccer, American football, basketball, baseball)
  • Performing arts events (dance, theater, music)
  • Kayaking, hiking, and other outdoor activities