Intensive English Language Semester Certificate

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Program Description

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
  • Duration: 16 weeks (fall, spring); 8 weeks (summer)
  • Tuition: $9,216 (fall, spring); $4,814 (summer)
  • Schedule: Full-time Monday–Friday
  • Semester of Entry: Fall, spring, summer
  • Visa Support: Yes

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

Sample Schedule

Classes Are Held Monday–Friday
9:00-11:00 Reading, Writing, and Research
11:00-12:00 Break
12:00-1:00 Pronunciation Workshop and Writing Workshop
1:00-3:00 Elective Course
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
  • Social 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 "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
Last updated May 2019

About the School

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