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Article by Jeanne Leong originally appearing in Penn News Today The English Language Programs at the University of Pennsylvania often teaches in traditional classrooms, but, in a... more
Maria Paredes Fernandez , a lecture at Penn's Department of Romance Languages as well as a lecturer the ELP, was named the 2016 Teacher of the Year at the college level by the American Association of Teachers of Spanish and Portuguese. We are proud to have such excellent... more
ELT Best Practices: Intensive English Programs in the USA Posted on 2 May 2016 by Sherry Blok. Originally posted on http://blog.tesol.org/elt-best-practices-intensive-english-programs-in-... more
This May, ELP Lecturer Ellen Gilberti was the plenary speaker at The National Executive Committee Meeting of TESOL Italy. She spoke on the topic of “Teaching Authentic Language.” The presentation was an offshoot of a two hour seminar she presented at TESOL Italy one week later in which she... more
Ms. Nichols in judges' seat
From July 6 – July 11, Ms. Amy Nichols was honored to be a representative of the University of Pennsylvania on China Central Television's (CCTV) 2016 Star of Outlook English Language Competition. Along with four other judges, Ms. Nichols spent two to three days in preparation meetings and then two... more
Ms. Nichols presenting at Penn Wharton China Center
On July 12th, the Penn Wharton China Center kindly hosted Ms. Amy Nichol's talk entitled, “Changing Roles: Cross-Cultural Perceptions of Credibility and Confidence.” The audience represented a wide variety of individuals from retired executives to seniors... more
Through our course, Writing the University Application Essay (UAE) , we offer international students a meaningful step-by-step process to gain the knowledge and skills necessary to write an effective and memorable personal statement... more
Global Citizen Study Abroad Program 4 month
The Global Citizen Study Abroad Program (GCP) is a comprehensive Ivy League study abroad experience designed to foster the international compatibility and competitiveness of top university students. Students can choose to enroll in the full program (8 months) or accelerated program (4 months)... more
James Riedel, executive director of Penn’s English Language Programs, and Benjamin Wiggins, director of Digital Learning Initiatives at Penn, in collaboration with a number of Online Learning and English Language Programs staff members, received a $700,000 grant from the United States Department of... more
Congratulations to Jeri Ahern, Elizabeth Gillstrom, Sarah Grosik, Amanda Kniepkamp, Karen Liebner, Eve Litt, Ian Nichols, and Alyssa Swanson who were accepted to present at the TESOL Conference 2016 in Baltimore, Maryland. Jeri Ahern and Eve Litt Creating Buy-in:... more