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The ELP staff and students had a great time during our Fall 2 weekly activities. We opened the session dressing up for Halloween and cavorting outside in Halloween costumes as shown above. Later, we took a tour of the Eastern State Pententiary. Next, we expressed our gratitude at the Thanksgiving... more
Banco Santander is giving 1,000 Santander Languages Scholarships | English to boost your career - University of Pennsylvania scholarships to help students tighten their command of professional English. Non-native English speakers above the age of 18 who are interested in advancing... more
by Lisa Taglang The ELP’s University Connection (UniConn) Program is excited to release our eleven-video series on understanding and preparing for the Duolingo English Test (DET)! Achieving a high score on an English... more
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Join Penn ELP's University Connection team for a free workshop on applying to U.S. universities. Learn how to put your best foot forward when applying to an undergraduate or graduate program in the United States, examine each of the pieces included in a successful application, and find out how the... more
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This information session will include an introduction to ELP staff and instructors and focus on 3-week Summer Programs: English for Leadership and Entrepreneurship and English for Business Communication. The session will include an interactive demonstration lesson to show you what you will gain... more
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Please join us for a unique opportunity to meet with ELP alumni and learn about their experience. This information session will allow prospective students to hear from ELP alumni and ask any questions they have about our programs. Join the conversation live on Zoom or Facebook. DATE... more
November 4, 2020 by Elaney Tedder The 2020 Election in the United States began on the traditional first Tuesday of November, November 3 rd , but many U.S. Citizens began voting weeks or months before this date. Because of COVID-19, early voting, mail-in voting, and absentee voting... more
Banco Santander, in partnership with the University of Pennsylvania, has launched 500 Santander Language Scholarships | English for Professional Development – University of Pennsylvania, to improve mastery of Professional English. These scholarships are designed to help students and young... more
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Webinar Date/Time: Tuesday, October 20th from 8-9AM EDT We invite you to join us in an information session to meet ELP staff and instructors, learn about our Intensive Program and 3-week Winter Programs, and participate in an interactive sample lesson. Target Level: Intermediate... more
September 9, 2020 by Elaney Tedder Updated October 1, 2020 On Monday, August 31 st , English for Career Development (ECD), an ELP MOOC (Massive Open Online Course), reached over 1 million learners since its inception in 2016. Additionally, English for Career... more