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The Penn Global Learners Program, taught by English Language Programs instructors, offered learners from Afghanistan and Ukraine, English through content courses--"and provided some normalcy and hope in the process." The Global Learners Program in cooperation with the ELP, Online Learning... more
Brian Mc Manus and Robyn Turner, Instructors for the English for Career Development MOOC, role playing a Job Interview. As of the end of February 2023, the English for Career Development (ECD) Coursera MOOC created by Penn English Language Programs had enrolled over 2 million learners... more
Jessica Keating Whitney with ELP Student Ambassadors
The ELP is excited to announce that Jessica Keating Whitney is our new Student Services and Programs Manager! Jessica has been our Student Services Coordinator for five years. As the Student Services Coordinator, she has gone above and beyond to enhance the student experience and promote student... more
Thank you for a fantastic Fall 2 Session! We started the session with a Beginning of Session Party. Throughout the session we had a great time. Students studied hard in the Student Center and made cute Thanksgiving crafts. Students and staff enjoyed a Thanksgiving potluck. For some students, this... more
Banco Santander is once more granting 1,000 "Santander Languages | English to boost your career 2022 Scholarships" to the English Language Programs at the University of Pennsylvania to help learners increase their command of professional English. Non-native English speakers above the age of 18 who... more
Students in front of Tedyuscung Statue in the Wissahickon
What a wonderful Fall 1 Session! With the season changing, this session has become even more memorable. There have been a lot of things that have been done in the past two months. Students spent a lot of time in the student center and playing... more
berries covered in frost
Study English in Philadelphia this winter! Develop a foundation for university-level English and explore a variety of academic subjects and professional communication in English in the Institute for Academic and Professional Studies program. This program runs for four weeks and there are two... more
Language Specialist María Paredes Fernández participated in the 2022 Berlin Marathon where she finished the 42.2km (26.2 miles) race in 3:18:37. This was a personal best time by 14 minutes and it also meant that she qualified to run in the 2024 Boston Marathon. The ELP is extremely proud of María... more
7/22/2022 The KAUST Gifted Student Program Communications team recently prepared an article for the KGSP website highlighting the university acceptances of its Foundation Year students. This article mentions the English Language Programs at UPenn and features a photo that was shared by Fatimah... more
On Tuesday, July 26, the ELP, LPS, and other friends and associates gathered at the University of Pennsylvania to celebrate the life of James Riedel who passed away on May 25, 2022 after a long illness. James came to the ELP in 2001 and served as a Language Specialist, and later as the Business... more