ELP Lecturer Carlo Cinaglia will be giving a presentation entitled “Academic Discourse through an Ethnographic Lens: Students Exploring Language Practices on Campus,” at the PennTESOL-East Conference on November 5th at Arcadia University. Presentation Abstract: “This presentation reports on one... more
ELP University Connection Counseling Specialist, Erick Hyde, recently co-chaired the International Admission & Recruitment Stream of the International ACAC Pre-Conference Institute. The International Association of College Admission Counseling (International ACAC) aims to facilitate global... more
ELP Director of Programs, Jack Sullivan, will participate in a panel discussion at English USA’s 4th Annual IEP Stakeholders Conference, October 5-6, 2016. English USA aims to provide support, standards, and advocacy for intensive English programs in the USA. Mr. Sullivan will be presenting on “... more
Associate Director of Curriculum and Instruction, Sarah Grosik, and Manager of Testing and Programs, Elizabeth Gillstrom, will be presenting at the first Classroom Assessment for Language Teaching (CALT) Conference in November 2016. The CALT Conference will be held at the University of Arizona and... more
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 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