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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
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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
Penn English Language Programs (ELP) will be offering a free 90-minute workshop for International Graduate students at Penn who are non-native English Speakers. The workshop will present some key features of pronunciation that will make students' speaking clearer. Date: Friday,... more
A Message to the Penn Community Regarding Immigration From Amy Gutmann, President Monday, January 30, 2017 President Trump’s recent Executive Order is injurious to our work and inimical to our values. The damage already done to the lawful freedoms and opportunities of... more
Penn PLE Vice Dean and Meiji International Student Center Director
During Meiji University's recent visit to Penn, PLE Vice Dean Nora Lewis sat down with International Student Center Director Teruhisa Komuro to finalize the Penn LPS/ELP agreement with Meiji University. Meiji University is a private university founded in 1881. Meiji University ranks among the best... 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