All ELP programs will be taught through remote (online) instruction through the Fall of 2020. We are excited to offer our engaging courses and opportunities for extracurricular activities online. Learn more here.

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F OR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: ECA Press Date: 09/09/2020 Telephone: 202-632-6452 The U.S. Department of State announced the selection of Ian Nichols of the University of Pennsylvania English Language Programs for a six-week virtual English Language Specialist... more
August 5, 2020 by Elaney Tedder On Thursday, July 30 th , English Language Programs Advising Specialist Ian Nichols concluded a series of webinars for approximately 25 participants on media literacy for the America House in Chisinau, Moldova. This webinar series began on July 20... more
August 3, 2020 by Elaney Tedder On Thursday, July 16 th , the University of Pennsylvania English Language Programs (ELP) was recognized by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs Office of English Language Programs at a virtual awards ceremony for... more
For the second year in a row, one of the ELP’s MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses)— English for Career Development —has been ranked in Coursera’s top ten most popular... more
The University of Pennsylvania’s English Language Programs (ELP) has reached over half of a million learners around the world through their Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs). MOOCs are free online courses accessible to learners around the world. ELP currently offers six MOOCs through the Coursera... more
ELP instructors are dedicated to helping novice TESOL teachers develop their skills in the classroom. Current instructors Eve Nora Litt, Ian Nichols, Maria Paredes Fernandez, and Amanda Thompson mentor TESOL Master of Science in Education candidates from the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate... more
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ELP Manager of Instructional Staff Development John Cotton and LPS Director of Implementation, Assessment, and International Initiatives Amy Nichols developed a presentation entitled “International Graduate Student Orientation: Specific Needs and Successful Approaches.” Nichols delivered the... more
Stakeholder Conference Panel
ELP Director of Programs, Jack Sullivan, recently partook in a panel discussion entitled "Membership Associations: Facing the Future Together" at the 5th Annual EnglishUSA IEP Stakeholders Conference in Washington, DC. The panel discussed how membership associations in the industry are adapting to... more
LPS Director of Implementation, Assessment, and International Initiatives, Amy Nichols, was honored to represent the University of Pennsylvania as a judge on China Central Television's (CCTV) Star of Outlook English Language Competition for the second year in a row. Along with representatives from... more
Philadelphia Union Head Coach, Jim Curtin
The Penn English Language Program's collaboration with Major League Soccer team, The Philadelphia Union, was recently highlighted on the Philadelphia news network, 6ABC. The ELP has been collaborating with the Union for the past 3 seasons. ELP language instructors work with team players to focus on... more