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.


Program: University Connection Congratulations to this year's more than 100 UniConn students who have gained acceptances to schools such as: Amherst College Boston University Brown University Cornell Law School George Washington University Northwestern University Pennsylvania State... more
In February 2016, ELP Lecturer Maria Paredes Fernandez presented in the Northeast Conference on the Teaching in Foreign Languages (NECTFL) in NYC on Engaging Projects in Developing Cultural Competency using Project-Based Language Learning. She also presented on Project-Based Language Learning for a... more
ELP Lecturer Carlo Cinaglia presented at West Chester University's Sixth TESOL, Applied Linguistics and Foreign Languages Conference in April 2016. His study, "Supporting Novice Teachers through Mentoring and Peer Coaching" seeks to understand the experiences of TESOL M.S.Ed. students who... more
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania: The U.S. Department of State, in cooperation with implementing partner FHI 360, has awarded the University of Pennsylvania English Language Programs a grant to develop and administer five Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs) for English language learners... more
Learn more about ELP's use of technolgy in the classroom from Language Specialist Eve Litt.more
For almost 15 years, Language Specialists Sheila Mayne and Susan Caesar have been teaching at the ELP. They have had countless experiences and interacted with students from all over the world. As Susan says, "The ELP is a microcosm of life." She has been able to share many life experiences with her... more
This April, ELP Lecturer Steve Kopec will conduct a presentation entitled "'Canvas-ing' Rough Drafts: Utilizing Multimedia and Canvas to Guide Students through the Writing Process" as part of the Penn "Language without Borders: Technology Principles and Practices for Language Educators" workshop... more
Unfamiliar with ELP's ITA program? Learn more from Testing and Programs Manager Elizabeth Gillstrom.more
Congratulations to ELP Lecturers Jeri Ahern and Karen Murray on their accepted to present at the TESOL Conference in Qatar in January 2016. Their presentation will be on “Adapting Presentation Styles to Meet Cultural Norms.” In this session, they explore presentation skills pedagogy and examine how... more
As of today, Friday, November 6, the City of Philadelphia is the first World Heritage City in the entire United States . The culminating step in a two-year initiative pursued by Mayor Michael Nutter and the City, the decision came down today via a vote at the 13th World Congress of... more