All programs for the English Language Programs (ELP) Spring 1 and Spring 2, sessions will continue to be delivered remotely. Learn more here.

Intensive Program

An Important Update Regarding Spring 1 and Spring 2, 2021

On October 30th the University of Pennsylvania announced its plans for the spring semester. 

In line with the wider university response and in consideration of the various uncertainties the COVID-19 pandemic creates for international students (travel restrictions, visa delays, etc.) all programs for the English Language Programs (ELP) Spring 1 and Spring 2, 2021 sessions will continue to be delivered remotely. . . Read More >>

 

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Program Overview

The Intensive Program (IP) combines high-quality curriculum with experienced instruction to help you achieve your academic, professional, or personal goals.  

In the IP, you can focus on academic English, business English, or all-purpose English. Our courses will help you improve your listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills.

Every aspect of your Penn experience – from in-class discussions to out-of-class group projects, from living on a university campus to participating in planned cultural activities – will assist you in improving your English skills, developing confidence, and enhancing your understanding of US culture.

Offered 6 times per year, the Intensive Program is flexible to fit your schedule. 

 

Session length

7 weeks

Focus of study

General proficiency with academic & business options

Hours per week

20 academic hours

Proficiency level

Beginner to advanced

Related Programs

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Pre-intermediate to advanced