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Prepare for success in graduate school and beyond!

This four-week course is ideal for students entering into, or planning to apply to, a master's or doctoral program in the United States. 

Our classes are designed to:

  • build English language fluency and confidence when speaking English in the graduate classroom, with professors, and with colleagues
  • fine-tune your academic writing skills
  • improve your pronunciation skills
  • develop your presentation skills and increase your confidence in spoken English
  • bridge the gap between everyday English and academic English you will need for success in your area of study

In addition to these program objectives, classes focus on:

  • research and writing expectations specific to your field
  • advanced discipline-specific terminology
  • practice with the Socratic method used in classrooms across the disciplines
  • speaking skills necessary to succeed in your field
  • engagement across the university so you become familiar with the campus and its various offices and services prior to the start of your program