Refine your English skills while developing an understanding of American professional practices in business and public policy, as well as the critical leadership and networking skills you need for success.
Create your own custom program—from English language for specific purposes, to English language teacher training—and we'll work with you to design a learning experience that's tailored to the specific needs and objectives of your organization.
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Quote: I was impressed from my first day at the program until the graduation ceremony. Coming to a new country was an overwhelming feeling, but studying at the EFL program at Georgetown University definitely made it the best experience I have ever had.
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For more than 50 years, Georgetown's English Language Center has been helping students connect with the world through flexible language programs offered in the heart of Washington, D.C. Whether you're interested in improving your English, preparing for academic life at an American university, or teaching English as a foreign language, we've got a program for you.
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Guidance Related to COVID-19
Updated Friday, March 13th, 2020 at 11:54 AM EDT
Georgetown University remains open and dedicated to excellence in providing key services to our community. All in-person courses continue through distance instruction. All staff and faculty who normally work at the 640 Massachusetts Ave NW campus are teleworking and are available virtually.
Please note: If you are applying to our programs and have concerns about your immigration status, please email ELCimmigration@georgetown.edu for assistance.