Non-English Foreign Languages
- The East Asian Languages and Literatures department runs its Foreign Language Tutoring Program. Tutoring is for those taking classes in the available languages.
- The Classical and Near Eastern Languages and Cultures department runs its Foreign Language Tutoring Program. Tutoring is for those taking classes in the available languages.
- The Romance, German, and Slavic Languages and Literatures department runs its Foreign Language Tutoring Program. Tutoring is for those taking classes in the available languages.
- Practice a foreign language with others at GW through the Language Exchange, a service provided through the GW Language Center.
- Students who need to take a placement exam for their foreign language course can find links for those exams on the GW Language Center’s website.
- Some student organizations offer “language cafes,” where students can converse in a foreign language. Review the student organizations listed on OrgSync.
English as a Foreign Language
- English for Academic Purposes (EAP), an academic program in CCAS, teaches academic writing and communication classes to international students who speak English as second or additional language to help them build an academic skill set that will benefit them in their GW coursework and professional career. International students admitted to GW with TOEFL scores below a certain level are required to enroll in an EAP academic writing course; other students are welcome to take EAP as an elective course to develop their academic literacy skills further.
- Review EAP’s GW Campus Resources for International Students guide and resources webpage for additional resources.
- Speak With Confidence is an academic skills workshop series designed to improve the oral academic English skills of GW international students who speak English as a second or additional language. Topics include classroom discussions, small talk, debates, and oral presentations. Workshop information will be available via the library website.
- Everyday English Program assists GW international students in improving their conversational English skills through the GW Language Center.
- Students looking for support with writing may make an appointment with the University Writing Center.
- The GW Libraries offer a guide to libraries for international students. This guide includes translated common library terms.