Language Support

Non-English Foreign Languages

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.