District of Columbia
20057-1054 Intercultural Center 481, Box 571054
The oldest Catholic university in the U.S., Georgetown has been a center of higher education for over 200 years. This distinguished educational tradition continues today among its 12,000 students, more than 1,000 of whom come from foreign countries. Located in the U.S. capital, Washington, D.C., Georgetown offers a rich educational, historical and cultural environment.
The Center for Language Education and Development offers a variety of English language programs designed to meet the needs of students, working professionals, business executives and teachers. Programs are offered throughout the year on the Georgetown University campus in Washington, DC. Programs include:
English as a Foreign Language Program - 16 weeks. Study in small classes at one of six levels, Beginning to Advanced, that integrate reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills. Participate in cultural activities, a conversation partners program and weekly coffee hours. Offered as fall and spring semester programs.
Summer Intensive English Program - 8 weeks. Study in small classes at one of six levels, Beginning to Advanced, that integrate reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills. Participate in cultural activities, a conversation partners program and weekly coffee hours.
American Language and Culture (ALC) - 4 weeks. The ALC program focuses on understanding American culture and developing listening and speaking skills through field trips, class assignments and individual projects.
American Conversational English (ACE) - 3 weeks. The ACE program develops students' ability to use English in everyday life. Develop listening and speaking skills as you talk about topics of interest in a relaxed and informal setting.
Business and Professional English Certificate Program (BPE) - 1 year. Earn a BPE Certificate in two semesters by taking Georgetown business courses and English for Professional Purposes courses to develop your English skills.
English for Heritage Language Speakers Program (EHLS) - 6 months. Develop English skills for careers in the Federal Government. EHLS is a career development scholarship program for naturalized US citizens.
Pre-MBA English Program - 3 weeks. This program prepares non-native English speaking students entering the Georgetown MBA program by re-activating study skills and providing practice in communicating in a fast-paced environment. This intensive 3-week program runs in July.
Teaching English as a Foreign Language Program (TEFL) - 5 months. This is an intensive teacher training program with an applied, practical focus for those wanting to teach abroad. The TEFL Certificate requires the successful completion of the 19-week TEFL Online course, as well as the 5-day TEFL Practicum that is held on the Georgetown University campus.
Professional Consultation and Customized Group Programs. CLED will work with client institutions and other Georgetown University departments to custom-design and implement language programs and teacher training for groups, both U.S. and international.
Intensive English Program: $7, 345 (Fall/Spring semesters); $3,825 (Summer offerings)
Sort-Term Intensive English Programs (ALC, ACE) - $1, 620
Business and Professional English Certificate Program (BPE): Fall $9,045 and Spring $8,955
Pre-MBA English Program: $410
Teaching English as a Foreign Language Program (TEFL): $3,800