Non-Native Speakers of English

English Language Center

Enrollment Services 331
410-704-2552
Fax: 410-704-2090

The English Language Center offers intensive English instruction to students who are preparing for admission to the university or for international and permanent resident students who want to further develop their English skills. The center also welcomes individuals who are not preparing for university study but who wish to improve their language skills for employment purposes. Courses are designed to develop a student’s speaking, listening, reading and writing skills. TOEFL and IELTS preparation courses and additional courses on pronunciation, vocabulary development and American culture are also offered.1

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An accent reduction program is available as well as semester-long and short-term summer programs that focus on language and culture. These are excellent for au pairs!

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

English Department, LA 5330L
410-704-2110

The ESOL program offers ESOL sections of ENGL 102 and ESOL courses. The ESOL testing coordinator tests non-native speakers of English admitted to the university who scored below 100 on the iBT TOEFL and places them into either ENGL 102 or ESOL courses.