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Improve your English in Washington, D.C.!

American University’s English Language and Training Academy (ELTA) is an intensive English language program that prepares students for their academic or professional goals. Interactive classes are located on the American University campus and taught by experienced faculty. Get the tools you need to take the next steps in your academic or professional path to success.

Program at a glance

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  • 18-20 hours of classroom instruction per week
  • Three levels from intermediate to advanced
  • Site visits, workshops, and conversation partners
  • Specialized courses focused on U.S. culture

Why ELTA?

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  • Classes taught by trained and experienced faculty
  • Advising and support from a dedicated staff
  • No application fees
  • Immigration support for qualified students
  • Pathway program options available

Study academic English at a Top 100 University

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