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ELIP Goes Global, Collaborates with Korean University in Online Certificates

Students gather in South Korea for the TESOL Foundation and Teaching English with Technology conference with Ohio University.

By Mary Vandeman The English Language Improvement Program is collaborating with Cyber Hankuk University of Foreign Studies and offering two online CUFS certificates—one in TESOL and Teaching English to Young Learners, and one in Business English. “This project is exciting—being able to share our expertise internationally and work with such […]

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September 16, 2017 at 12:35 pmNews

ELIP Courses Helped Grad Student Learn How to Present Science

Penny Morgan took advantage of ELIP courses to better present the scientific material in her master’s program at Ohio University.

Penny Morgan ’11, ’13M knew scientific writing would be something she’d need to work on in her master’s degree at Ohio University in environmental science studies. “I really felt I wasn’t getting a good scientific grasp on the writing,” says Morgan, whose bachelor’s degree was in Geography Pre-Law from the […]

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June 7, 2017 at 5:40 pmAlumni In Class

Linguistics Alum: ELIP Course Helped Her ‘Talk the Talk’

Lydia Deakin ’12, ’15M became better equipped for the level of academic writing expected in her graduate program through an ELIP course.

Despite excelling in her undergraduate photojournalism studies, Lydia Deakin ’12, ’15M felt unprepared for the level of academic writing expected of her as she began a Master of Applied Linguistics. In order to become better equipped to tackle her responsibilities, she decided to take ELIP 5140: Academic Writing in Graduate […]

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June 7, 2017 at 11:53 amAlumni In Class

Engineering Student: Learn How to ‘Speak Academic’ in ELIP Courses

Mohammadhossein Firouznia discusses how to sound more professional after taking an English Language Improvement Program course.

Learning to “speak academic” is a skill that can make or break a person’s career. Graduate student Mohammadhossein Firouznia knew this was a weak spot for him, something he needed to develop in order to succeed in his field of mechanical engineering. “I had to be prepared for being academic […]

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June 7, 2017 at 11:28 amIn Class

Linguistics Alum: Smash Writer’s Block with ELIP Courses

Patrick Mose contemplates his improved academic writing skills.

While working on a Ph.D., Patrick Mose ‘12M always set the highest goals for himself in the field of academia. However, he knew that the road to success is paved by strong academic writing skills. “I took ELIP writing classes specifically because I wanted to improve my skills specific to […]

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June 7, 2017 at 10:44 amAlumni In Class

Sociology Alum: Taking ELIP Courses ‘a No-Brainer!’

Carl “Eddie” Smith ’13 contemplates his new ability to deliver technical information in professional settings.

Carl Edward “Eddie” Smith ’13 had opportunities while he was a graduate student at Ohio University that many others don’t get the chance to experience. He was president of the Graduate Student Senate. That meant making presentations, lots of them, in addition to writing professionally and for his coursework. “My […]

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June 7, 2017 at 10:11 amAlumni In Class

Students Tap Power of Networking in ELIP 5140 for Fine Arts

Angela Mendoza (let) and Peilian Wu (right) critique the work of their classmates in ELIP 5140.

By Mary Vandeman Grant writing + Networking + Professional and Academic Writing = ELIP 5140 for the College of Fine Arts. A collaborative effort between Fine Arts and the English Language Improvement Program’s Academic & Global Communications program in the Linguistics Department, the course launched Spring 2017. Tailored to the […]

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May 3, 2017 at 3:29 pmIn Class News