Tag: ESL Summer Institute

Terrific tune-up: Summer brings crash course for ESL international students

For the nine international students in instructor Eric Shockley’s classes, it hasn’t exactly been a summer of leisure — but they certainly don’t mind. The students are part of the newly reintroduced ESL Summer Institute, an intensive 6-week program designed to help students from other countries strengthen their English skills and prepare for life on […]

For international students, Institute a terrific tune-up for fall

The halcyon days of summer are perhaps a bit less so for the nine students in Eric Shockley’s summer class. On a recent Friday morning, the students kicked off their day with a fast-reading exercise and subsequent discussion, followed by group work on summaries that followed a lesson from the day before. “I haven’t done […]