Resources for Learning English

This is a great guide to help non-english speakers take advantage of scientific presentations to share their findings with their colleagues. The article makes recommendations such as using how to use your slides for visual support and what to do if you can't remember a specific word while actually presenting. 

JHMI Based Resources

Skill Enhancement Program
The next session of classes will begin Tuesday , September 15. Classes will be held every Tuesday and Thursday. The times are from 5:00 to 7:00pm in the Phipps Building, on the 3rd floor, in room 362. Anyone interested may e-mail James Silvo at or call Barbara Edwards at 410-614-0273. You may also call James at 410-502-7884 for more information. 

Offering ESL courses in the fall and spring semesters for a fee of $795. These classes are offered in the evenings on the Homewood campus (accessible by the JHMI-Homewood shuttle service). 

Community Based Resources

Offering FREE ESL (Beginners and Intermediate) courses beginning the week of January 17th at 3501 N. Charles Street
This location is easily accessible from the JHMI/Homewood shuttle and are offered from 6-9pm 2 nights a week

For $20, students have unlimited access to ESL training and practice for 12 weeks. Their center is located a few blocks south of the Medical campus (403 S Broadway) with times available to fit almost any schedule. This training is mostly conversational and is usually 1 on 1 or 1 on 2 to allow the student to best fit the time to their skill level. While the center has a lot of clientele from the hispanic population, they help foreign citizens from all regions of the world.