Mason Offers Programs for Non-Native Speakers of English

Posted: May 14, 2008 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

This summer, the English Language Institute will offer a free two-part seminar in graduate-level writing as well as free pronunciation, grammar and conversation/culture workshops for non-native speakers of English.

Seminar in Graduate-Level Writing

The writing seminar is open to non-native English-speaking graduate students and visiting scholars. Registration is required; e-mail Melissa Allen at

The seminars will be held Monday and Wednesdays, 2 to 3:40 p.m. Part One (Basics) runs May 28 to June 25. Part Two (Research Writing) will be held June 30 to July 28.

Pronunciation Workshops

Mondays, June 16 to July 21, noon to 12:50 p.m., Robinson Hall A, Room 245.

Grammar Workshops

Tuesdays, June 17 to July 22, noon to 12:50 p.m., Robinson Hall A, Room 245.

Conversation and Culture Workshops

Wednesdays, June 18 to July 23, 5:30 to 6:20 p.m., Robinson Hall A, Room 206.

Workshops are open to all international and immigrant members of the Mason community. Registration is not required.

For more information about the English Language Institute’s programs for the Mason community, contact Allen, coordinator of support services for non-native speakers of English, at or 703-993-3642.

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