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ELTA Part-time

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Danielle Capano
Program Coordinator, English Language and Training Academy
elta@american.edu
+1 (202) 895-4970

The English Language Program

ELTA's Part-time program offers on-campus evening courses to students who wish to improve their English language skills for academic, professional, or social settings. These courses are for intermediate to advanced level students. Upon successful completion of our courses, students receive 4 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) and an American University certificate of completion. For au pairs, these courses count towards the U.S. State Department's educational study requirement for J-1 visa holders.

ONLY $575
Each course offers 40 Contact Hours & 4 CEUs (Continuing Education Units)

Additional Benefits:

  • Experienced instructors with at least a master's degree or TESOL certification 
  • Highly interactive classes with specialized evaluations of each student's particular language needs
  • An opportunity to meet and network with students from all over the world 
  • Classes on the American University campus 
  • Metro accessible with a free shuttle bus from Tenleytown-AU Metro.
  • Free parking after 5 PM and on weekends


American University does not issue immigration documents for this program. Courses must have at least 8 students to run.

Registration begins Nov. 1st

Registration closed for Spring. Summer registration begins April 4th.

Business Communication
Tuesday and Thursday
7:00- 9:30 PM
June 14- August 4
(8 Weeks)

TOEFL Preparation
Monday and Wednesday
7:00- 9:30 PM
June 13- August 3
(8 Weeks)