Being well-versed in the English language is critical to accessing higher education and employment. Our English Program matches students with tutors, providing a detailed curriculum and personalized training to ensure success.
The application for new English tutors for Spring 2021 is now open.
A Language to Open International Doors
The English language is a medium for students and tutors alike to learn about each other, the cultures they come from and the impact of current events on their lives. Our lessons promote cross-cultural exchanges that go beyond the screen, fostering relationships and a deeper compassion for those across the globe.
Our surveys show high levels of English mastery and satisfaction among our participants.
73% of students felt prepared to use English in a university or work setting.
*127 student responses
Nearly all of our tutors said the Syrian Crisis felt closer to home after tutoring a student.
*79 tutor responses
We've grown to serve hundreds of students each semester.
Is there a set curriculum?
All of our programs have a set, well-defined curriculum.
How often do peer mentors and students meet?
Peer mentors and students meet for at least 1.5 hours a week.
How are students assessed on competency?
The English Program has periodic assessments as part of the curriculum.
How are peer mentors chosen?
English tutors must be 18 or older and must have a clear reason for being interested in our work. Prior tutoring experience and experience teaching English is preferred but not required. Given the high volume of applicants, we also look at performance in our training, which is hosted on Google Classroom.