English as a Second Language

Villanova University's English as a Second Language program was established to increase English language fluency and individual confidence in listening, speaking and writing.

We seek to provide the highest quality and broadest range of English instruction. Students are provided counseling and cultural information pertinent to understanding and adjusting to life in the U.S. We provide an atmosphere conducive to learning and facilitate the progress of students towards achievement of their individual goals and development.






Understanding Grammar

7:00 - 9:00 pm

Wednesdays, Jan. 30 - Apr. 10

12 Weeks

No Class Mar. 6 - Spring Break


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Current Events and Listening Skills

6:30 - 9:00 pm

Wednesday, June 5 - July 31

8 weeks 

$375 Villanova University
Advanced Pronunciation

Fall 2019



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About the Program


There are 3 courses offered in rotation throughout the year:

  • Understanding Grammar
  • Advanced Pronunciation
  • Current Events and Listening Skills


Program Goals:

  • Develop and maintain confidence in the English language
  • Prepare ESL students to study in an academic setting where American English is the language of communication
  • Provide ESL students with an orientation to the cultural and social environment of the USA


Persons interested in improving:

  • English language fluency in a range of situations from informal conversations to formal lectures and presentations
  • Communication skills in daily life with English speakers in work and school settings
  • Academic and professional writing
  • Job and academic potential through increased confidence in their listening, speaking and writing


Please contact us at 610-519-4300 for more information.

Contact Information

Villanova University
College of Professional Studies
800 E. Lancaster Avenue
Vasey Hall, Room 104
Villanova, PA 19085
Phone: 610-519-4300
Fax:     610-519-7910
Email:  cps.info@villanova.edu

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