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 Academic English Language Program (AELP) at UMD

Academic English Language Program

UMD's Academic English Language Program (AELP) helps international students improve English reading, writing, and speaking skills for success in a university classroom or in the workplace. All of the courses are at the advanced level and are offered for college credit.

Program Features

• Academic focus

• Small class size

• Advising and support services geared to international students

• Students enroll in UMD courses

Services Offered

• Academic English Language Program – Credit classes for students enrolled in undergraduate and graduate degree programs who are seeking to improve their English language skills while taking other academic course work.

• Learning Community for Multi-Lingual Students – a first-semester learning community for multi-lingual resident students. Work on academic reading and writing through integrated content.

• Tutoring – Tutoring is available for anyone at UMD wishing to work on English Language concerns, particularly editing, writing, or oral communication. Tutoring is available in the Writers' Workshop in the Learning Commons (Martin Library, 2nd floor). Register for an appointment online or walk-in and talk to someone at the front desk.

ESL Staff/Instructors

Robin Murie (Program Coordinator)
Office Location: 114 EduE (Suite 110)
Email: rmurie[at]
Phone: x7233

Anna Gavrilova (Instructor)
Office Location: 140 EduE
Email: agavrilo[at]
Phone: x7202

Peihong Cao (Instructor)
Office Location: 150 EduE
Email: caoxx449[at]
Phone: 218-481-3853

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