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English Language Support

Carolina attracts students and scholars from around the world. Our English Language Specialists offer a range of professional development opportunities designed to support successful academic and social communication. Writing groups and pronunciation class are currently continuing via Zoom.


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Mini-Courses

Free, non-credit graduate-level courses in research communication for students whose first language is not English. Registration is required.
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Writing Groups

Interdisciplinary and disciplinary groups meet weekly to share drafts and receive feedback. Discussions are facilitated by specialists in academic writing and the English language. Registration is required.
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Speaking Group

American and international scholars meet weekly to discuss topics both serious and humorous. Meet new friends and explore global cultures. Registration is not required.
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Workshops

Designed to refine participants’ knowledge of grammatical structures frequently found in scholarly publication. Workshops meet weekly in Carrington Hall 1100. No registration is required.
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Southern Culture Movie Series

Documentary film series about the American South that occurs each summer. All films in the Nelson Mandela Auditorium in the FedEx GEC. Showings are free and open to the public.
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Resources

Strategic guides to academic communication, along with links to language learning resources.
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Take an inside look at the Writing Center: How the Writing Center supports multilingual students

There are subtle difference between academic writing in my home country and in the US. Writing groups were the perfect place to introduce myself to these nuanced differences. Sugandh Gupta

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