English Language Support Program

The English Language Support Program (ELSP) strives to provide high quality language instruction to students whose first language is other than English and to encourage on-going and long term improvement of speaking and writing skills. The curriculum focuses on the development of accurate advanced language skills for graduate level study, Emory teaching roles and the speaking demands of the professional world inside and outside the university community.  We believe that language instruction early in the first year and a half of a student’s studies ensures reliable second language acquisition, which inevitably translates into stronger graduate performance. 

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Lisa A. Tedesco joined Emory in May 2006 as Vice Provost for Academic Affairs -- Graduate Studies and Dean of the James T. Laney School of Graduate Studies.  She is a professor in the Rollins School of Public Health, Department of Behavioral Sciences and Health Education.