Marshall university

General English

The English language skills you need for success

Designed for students of all levels of English who want to develop communication skills and learn about American culture.

  • Program Information
  • Entry requirements
  • Dates and Prices
  • Progression
  • How to Apply

Is General English right for me?

The General English program consists of five-week sessions designed for students of all levels of English who want to develop communication skills in many social and professional situations while learning about American culture.

Program highlights include:

  • English instruction for personal or professional motives
  • Flexible entry dates
  • Flexible duration of study
  • Access to all Marshall campus facilities and events
  • Academic advising throughout the program
  • Small classes generally do not exceed 18 students

Other perks:

  • Access to Marshall Recreation center
  • Access to Marshall libraries
  • Participation in Marshall clubs and activities
  • Free tickets to Marshall athletic events
  • Use of a fully equipped Learning Resource Center with state-of-the-art technology
  • Access to the student health center, counseling and psychological services, and other student welfare resources on campus

What will I study?

  • 5 levels of instruction
  • Levels 1, 2 and 3 combine both General English and Academic English students
  • All levels: Listening/Speaking, Reading/Vocabulary, Writing/Grammar
  • Choice of 1 or 2 elective courses depending on your level
  • 21 hours per week

Ready to take the next step toward General English? Apply today!