There are many opportunities and resources besides ELSP courses which you can use to improve both your writing and your speaking abilities.

Below are some resources you can use here on campus. Click here for resources beyond Emory.

Writing Resources

Emory Writing Center

The Emory Writing Center maintains a number of resources for both ELSP and non-ELSP specific writing concerns, including information on brainstorming, organization, thesis statements, transitions, and documentation, as well as features a number of helpful grammar exercises.

Newspapers

Reading current events is an excellent way to practice your skills. Our local paper is the Atlanta Journal Constitution. Other papers commonly read include the The New York Times, the Washington Post, the Los Angeles Times and USA Today.

Online Writing Labs

The Purdue University Online Writing Lab (OWL) features a wide variety of materials for writing practice such as grammar handouts for ESL students.

Listening/Speaking Resources

Go to our on-line Blackboard courses to search for class exercises and materials.

Practice your listening skills with National Public Radio, or go directly to NPR's talk program, All Things Considered.

Search for an online radio station.

Listen to the featured speeches of world history through the History Channel.

Resources in Atlanta

University Affiliated ELSP Programs

Fulton County Adult Education
Griffin Technical College
770-487-8910

Gainesville College
English as a Second Language Program
770-718-3692

Georgia Institute of Technology
Language Institute
404-894-2425
eslinfo@esl.gatech.edu

Georgia Perimeter College
English as a Second Language Department
404-299-4128
cschroen@gpc.peachnet.edu

Georgia State University
Intensive English Program
Phome: 404-413-5200
Fax: 404-413-5201
esl@gsu.edu

Interactive College of Technology
ESL Department
5303 New Peachtree Road
Chamblee, Georgia 30341
Phone: 770-216-2960
Fax: 770-216-2989

Mercer University
English Language Institute
678-547-6151
tyner_t@mercer.edu

Troy University Atlanta Site
1117 Perimeter Center West, Suite N101
Atlanta, Georgia 30388
770-730-0033 X-5125
Kathy Ellis, ESL Administration
kellis38042@troy.edu

Private Schools

(see also Language Schools in the Yellow Pages of the telephone book)

Atlanta English Institute
5455 Buford Highway, Suite B-125
Atlanta, Georgia  30340
marketing@atlei.com

English for Internationals
575 Colonial Park Drive
Roswell, GA 30075
770-587-9640
www.eng4intl.com

IBE Atlanta
Rocco Angone, Director
3855 Presidential Parkway,Suite 200
Atlanta, GA 30340
Phone: 770-986-8000
Fax: 678-990-3556
www.ibeatlanta.com
rocco.angone@ibeatlanta.com

ELS Language Center
1100 South Marietta Parkway Building D
Marietta, GA 30060
770-528-4960
info@els.com

Inlingua Atlanta
Catherine Hunt, Executive Director
3355 Lenox Road, Suite 500
Atlanta, GA 30326
Phone: 404-240-1813
Fax: 404-240-1806
chunt@inlinguase.com
www.inlinguase.com

Accent Reduction

Georgia State University
Continuing Education
404-651-3456

Evening at Emory
Emory Center for Lifelong Learning
www.EveningAtEmory.org
404-727-6000
(Accent reduction and ESL instruction)

Atlanta Accent Management, Inc.
Contact Jennifer Adams
770 578-4428
jennifer@atlantaaccentmanagement.com

Community ESL Programs

This is not a complete list of English instruction resources. Many religious and community organizations offer English as a Second Language classes.  Unfortunately, there is no comprehensive list available.

Clayton County Adult Education
404-362-3810

Gwinnett County ESOL
404-252-6868

Clayton State College (Cont. Education)
404-961-3550

Gwinnett County Adult Education (Gwinnett Tech)
770-962-7580 ext. 162

Cobb County Adult Education
770-216-9456

Catholic Charities,Marietta
770-216-9456

DeKalb County Adult Education (DeKalb Tech)
404-297-9522 ext. 507

Latin American Association
404-638-1800
Northeast Plaza on Buford Hwy and in Chamblee

Fulton County Adult Education
404-669-8083

Literacy Volunteers of America
404-239-9104

Central Atlanta Fulton Public Library
770-216-9456

Hands On Atlanta
404-872-2252

Emory Resources

Emory Writing Center