English for Academic Purposes (EAP)

Student Attending An Eap Tutoring Session

The English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Program offers support for the linguistic, academic, and cultural needs of the international community at Notre Dame. The program empowers students to maximize their academic success through coursework, workshops, tutoring, and community-building resources.

Courses

The CSLC offers official coursework in English for Academic Purposes in writing, presentations, and pronunciation.

Who can register for an EAP course?

All international: 

  • Graduate students may register for any EAP course
  • Undergraduate students may register for the pronunciation course
  • Staff or faculty members (including post-docs) with an education benefit are welcome to register for any EAP course

Workshops

The EAP program offers bi-monthly workshops on a range of topics such as advanced English grammar, reading and listening strategies, pronunciation techniques, and many more. Each session provides participants with opportunities for individual or small group feedback as well as follow-up sessions.

Who can sign up for an EAP workshop?

All international: 

  • Students (graduate and undergraduate)
  • Faculty
  • Post-docs
  • Visiting scholars
  • Staff members
  • Family members 

Have you missed a recent EAP workshop?

You can find all of the resources presented at each session on the CSLC Events Page.

Tutoring

Free individual tutoring services are provided by EAP post-docs, visiting scholars, and trained professionals to international students who require assistance in particular areas of academic English: pronunciation, grammar, writing, presenting, teaching, conversation skills, and any other linguistic or cultural need a person might have.

Who can sign up for EAP tutoring sessions?

All international:

  • Students (graduate and undergraduate) 
  • Faculty
  • Post-docs
  • Visiting scholars
  • Staff members
  • Family members

Spoken English Skills Class: for Post-docs and Visiting Scholars 

In collaboration with the Graduate School and the TESOL Minor program, the CSLC offers a free English academic communications class for Notre Dame postdocs and visiting scholars who are non-native speakers of English. This class focuses on speaking skills in an academic context.

English Language Table

The English Language Table is a bi-monthly opportunity to practice English with both native and non-native speakers and to make some new friends in the process. It is FREE and open to anyone at Notre Dame.

There is no need to register: just come!  For the schedule and location, visit the English Language Table page. 


For more information about the EAP Program or any of its services:
please contact the EAP Coordinator at eap@nd.edu or (574) 631-4227.