Language Institute - English as a Second Language (ESL) | Georgia Tech Professional Education | Atlanta, GA

Academic Track

The Academic Track is designed for learners who are preparing for study at an undergraduate or graduate program in the U.S. The curriculum in these classes helps learners develop the linguistic and study skills needed to be successful at a U.S. university. Learners develop skills in reading academic texts, listening to academic lectures and other types of communication, writing clear academic papers and professional communication, participating effectively in class discussions, and making presentations.


Level 500 Level 600 Level 700
Upper Intermediate Lower Advanced Upper Advanced
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  • Reading / Writing
  • Speaking/Listening
  • Grammar
  • Reading / Writing
  • Speaking Class
  • Listening Class

Daily Schedule

All classes are offered between the hours of 9:00 AM and 3:00 PM. Your exact schedule will depend on your level. Full-time students (4 courses) should plan to be on-campus for approximately 5 hours each day.

A computer lab is open to students for several hours per day.


Core Curriculum