University of Pittsburgh BradfordAcademics
English Language Support

We offer a three tiered program to assist non native English speaking students who are having difficulty with academic English. 

Support services include:

  • weekly tutoring in Comp 1 & comp 2 with specially trained English tutors
  • weekly mentoring in academic English usage with senior education students
  • monthly social acculturation events with members of the university community  

Further services can include a variety of online tutorials on:

  • writing (help and practice with researching, writing, revising, and editing papers)
  • grammar (explanations and exercises to help improve grammar usage and editing skills)
  • textbook reading (guidance and exercises for textbook reading and vocabulary and subject content comprehension)
  • speed reading and comprehension (Turboread) and workbooks for learning grammar and vocabulary 

You can self refer or be referred to the program by a professor.   Contact Carma Horner for an appointment.