English as a Second Language - Spring 2019
Weekly class from February 11 through May 9
English as a Second Language - Spring 2019
February 11 - May 9, 2019 

Learn Conversational English & Practice Presentation Skills

ELIGIBILITY & ENROLLMENT GUIDELINES (Dates subject to change)

ELIGIBILITY:

BWH Office for Research Careers (ORC) sponsors the English as a Second Language for Scientists course for:

  • BWH Postdoctoral Research Fellows, and as space allows
  • BWH Junior Faculty, Visiting Scientists, Staff Scientists and Research Technicians

COURSE STRUCTURE:

  • Courses will take place in conference rooms located onsite at BWH
  • 2 hour, 45 minute class length
  • One class per week either on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday evening
  • Each semester will be approximately 12 weeks in length
  • Geared to skill level based on previous experience and placement test

ENROLLMENT:

  • Enrollment is limited.
  • Applications must be endorsed and approved by the Principal Investigator/Advisor – except for faculty who are Principal Investigators themselves.
  • Each accepted participant will be assessed and placed by the course instructor.
  • Participants are expected to attend all classes. Absences will be recorded and maintained by the ORC. Excessive absences will disqualify an applicant from future enrollment and from receiving a certificate of completion.
  • Anticipated absences for out of town meetings or conferences and other travel should be considered before enrollment and should be reported in advance to the course instructor. Participants should arrange to make up class work with the instructor.
  • Course levels/sections may not be repeated without the approval from ORC.
  • Participants may not switch levels/sections without approval from ORC.
  • Participants are expected to take required proficiency tests as determined by the instructor.
  • Classes may only be attended by those who are approved for enrollment.
  • Every attempt will be made to have an equitable distribution across departments.

APPLICATIONS MUST BE COMPLETE AND RECEIVED BY THE ORC BY January 27, 2019 at 11 pm.

Please direct any questions to: BWHORC@partners.org.

More information available on ORC's website: http://www.bwhresearch.org/ORC/ESL/

Applications accepted from 12/24/2018 1AM to 01/27/2019 11PM.