Learning English for Academic and Professional Purposes (LEAP)

Pronunciation practice

International Wright State students and community members learn to improve their pronunciation skills through new class offered by the LEAP Intensive English Program

The goal of Pronunciation Improvement is to teach non-native English speakers difficult aspects of English Continue reading

Boonshoft Scholars scholarship recipient committed to serving others

Julia Hitchcock, who graduated with a degree in biology from Wright State in 2017, is the recipient of the four-year Boonshoft Scholars scholarship. Continue reading

International and Honors students gather to share holiday traditions

University Honors and LEAP Program students got together to discuss holiday traditions in the United States and around the world. Continue reading

Teaching of English propels budding partnership between Wright State and University of Babylon

The University of Babylon wants to model teaching at its English-language center after that of Wright State’s Learning English for Academic and Professional Purposes (LEAP) Intensive English Program. Continue reading

Speaking terms

Wright State to offer pronunciation improvement course for international students, faculty and professionals in the community

The Learning English for Academic and Professional Purposes Intensive English program will offer a Pronunciation Improvement course this fall. Continue reading

Life is sweet

Wright State’s LEAP students try their hand at international bake-off

The event enabled LEAP students to experience something that is very much a part of American culture while featuring dishes from around the world. Continue reading

Wright State creates Pre-College Residential International English Institute

Wright State will offer summer program to teach English to international high school students and give them a U.S. college experience. Continue reading

Three brothers graduate from LEAP Intensive English Program

For brothers Mohammed Alkhiari, Faisal Alkhiari and Naif Alkhiari, English was a challenge, but one they all worked hard to overcome. Continue reading

Acculturation modules big hit at College of Engineering and Computer Science

When they first arrive at Wright State’s College of Engineering and Computer Science, many international students face challenges other students usually never encounter. Continue reading

Wright State international students share insights from their homelands

Wright State students from China, Germany and Iran share insights and memories of their homelands. Continue reading