Mission

The mission of Stratford University Language Institute’s English as a Second Language program is to help learners develop linguistically and academically within a socially and culturally supportive environment so that they may achieve their personal, professional, and academic goals.

*ESL program is offered only at the Falls Church Stratford Location

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WHY ESL

At Stratford University, you will be supported by us in a number of ways:

  • FREE tutoring in our Student Success Center from an ESL professional
  • A Student Support Services office that will help you with tasks like finding an apartment, opening a bank account, and making connections in the community
  • Career Services for FREE help with writing a resume, conducting a job search, dressing for success, interviewing for a job
  • Career fairs
  • FREE workshops on academic research skills and using a library database

Student Activities

You will also enjoy the following:

  • Student clubs where you can practice speaking English with students studying in other programs
  • Field trips around the nation’s capital
  • Celebrating diversity – Stratford University has teachers and students from 30 different countries
  • Cultural events
  • Guest lecturers on topics like health and wellness, networking, and stress management