Presentation Skills for Non-native Speakers
This is a great guide to help non-english speakers take advantage of scientific presentations to share their findings with their colleagues. The article makes recommendations such as using how to use your slides for visual support and what to do if you can't remember a specific word while actually presenting.
Skill Enhancement Program
This is a program through the Hospital to offer ESL courses among other professional development courses. ESL classes are $160 per term, located at the Hospital (Phipps) and are generally held in the evenings. Register early if possible as these courses are limited to 15 participants and generally fill early.
PDF for their fall courses is located here.
Center for Language Education
Offering ESL courses in the fall and spring semesters for a fee of $795. These classes are offered in the evenings on the Homewood campus (accessible by the JHMI-Homewood shuttle service).
Baltimore City Community College
Offering FREE ESL courses at their downtown campus every term. The classes are accessible through the Charm City Circulator (green line) which has stops at JHMI.
Greater Homewood Community Corp.
Offering FREE ESL (Beginners and Intermediate) courses beginning the week of January 17th at 3501 N. Charles Street
This location is easily accessible from the JHMI/Homewood shuttle and are offered from 6-9pm 2 nights a week
A non-profit group offering FREE ESL programs around the city. The typical curriculum starts with beginner skills and over 12 weeks will progress through intermediate level classes. Locations near the medical campus include: the patterson park library, the inner harbor (accessible by the Charm City Circulator) and 430 S Broadway (a few blocks south of campus).
For $20, students have unlimited access to ESL training and practice for 12 weeks. Their center is located a few blocks south of the Medical campus (403 S Broadway) with times available to fit almost any schedule. This training is mostly conversational and is usually 1 on 1 or 1 on 2 to allow the student to best fit the time to their skill level. While the center has a lot of clientele from the hispanic population, they help foreign citizens from all regions of the world.