The International Center for Academic and Professional English at Lehigh University helps multilingual speakers of English improve their communication skills with flexible, student-focused program options that are grounded in evidence-based practice and connected to the resources of the larger university community.
Información para hispanohablantes
Part of a robust academic advising structure, ICAPE is more than English as a Second Language (ESL). Our dedicated team of professional instructors offer non-credit and credit courses, workshops, tutoring and testing services to help multilingual speakers of English improve their writing and communication skills as well as their academic and social integration. ICAPE is located in Maginnes Hall 246.
virtual Academies for summer 2023
Jumpstart College Success First-Year College Success
(For high school students) (For new Lehigh students)
What We Offer
StepUp Intensive English
StepUp helps conditionally admitted and non-degree-seeking students develop high-intermediate to advanced levels of English language proficiency.
Our workshops address the specific academic and social challenges of multilingual speakers and writers.
TOPSS and Other Testing Services
In accordance with Pennsylvania regulations, ICAPE uses the TOPSS and OPI to assess instructional faculty and certify their English fluency.
Credit Courses for Current Students
ICAPE offers advanced English courses for undergraduate and graduate students, as well as courses in teaching English to speakers of other languages.
The English Language Learning and Assessment Lab (ELLA) offers tutoring, assessment and workshops in English language skills.
Resources for Faculty
ICAPE helps faculty meet the needs of multilingual students in their classes with faculty resources, classroom observations and individual consultations.
Giving International Students a Voice
After taking English classes with ICAPE, Winnie Gu ’19, ’21G founded International Voices, a student publication
‘The future is exciting’
Odilon Niyomugabo ’21, an industrial and systems engineering major from Rwanda, says his English classes provided a warm welcome to a new place.
Our Teaching Staff
Director, Faculty of Englishmao417@lehigh.edu
Language Specialistphone: (610) 758-5887 email@example.com
Language Specialistphone: (610) 758-6117 firstname.lastname@example.org
Language Specialist and ITA Liaisonphone: (610) 758-6180 email@example.com
Assistant Directorphone: (610) 758-6129 firstname.lastname@example.org
Language Specialistphone: (610) 758-1040 email@example.com
Language Specialistphone: (610) 758-6147 firstname.lastname@example.org