Minnesota English Language Program

The Minnesota English Language Program. Where you meet the world!

The Minnesota English Language Program (MELP) provides courses in English as a second language (ESL) at the University of Minnesota. ESL course work helps non-native English speakers improve English reading, writing, and speaking skills for success in a university classroom or in the workplace. Taught by exceptional faculty from a world-class university, MELP offers a variety of credit and noncred

Operating as usual

Photos from Minnesota English Language Program's post 01/23/2024

Starting out the semester with a super fun game night!

Student English Language Support (SELS) Overview 01/19/2024

UMN international undergraduate students! Here's a great resource just for you! SELS offers free, 45-minute English language consultations for UMN multilingual undergraduate students. You can work one-on-one with a trained consultant on any English language skill, including reading, writing, speaking, listening, pronunciation, and cultural adaptation. Appointments are offered in person and online. To make an appointment, visit the SELS web page ccaps.umn.edu/sels.

International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) - University of Minnesota UMN International Students Minnesota International Student Ambassadors (ISA)- University of Minnesota UMN Languages

Student English Language Support (SELS) Overview Multilingual Learners: Get to know Student English Language Support at the University of Minnesota, where you can work on reading, writing, speaking, and pr...

12/20/2023

Get your grammar on in ESL 5010! This new course offering is designed for graduate students who speak a first language other than English and want to enhance their editing and grammar skills for effective academic writing and publication in English.

https://schedulebuilder.umn.edu/explore/2024Spring/ESL/5010/

College of Liberal Arts | University of Minnesota Minnesota English Language Program

12/20/2023

And that's a wrap! Congratulations Fall 2023 MELP students! πŸŽ‰

Photos from Minnesota English Language Program's post 12/15/2023

Taking some time to celebrate the end of the semester together.

Photos from Minnesota English Language Program's post 12/01/2023

Students and faculty from Minnesota English Language Program visited Guthrie Theater this week to watch a performance of A Christmas Carol and to tour this unique building on the Mississippi River.

Photos from Minnesota English Language Program's post 11/29/2023

MELP celebrated International Education Week with an international poster session.

11/16/2023

Today’s the day! Support MELP students by giving at z.umn.edu/MELP-GTMD23

11/15/2023

Give to the Max tomorrow and help promote international education by supporting the Minnesota English Language Program (MELP) at z.umn.edu/MELP-GTMD23!

University of Minnesota College of Continuing & Professional Studies

11/13/2023

Happy International Education Week! Join MELP on Thursday at an international poster session to celebrate.

11/08/2023

Save the date to support MELP students on Give to the Max Day! Donate at z.umn.edu/MELP-GTMD23 on Thursday, November 16th.

University of Minnesota College of Continuing & Professional Studies

10/06/2023

Food. βœ… Drinks. βœ… Games. βœ… Family-friendly. βœ… Free. βœ…
Come visit us and get your game on at Ski-U-Mania, 2 hours before kickoff tomorrow! Get the deets at: umnalumni.org/skiumania

Photos from Minnesota English Language Program's post 10/02/2023

MELP and International Student and Scholar Services (ISSS) - University of Minnesota represented at the Homecoming parade Friday night! UMN brings people from around the globe to Minnesota, so we brought the globe(s) to the parade! 🌎🌍🌏

Photos from University of Minnesota College of Continuing & Professional Studies's post 09/22/2023

So happy to see a MELP student among the CCAPS students who met with some of the Regents of the UMN.

Student English Language Support (SELS) Overview 09/18/2023

Are you an international undergraduate student? A multilingual learner? Student English Language Support (SELS) is a free service where you can get support for everything from reading, writing, and speaking, to presenting, socializing, and learning about American culture. Watch this SELS video to learn more!

Student English Language Support (SELS) Overview Multilingual Learners: Get to know Student English Language Support at the University of Minnesota, where you can work on reading, writing, speaking, and pr...

09/04/2023

Welcome new and continuing MELP students! New Student Orientation, including tours, Goldy the Gopher, and a campus scavenger hunt--have all been a blast! Students are SO ready to start classes on Tuesday!

08/17/2023

We don't know where MELPy has been hiding the chicks all summer, but the family is growing! πŸ¦ƒ

Intensive English Program Scholarships 08/15/2023

We are now accepting scholarship applications for Spring 2024 and beyond! Click the link below for more information!

Intensive English Program Scholarships Learning English? If you are enrolled in the University of Minnesota's Intensive English Language program, you'll want to apply for one of these scholarships!

07/21/2023

A quiet summer Friday on campus to enjoy the beautiful weather! πŸ¦ƒπŸ¦ƒ

Photo: Two turkeys resting on the lawn on East Bank campus.

Photos from Minnesota English Language Program's post 07/07/2023

MELP students, faculty, and friends had a great time at 4th in the Park.

International students celebrate their first Independence Day 07/03/2023

See you at 4th in the Park tomorrow as we celebrate independence day! Here is a link to a story about MELP at the parade from a few years back. πŸ™‚ πŸ‡ΊπŸ‡Έ

International students celebrate their first Independence Day International students studying at the University of Minnesota celebrated their first Fourth of July.

Intensive English Program 06/20/2023

MELP is thrilled to announce that a limited number of scholarships are available to study in the Intensive English Program beginning fall semester 2023. See our website for more information and application deadlines.

Intensive English Program Whether beginning or advanced, improve your English speaking, listening, and writing skills through the Intensive English Language program at the U of M.

06/13/2023

MELP instructor emerita, Arlys Arnold, stopped by last week. Great to see you, Arlys!
Photo: Selfie with Arlys and Mike outside Nicholson Hall.

Photos from Minnesota English Language Program's post 06/09/2023

It is a beautiful day for faculty orientation. We welcome new students to the summer program next week! Welcome, we can't wait to meet them.

05/11/2023

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Badminton, volleyball, Giant Jenga, food, and reveling with from throughout the world: nothing says and exudes like the Minnesota English Language Program's end of term party! As Hyejoo shares, MELP has been "a new chance to go beyond my limits." Look out world!

Photos from Minnesota English Language Program's post 05/03/2023

Volleyball, pizza, and games to celebrate the end of a successful semester. πŸ™‚

04/14/2023

The hammocks are out on campus with the beautiful weather this week.

04/03/2023

Congratulations to all of the UMN Minnesota English Language Program and UMN Center for Writing runners who participated in the Goldy Fun Run on Sunday.

The Play's the Thing 02/06/2023

Contributions to the MELP Fund from generous donors help support community engagement for students. Read all about it in this recent article.

The Play's the Thing We begin with a 179-year-old novella, then add its 48th-annual theatrical production, plus 14 international students improving their English. Read about them and their ESL teachers as they went to see A Christmas Carol at the Guthrie Theater.

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And that's a wrap! Congratulations Fall 2023 MELP students! πŸŽ‰
Welcome new and continuing MELP students! New Student Orientation, including tours, Goldy the Gopher, and a campus scave...
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