“Being a Temple IELP student gives you the opportunity to explore American culture through class work, theater and museum visits and historical trips in the City of Independence.”
Jasem Alsayafi, Kuwait
“My IELP classmates are very friendly and hard-working. The friendships I made during this program will last way beyond the semester.”
Maria Schiavone, Italy
“Academically you are surrounded by a well rounded and diverse faculty who offer extraordinary programs that are challenging, exciting and entertaining, something out of the ordinary when learning a second language.”
Maria Michelle Alegrett, Venezuela
“At the IELP I meet students from all over the world. In my Writing class alone there are students from Morocco, Mexico, Russia, China, Saudi Arabia and Venezuela. I not only learn English in class, but also different cultures and lifestyles.”
Murat Civelek, Turkey
“Studying English in the IELP at Temple is an experience that changes your mind and your life forever.”
Elisa Malia, Spain
“Without taking reading and writing classes at the IELP, my English would not be what it is today. Each day I achieve more than I expected.”
Naif Al-Nabt,Saudi Arabia
“I have had a lot of good experiences in the IELP, especially classes that helped me improve my listening and speaking skills. Also I enjoyed meeting classmates who come from many different countries.”
Ora Aquarin, Indonesia
“I do believe studying in the IELP is better than the past language institute that I attended. While studying in the IELP, I had special experiences, like social networking. I also live with a host family. Living with my host family has shown me what American life is like.”
Yunchuan (Ving) Wu, China
Since 1974, Temple University’s Intensive English Language Program (IELP) in Philadelphia, PA offers a variety of intensive English programs for non-native speakers of English. Small class sizes and caring teachers help students at all proficiency levels succeed!
EXPLORE WHAT TEMPLE'S IELP HAS TO OFFER:Intensive English Classes
Do you want to improve your English language skills? Master English so you can:
- Enroll in a university in the U.S.
- Get a job that requires English proficiency.
- Perfect your everyday English skills.
Conditional Admission with Access Temple
Do you want to receive Conditional Admission at Temple University? Improve your English skills and secure a path to university enrollment. Learn more about Temple’s Conditional Admission Program.
Do you have a special need or reason to study English? We have special programs for graduate students (Advanced Academic English), for business professionals (Business English), for high school students (Pre-College), and more. Learn more about our upcoming Special Programs.
Are you looking for a small city atmosphere? Temple’s IELP in Harrisburg, PA may be a good fit. Learn more about Temple Harrisburg programs.