English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)


The USM Update taping October 2019

Replay: 'The USM Update,' October 2019

In the October 2019 episode of "The USM Update," USM President Glenn Cummings sits down with guests from a variety of disciplines to highlight the university's commitments to diversity, research and workforce development.

Improve Your English This Summer!

Join us for the USM ESOL Intensive English Language Program this summer!

ESOL Students Go Bowling at Easy Day

On November 9, ESOL and International students had a fun day at the local bowling center, Easy Day in South Portland. Students and instructors participated in this afternoon excursion to learn about and participate in a game of bowling.

Apple Picking in Limerick, Maine!

Students of USM's ESOL program had the opportunity to participate in a New England tradition on October 7 on an apple picking excursion to beautiful Libby & Sons orchards in Limerick, Maine.

Husky Harvest ESOL/Tourism Collaboration

On October 8, students in the ESOL program's grammar courses had the opportunity to work with USM's Tourism and Hospitality students to discuss food and culture in preparation for the upcoming Husky Harvest Festival.

IELP Summer Program Peak's Island Excursion

On Tuesday, July 28, our afternoon speaking and listening class traveled to Peak's Island aboard the Casco Bay Lines ferry for a guided tour of the island neighborhoods.

New "Meet Our Students" Page and Blog!

Would you like to learn more about our program and USM from our past and present students? Visit our new "Meet Our Students" page for featured students interviews

IELP Summer Program Walking Tour Excursion

Our afternoon listening and speaking class ventured out on their first excursion of this year's program: a Portland Walking Tour with local tour company Beaten Path Tours