English Language Institute

Student Testimonials

ELI students

Read what current and past students have to say about the English Language Institute:

"Pitt's ELI has good teachers and student activities. We went rafting, to TGIF (get togethers at local bars & restaurants), Fallingwater, etc. It was really interesting." — Cheng-Hsia Lee, Taiwan

"Pitt's ELI is one of the most formal and effective foreign language schools in America. The faculty has great teaching talent and (the teachers) are honest, kind. If you want to improve your English, I recommend that you choose Pitt's ELI." — Misook Yim, Korea

"I think Pitt's ELI is very helpful for people who'd like to reach the level of perfectness with their English, and I myself have joined a couple of English Institutes in my country, but I find this one the best of them all." — Ahmad Al-Shareef, Kuwait

"After one month, I'm able to write better, to use more adequate words, to understand and speak more efficiently." — Kotrotsias Spiros, Greece

"Because of the ELI, I improved my English to not only meet but also exceed the standards required to study at Carnegie Mellon University, where I later earned my masters. I strongly recommend the ELI!" — Honami Shima, Japan

"The knowledge and skills that I acquired while studying in the English Language Institute at the University of Pittsburgh helped me immeasurably in my present job as an English teacher." — Sabina Islamzade, Azerbaijan

"Being integrated within the University of Pittsburgh, I studied on a real American campus and gained a valuable multi-cultural experience. This year spent at the ELI brings a big added value to my CV and to my future career." — Sandy Saint-Remy, France