Many new international graduate students have an interest in improving their English language skills. English language proficiency will support your academic success, will help you secure a Teaching Assistantship (TA) or Research Assistantship (RA), and will help you connect with the UCI and Irvine communities more effectively. Make sure you are familiar with the English Language requirements for Teaching Assistantships. There are many resources available on campus to help you improve your communication skills. These include:
The Humanities ESL Program offers classes in academic writing, reading and vocabulary development, pronunciation, conversation, and grammar.