ESL Summer Intensive
Johns Hopkins is offering a summer intensive course in
English as a Second Language. The full program provides
more than 25 hours a week of course work, language lab
practices and social activities designed to sharpen and
refine English speaking, reading, testing and writing
skills. The program runs from July 5 through Aug. 6. The
registration deadline is June 24.
The full immersion program includes classes in
Strengthening Oral Communication, Reading and Writing
English, American Culture, TOEFL Prep and English for
After hours, students meet for conversation groups and
a variety of social and recreational activities, including
a crab feast, movie nights and visits to Baltimore
The tuition for the full immersion program is $2,300.
Students unable to attend the full program may select one
or two courses for tuition of $795 per course. To register
or for more information, call the
Center at 410-516-4466 or send e-mail to
Sports Volunteers Needed
The first-year medical school class is launching Johns
Hopkins' Sports Clinic for youths in grades three through
five (ages 8 to 12) from the area around the East Baltimore
campus. The event will be held on Saturdays, May 14, 21 and
28, from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. (with registration from 8:30
to 9 a.m. on the first day) at 1620 McElderry St., next to
the tennis court.
Each day, participants will attend two of eight
different stations — basketball, volleyball, ultimate
Frisbee, softball, tennis, football, soccer and track
— and will receive instruction in sportsmanship and
teamwork as well as in the activities. At each day's
conclusion, lunch will be provided. Registration is being
conducted through schools, churches and other local
organizations. Johns Hopkins participants are needed.
To sign up, contact Giannina Garces at 410-502-6357 or
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