These workshops are open to everyone and hosted by students, faculty, and staff. Topics include English language skills, American culture, and general tips for academic and social success. Space is limited, so please register in advance. A selection of our recorded workshops can be found here.

Language and Culture Workshops


Welcome to Boston with the Freedom Trail Friday, September 18 9:00-9:45 a.m. ET Online
Library Resources Tuesday, September 22 12:00-1:00 p.m. ET Online
The Ever-Expanding English Lexicon Wednesday, September 23 9:00-9:45 a.m. ET Online
Time Management Friday, September 25 10:00-10:45 a.m. ET Online
What the @#$%? Swearing in the U.S. Monday, September 28 9:00-9:45 a.m. ET Online
Social Media: Pause Before You Post! Tuesday, September 29 9:00-9:45 a.m. ET Online
Critical Thinking Thursday, October 1 9:00-9:45 a.m. ET Online
Email Etiquette Friday, October 2 9:00-9:45 a.m. ET Online
2020 U.S. Election: Parties, Candidates, and Policies Tuesday, October 6 9:00-9:45 a.m. ET Online
Small Talk for International Students Friday, October 9 9:00-11:00 a.m. ET Online
Understanding Idioms and Slang in the U.S. Monday, October 19 9:00-9:45 a.m. ET Online
Avoiding Procrastination: How to Not Wait Until the Last Minute! Friday, October 23 9:00-9:45 a.m. ET Online
How to Create a Dynamic Virtual Presentation Monday, October 26 9:00-9:45 a.m. ET Online
Surviving Winter 101 Wednesday, October 28 10:00-10:45 a.m. ET Online
English Dialects Around the World Wednesday, November 4 9:00-11:00 a.m. ET Online
Screen Views: The History and Cinematography of Movies Tuesday, November 17 2:00-3:00 p.m. ET Online
American Football: The Basics. Tuesday, November 24 10:00-10:45 a.m. ET Online
Understanding the Importance of Standard and Non-Standard English Dialects Wednesday, December 2 9:00-9:45 a.m. ET Online
American Flavors: Navigating the Supermarket and Ordering in Restaurants Friday, December 4 10:00-11:00 a.m. ET Online

Register for all workshops here