In alignment with the PHSU overall vision the Language Support Program pursues to create competitive health professionals fluent in the most spoken languages in the world: English, and Spanish. Enhancing PHSU’s ability to sustain its competitiveness worldwide.
LSP will direct all efforts to identify and provide a tailored individualized advancement language support. LSP’s focus is student centered and aims to transform basic performer into a proficient performer in the second language through traditional and innovate teaching technics.
The Language Support Program is a service for every health program in PHSU Institution. Through a coaching and mentoring approach, the program seeks to empower students overcome language and cultural barriers. The program focuses on individual needs and adapts to students pace, goals and progress. The secondary languages assessed are American English and Spanish.
Language Assessments in English and Spanish
Standardized Language assessment provided for all Spanish learners and English learners.
Tailored Language Program
LSP will design a tailored program according to assessment results to reinforce language skills considering academic work load.
Reports are provided for following progress however, it’s not part of a student’s academic GPA.
Low- Stress Learning Environment
Students have an active say in their learning process. Together students and instructor create a unique atmosphere for learning in a free nonjudgmental space.
Private/ Group Coaching Session
Sessions are provided to entice language acquisition [On Campus/Zoom]
Each participant will receive a helpful guidelines and recommended tips for language training.
Since culture is a transmitter of language LSP coordinates enriching activities to reinforce both language and cultural skill sets.
LSP does not limit to only these services but is open to provide help upon request.
Qualified to participate:
Spanish Learning Project [Spanish Reinforcement]
- U.S.A. Candidates for MD Program, by default will be assessed. Language Assessment is required and used as criteria for admissions.
- All U.S.A. MD Candidates admitted and enrolled must participate under the Executive Policy Committee.
- All International Students
English Learning Project [English Reinforcement]
- Any enrolled PHSU student can voluntarily request service.
- Student referred by dean, faculty, mentor or coordinator.
- Results from Standardized Language Assessment.
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