English Language in Britain


25 Jun–10 Aug 2020 (approx)


While in London, you will live in flats in the neighborhood of Kensington, a beautiful area near museums and the Latter-day-Saint Hyde Park Chapel. While traveling, you will stay in youth hostels and hotels.


Register for 6 credit hours during summer term. Possible courses include:

LING 110 Introduction to Human Language (3 credit hours): Fulfills the GE Social Science requirement.
ELANG 324 History of the English Language (3 credit hours)
ELANG 468 Varieties of English (3 credit hours)
ELANG 524 History of the Book (3 credit hours)

Other courses may also be available.

Students may not take any other courses on this program, including BYU Online courses, without approval by the program director and ISP.



Includes Latter-day-Saint, undergraduate full tuition (increased cost for graduate and non-Latter-day-Saint students), housing, group transportation and lodging on field trips, and international health insurance coverage.

Does not include airfare, most meals (grocery stores are located near housing), and personal expenses.


Students are required to participate in an international, cross-cultural preparation course (IAS 201R, 1 credit hour). This evening course will be held during the second block of winter semester 2020.

Part-time and non-BYU students will need to pay an additional tuition fee for enrolling in the prep class.

Accompanying spouses need to be credit-bearing participants on the program. Spouses will also need to apply online and take the preparation course.


Regular BYU tuition scholarships, Pell Grants, and Federal Insured Student Loans may be applied to study abroad programs.

Students who submit the financial aid section of the ISP application and who have a current FAFSA form on file at the Financial Aid Office (A-41 ASB) will be considered for a study abroad scholarship and may be considered for other scholarships. They must indicate on their original online application that they want to be considered for financial aid.

Academic departments and colleges may assist with scholarships and grants.

The College of Humanities offers funding for qualified students.

Private grants and scholarships outside of BYU may also assist (see kennedy.byu.edu/scholarships).


Complete the online application at kennedy.byu.edu/apply. A nonrefundable $35 application fee is required.

Applicants will be interviewed once the application is complete.

Students will be notified via e-mail of their acceptance into the program. The first payment is due upon acceptance.

Please refer to the 2020 Payment Information document (see kennedy.byu.edu/isp-forms/ISPpayments2020.pdf).

Deadline: 30 Nov 2019

More information can be found at linguistics.byu.edu/elangbritain/


Originally from Australia, Bill Eggington is a sociolinguistics professor who specializes in forensic linguistics, cross-cultural communication and language policy. Eggington teaches classes, conducts research, and publishes in areas that focus on forensic linguistics, language and the law, English dialects and registers, and the causes of communication problems.

(801) 422-3493

Dan Dewey, professor and associate chair of linguistics, specializes in language acquisition and teaching. Dewey has taught courses taken by students in the linguistics, English language, and editing and publishing majors and in the TESOL and Linguistics MA programs. He has conducted research on the acquisition of Japanese, Chinese, Korean, French, Spanish, Russian, Arabic, and English.

(801) 422-6005


This is a full summer term program. Students should refrain from scheduling late arrivals and early departures.


International Study Programs
101 HRCB
(801) 422-3686


ISP reserves the right to cancel this program, revise its offerings, or make any adjustments to the preliminary cost estimates due to conditions beyond its control.