Philip Herter

Philip Herter

Clinical Assistant Professor

Philip Herter has been a language lecturer at the American Language Institute since 2006. He holds an M.F.A. in Fiction from Warren Wilson College, Swannanoa, NC; and a B.A. in English Literature from the University of Michigan. He has been a columnist for the St. Petersburg Times covering international literature in translation. In addition, he is a freelance journalist contributing assignments on literature, popular culture, and travel for New York Newsday, the Denver Post, Boston Herald, and Travesias  (Mexico City).

Past Courses

Discussion Skills II

In this fun and challenging English language course, learn how to lead and participate in both small and large group discussions.

ESL Reading and Writing: Intermediate B

Students with intermediate-level English skills improve their writing in English by developing paragraphs, sentences, details, and conclusions.

ESL Listening and Speaking: Advanced A

In this course, advanced-level English language learners continue to develop their listening and speaking skills in English.

ESL Listening and Speaking: Intermediate B

As an intermediate-level English student, continue improving your English grammar and vocabulary while learning to express your ideas better verbally.

ESL Listening and Speaking: Advanced A

Develop your speaking and listening skills in order to participate fully in situations that require formal or professional English.

Grammar Review

Master complex sentence structures and increase accuracy in both English speaking and writing.

Effective Business Communication

Improve your oral communication in the workplace by learning to speak English with greater accuracy and fluency.