ESL 114 — INTERMEDIATE ENGLISH LANGUAGE SKILLS
Semi-intensive course in intermediate English language skills. A multi-skills focus on reading, writing, and communication skills essential in an academic setting. Enroll Info: Not open to auditors
ESL 115 — GRAMMAR FOR ACADEMIC USE
A review of English grammar through intensive written and oral practice to promote accurate and appropriate language use for students who have already studied grammar extensively and need to refine the ability to produce acceptable academic English. Enroll Info: Not open to auditors
ESL 116 — ACADEMIC READING AND VOCABULARY SKILLS
Reading strategies for academic work; reading with increased comprehension and speed, vocabulary expansion, and summary writing. Enroll Info: Not open to auditors.
ESL 117 — ACADEMIC WRITING I
Basic elements of academic writing, emphasizing improved fluency and accuracy, paragraph structure, summarizing and paraphrasing, short essays, and a final research project. Enroll Info: Not open to auditors.
ESL 118 — ACADEMIC WRITING II
Academic writing, critical reading and argumentation, documentation, and style and organization of research papers; oral communication skills for effective class participation and presentations. Enroll Info: Not open to auditors.
ESL 117 or placement into ESL 118
ESL 328 — ACADEMIC SKILLS WORKSHOPS
Academic skills for ESL students; workshops on skills required for effective academic communication; topics vary, but include general and discipline-specific academic skills. Enroll Info: Intended for graduate students. Not open to auditors
ESL 343 — ORAL COMMUNICATION SKILLS
Practice in formal and informal communication skills, including listening comprehension, pronunciation, and conversational and presentation skills useful in an academic setting. Enroll Info: Not open to auditors
ESL 344 — ACADEMIC PRESENTATIONS AND DISCUSSION
Oral communication and presentation skills essential for participation in seminars, conferences, and other academic and professional settings. Enroll Info: Not open to auditors
ESL 345 — AMERICAN ENGLISH PRONUNCIATION
Techniques for improvement of the pronunciation of American English for non-native speakers of English. Enroll Info: Not open to auditors
ESL 349 — ACADEMIC WRITING FOR GRADUATE STUDENTS
Designed primarily for Master’s or PhD students seeking an overview of academic writing in English.
Students analyze the discourse features of their discipline and write about topics in their own field through short tasks. Aspects of research writing, including data presentation, literature review, summarizing, critical summarizing, and discussion. Grammar and editing skills are also emphasized. Enroll Info: Not open to auditors
ESL 350 — PROFESSIONAL AND ACADEMIC WRITING SKILLS
Designed primarily for advanced Master’s or PhD students
Workshop approach to writing. Students work on their own writing project, e.g., master’s thesis, dissertation, research report, or article for publication to writing within students’ fields. Also covers general writing skills, documentation, and genre-specific styles. Enroll Info: Not open to auditors
ESL 352 — ENGLISH FOR LAWYERS
Opportunities to express ideas through oral presentations and formal written work. Focus on specific topics in law. Enroll Info: Not open to auditors
Focuses on the communication skills, classroom culture, and teaching strategies essential for effective classroom teaching at an American university. Enroll Info: Not open to auditors