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2012 - 2013

English as a Second Language (ESL)


Undergraduate Courses


    300-Level Courses

    ESL 301 : Advanced Academic English for International Students. (3:3:1)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    ESL 301 : Advanced Academic English for International Students. (3:3:1)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall
    PREREQUISITE: For bilingual foreign students.
    DESCRIPTION: Integrated skills course for nonnative English speakers, primarily focused on academic listening, speaking, and the basic skills needed for success at an American university.

    Course Outcomes


    ESL 302 : Advanced English Pronunciation for International Students. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    ESL 302 : Advanced English Pronunciation for International Students. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Winter
    PREREQUISITE: For bilingual foreign students.
    DESCRIPTION: Improving the speaking ability of nonnative English students, emphasizing rhetorical and communication strategies, pronunciation, stress, rhythm, intonation, and fluency.

    Course Outcomes


    ESL 303 : College Reading and Study Skills for International Students. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    ESL 303 : College Reading and Study Skills for International Students. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Winter
    PREREQUISITE: For bilingual foreign students.
    DESCRIPTION: Learning strategies to improve reading speed and to understand materials used in university classes.
    NOTE: Should be taken during the first year (for nonnative English speakers).

    Course Outcomes


    ESL 304 : Academic Writing for International Students. (3:3:1)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    ESL 304 : Academic Writing for International Students. (3:3:1)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter; Spring
    PREREQUISITE: For bilingual foreign students.
    DESCRIPTION: Learning how to write essays, reports, and research papers acceptable in an American university
    NOTE: Should be taken before ELang 105 or Engl 150.

    Course Outcomes


    ESL 305 : Applied Grammar for International Students. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    ESL 305 : Applied Grammar for International Students. (3:3:0)(Credit Hours:Lecture Hours:Lab Hours)
    WHEN TAUGHT:Fall; Winter
    PREREQUISITE: For international students.
    RECOMMENDED: Concurrent enrollment in ESL 304 or ELang 105.
    DESCRIPTION: Increasing correct grammar use in academic writing.

    Course Outcomes




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