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Course Information and Descriptions
ESL 45
English as a Second Language 1.5-3 Hours
Conversation I (Variable)
This course is for English-as-a-Second Language students who
already know some English grammar and have some knowledge of
vocabulary but wish to improve their ability to speak and understand
English in various social and business situations. American slang and
usage will be taught.
ESL 46
ESL: Academic Purposes Level IV
Speaking and Listening (Variable)
3-6 Hours
Students learning English at level 4 of English language proficiency
will practice speaking and listening in English to prepare them for
later academic oral work. Content will include academic topics
through various oral formats, including pair work, group work,
extended discussion, lectures, presentations, guest speakers, tapes,
and movies.
ESL 47
ESL: Academic Purposes
Level IV Grammar (3-0)
3 Hours
Students learning English at level 4 of English language proficiency
will learn English grammar and syntactic structures to help them in
academic speaking, reading and writing. Covered structures include
pronoun forms, irregular past forms, modals, questions, progressive
forms, future, and participial adjectives. Practice includes both oral
and written activities.
ESL 48
ESL: Academic Purposes
Level IV Reading (3-0)
3 Hours
Students learning English at level 4 of English language proficiency
will read in English to prepare for later academic reading
assignments. They will read authentic short stories and essays and
adapted non-fiction articles, learn word forms and parts of speech,
learn to use a monolingual dictionary, scan and skim texts for
information, and use contextual clues to find meanings of new
vocabulary. Practice includes both oral and written work related to
texts and new vocabulary.
ESL 49
ESL: Academic Purposes
Level IV Writing (3-0)
3 Hours
Students learning English at level 4 of English language proficiency
will write in English to prepare them for later academic writing
assignments. They will practice narrative and expository forms
through written exercises, journals, personal essays, and summaries.
This course includes basic word processing and skills for writing
college papers.
ESL 52
Intermediate English as a
3-6 Hours
Second Language III (Variable)
This course is for students who already know some English and who
can speak and write using present and future tenses and basic
vocabulary and structures. Students will learn correct use of
intensifiers, reflexive pronouns, negative words and comparative
adverbs. They will learn the future tense of auxiliary verbs and gain
vocabulary knowledge in the areas of accidents and emergencies,
polite excuses, customer complaints and the automobile.
ESL 53
Intermediate English as a
Second Language IV (3-0)
3 Hours
This course, a continuation of Intermediate ESL III, is for students
who already know some English and who can speak, read, and write
using present, past and future tenses and basic vocabulary and
structures. Students will work intensively on correct formation and
use of the present perfect tense, present perfect continuous, and
future continuous verb phrases. They will learn the superlative form
of common adjectives. They will learn vocabulary for giving
information at a medical check-up and for restaurant conversations.
ESL 54
English as a Second Language Writing Improvement II (Variable)
1.5-3 Hours
This course is for English-as-a-Second Language students from the
mid-intermediate to the advanced level who want to write better in
English. Students will learn to write more complex sentences, to use
more appropriate vocabulary for particular writing tasks and to
compose well-developed paragraphs and longer compositions.
ESL 55
English as a Second Language Conversation II (Variable)
1.5-3 Hours
This course is for English-as-a-Second Language students at the
upper intermediate and advanced level who are already familiar with
English grammar and vocabulary items but wish to improve their
ability to speak and understand English in various social and
business situations. American slang and usage will be taught.
ESL 56
ESL: Academic Purposes Level V
Speaking and Listening (3-0)
3 Hours
English language learning students at level 5 of English language
proficiency will speak and listen in English to prepare them for later
academic oral work. They will practice speaking and listening about
academic topics through a variety of oral formats including pair
work, group work, extended discussion, lectures, presentations, guest
speakers, tapes and movies.
ESL 50
ESL 57
ESL 51
ESL 58
Intermediate English
as a Second Language I (Variable)
1-3 Hours
This course is for students who can already speak and write in the
present and future and can describe themselves in their environment
using basic vocabulary and structures. Students will learn to use
regular and irregular past and present perfect verbs. They will
practice communicating using infinitives, direct and indirect objects,
comparative adjectives and more extensive vocabulary.
Intermediate English as a
Second Language II (3-0)
3 Hours
This course, a continuation of Intermediate ESL I, is for students
who know some English and who can speak and write using present
and future tenses and basic vocabulary and structures. Students will
work intensively on mastering verb use and learning irregular verb
forms. Past tense will be reviewed and past continuous introduced.
Students will also learn to use direct and indirect objects correctly
and to use quantity words with nouns. Vocabulary areas will include
weather, reading maps and giving directions, and giving
compliments.
ESL: Acad Prp: Academic Purposes
Level V Grammar (3-0)
3 Hours
English language learning students a level 5 of English language
proficiency will learn English grammar and syntactic structures to
help them in academic speaking, reading, and writing. Covered
structures include past participle forms, present perfect aspect, phrasal
verbs, gerunds and infinitives, and pronoun references in direct and
indirect speech. Practice includes both oral and written activities.
ESL: Academic Purposes Level V
Academic Reading (3-0)
3 Hours
English language learning students at Level 5 of English Language
proficiency will read in English to prepare for later academic reading
assignments. They will read authentic short stories and adapted and
non-adapted short non-fiction articles, and will interpret charts,
tables, and non-prose information. There is emphasis on readings
related to academic culture. Practice includes activities for vocabulary
improvement and dictionary skills. Course includes an introduction to
academic culture of higher education in the United States.
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