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English Language and Culture Program Courses

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ELCP-040  Community Service

Community activity helping with such programs as assisting in public and private schools, recycling programs, senior care facilities, community clean-up, clothing distribution and food distribution programs. Minimum of 24 hours of service. May be repeated with different content. 1 credit. (EL)

ELCP-101  Intermediate Academic Listening/ Speaking

Development of listening and speaking skills enabling students to function effectively in an academic setting. Includes pair/group discussions, taking notes, lecture cues, pronunciation practice, and presentation skills for different types of presentation including informative, comparative, and argumentative. $15 fee. 4 credits.

ELCP-102  Advanced Academic Listening/speaking

Continuation of 101 to prepare students for success in academic courses. Participation in whole class/small group discussions of current issues. Includes taking notes, writing from notes, vocabulary development, taking dictation, pronunciation practice, and research-based presentations. $15 fee. 4 credits.

ELCP-103  English Pronunciation

An intensive course in English pronunciation with special emphasis on speech sounds, word production, stress, rhythm, intonation, and auditory discrimination. A variety of methods will be used to enable self-monitoring and adjustment to achieve target sounds and rhythms. $15 fee. 2 credits.

ELCP-111  Intro To College Reading

Intermediate level reading course enabling students to become independent readers. Student selection of reading materials: fiction and non-fiction. Linked activities focusing on summary writing, vocabulary development, oral reports, and group discussions. 4 credits.

ELCP-120  Introduction To Academic Writing

Focus on academic writing skills to plan and prepare well-organized, coherent, and grammatically accurate paragraphs and essays. Development of editing skills through peer editing tasks and meetings with a writing assistant. 4 credits.

ELCP-121  Intermediate Academic Writing

Focus on academic writing skills to plan and prepare well-organized, coherent, and grammatically accurate essays. Introduction to the basics of research paper writing. Further development of editing skills; regular meetings with a writing assistant. Prerequisite: Completion of ELCP 120 with a grade of C or above or permission of ELCP Coordinator. 4 credits.

ELCP-122  Research Paper Writing

Focus on academic research paper writing including: topic development, research, paraphrase and synthesis skills, advanced grammatical structures, and documentation styles leading to the final preparation and oral presentation of the paper. Prerequisite: Completion of ELCP 121 with a grade of C or above or permission of ELCP Coordinator. 4 credits.

ELCP-123  Intermediate Grammar

Intermediate level course focusing on the creation and recognition of grammatical structures with emphasis on academic language. Appropriate usage of targeted grammatical forms demonstrating both accuracy and fluency in academic writing and speaking. 2 credits.

ELCP-124  Advanced Grammar

Advanced level course focusing on grammatical structures and conventions commonly used in academic essay writing; analysis and practice of grammar rules and conventions; identification of differences between spoken and written English; development of academic vocabulary. Prerequisite: 121 or 122 or consent of instructor. 2 credits.

ELCP-160  Thematic Topics

Integration of all language skills (listening, reading, writing, and speaking) in a content theme such as American Culture and the Community, Discovering American Cultures through Film. May be repeated with different content. 4 credits. (US)

ELCP-170  Readings In Literature

An introduction to reading and writing about literature for non-native speakers of English students. Study of literary genres: short story, poetry, and novel. Focus on creative writing projects and formal analysis essays. 4 credits. (CS)

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