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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) $50 fee.
Development of reading, writing, and listening skills through a program of self-access assignments specifically selected to meet the individual's needs. Schedule of supervised work and individual tutoring. 1-2 credits
An intensive course in functional English for ELC students to facilitate integration into the community and preparation for academic study. Includes survival skills, cultural awareness, basic computer and study skills, and writing projects. 4 credits.
Development of listening and speaking skills enabling students to function effectively in an academic setting. Emphasis on prepared and impromptu speeches, group discussions, debate, and video-based activities. Continued practice of English in informal and formal settings, role play, simulations, and community field work. 4 credits.
Continuation of 101 to prepare students for success in academic courses. Training in group discussion dynamics. Participation in whole class/small group discussions of current issues. Recognition and practice of formal and informal listening/speaking skills. 4 credits.
An intensive course in pronunciation of American English. Development of accent modification techniques which result in increased intelligibility. Special emphasis is placed on auditory discrimination, correct pronunciation of English speech sounds, complete word production, stress and intonation patterns. Exercises tailored to individual student's speech patterns with targeted feedback using Compton P-ESL methodology to achieve desired outcomes. 3 credits.
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
Advanced reading skills course to develop students' critical thinking and discussion skills in preparation for academic course work. Reading linked to formal/informal writing projects. 4 credits
An in-depth review of grammatical structures within the context of students' own writing projects. Grammar activities and exercises tailored to meet individual students' needs. 4 credits
Intermediate level writing course to prepare students for academic essay and report writing. Emphasis on self/peer proofreading and editing strategies. 4 credits
Introduction to academic research paper writing: topic development, library research, paraphrase/synthesis skills, and documentation leading to presentation of acceptable research paper. 4 credits
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
An introduction for international students to living, studying, and working in the United States. Skills development in independent living in a new culture. Focus on cross-cultural relationship building, problem solving, written and verbal communication in the work place including accent/dialect comprehension. Preparation of individual/group presentations and a research paper. Offered January term. 4 credits
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)
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)
Test of English for International Communication (TOEIC) preparation. An intensive preparation course for the TOEIC test. Focus on building vocabulary, learning the structure and directions of the TOEIC, learning to discriminate between test answer choices, and practicing English in practical day to day situations in the inter- national workplace setting. 2 credits
Study of language and learning skills for advanced ELCP students simultaneously enrolled in a particular academic content course in another department. Intensive study of the language used in the content material through linked reading, writing, listening, and speaking activities. May be repeated with different content. 3 credits
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