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English Language Studies (ELS)

Director: Luz Rodriguez

112 Expository Writing in English (3)

Equivalent to WRT 104 but restricted to students whose first language is not English. Varieties and strategies of expository writing for different audiences and situations. (Lec. 3) (ECw)

122 Academic Writing in English (3)

Practice in writing assignments for introductory and general education courses across the curriculum. Restricted to students whose first language is not English. (Lec. 3) (ECw)

200 English Language Fellows Training Course (3)

Introduction to cross-cultural issues, social and academic barriers facing U.S. newcomers, content-based second language learning, and the social and academic aspects of peer collaboration. A training course for proficient speakers of English who have been admitted to the English Language Fellows Project. (Lec. 3) Service learning. Pre: admission to the English Language Fellows Project.

312 Oral English Skills for the Public Sphere (3)

Focus on pronunciation, listening and speaking skills, and a variety of speaking projects. Special emphasis on speaking freely in academic and social situations. (Lec. 3)

322 Oral English Skills for the Academic Sphere (3)

Intensive focus on pronunciation, listening and speaking skills, and a variety of communicative projects. Develop oral presentation skills. (Lec. 3)

512 Oral Communication Skills for International Teaching Assistants (3)

Intensive focus on pronunciation, listening and speaking skills, and awareness of colloquial American speech. (Lec. 3) Pre: graduate standing and permission of instructor. May be repeated until oral proficiency requirement is met.

612 Advanced Communication Skills for International Teaching Assistants (3)

Focus on pronunciation, teaching skills, and cross-cultural differences in education. Priority given to international teaching assistants. (Lec. 3) Pre: graduate standing. May be repeated until oral proficiency requirement is met.


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