ESLP 1021. Composition (3 sem. hrs.)
This course develops strategies and skills necessary for successful academic writing. It reviews the fundamentals of paragraph writing and introduces students to writing academic research papers. (If required to take both ESLP 1021 and ENGL 1001, a student must take ESLP 1021 before enrolling in ENGL 1001 [ESLP section] and ESLP 1025.)
ESLP 1031. Reading (3 sem. hrs.)
This course develops strategies and skills necessary for successful academic reading. It provides practice with reading comprehension, vocabulary development, critical thinking, and reading study skills.
ESLP 1041. Listening Comprehension (3 sem. hrs.)
This course develops strategies and skills necessary for successful listening and speaking in academic settings. It focuses on listening to lectures and news broadcasts and listening and speaking in group discussions and everyday interactions.
ENGL 1001. (ESLP Section) Rhetoric and Composition 1 (3 sem. hrs.)
An introduction to the basic principles of rhetoric and composition. Investigation and practice of the methods of college writing. (Students must take this course concurrently with the same section of ESLP 1025.)
ESLP 1025. Rhetoric and Composition for Non-native Speakers
(2 sem. hrs.)
This course provides instruction and practice in using standard U.S. grammar, punctuation, and mechanics in academic writing. It targets areas that typically remain problematic for advanced ESL writers. (Students must take this course concurrently with the same ESLP section of ENGL 1001.)
ESLP 6021. American Language and Communication Skills for Teaching Assistants (2 sem. hrs.)
This course provides instruction and practice in language, communication, and teaching skills typically required of teaching assistants in U.S. universities. Emphasis is placed on understanding, practicing, and applying the skills directly to work as a TA. Includes a language laboratory, which provides pronunciation instruction and hands-on practice with pronunciation, presentation skills, and everyday interactions. (Enrollment is limited to graduate Teaching Assistants.)