Intensive English Program

Core Classes

StudentsThe length of each instructional session for ELI courses is 8 weeks.

ESL 010 - English as a Second Language I: Grammar

First level of English as a Second Language (ESL). Emphasis on basic conversational skills, pronunciation, vocabulary building and grammar. Some reading and sentence level writing.

ESL 011 - English as a Second Language I: Listening and Speaking

Emphasis on listening and speaking skills involving survival skills. Asking and answering questions related to work, shopping, and personal safety.

ESL 012 - English as a Second Language I: Writing with Oral Practice

Emphasis on basic conventions of writing in English. Includes introduction to the alphabet, capitalization, punctuation, and simple sentence structure.

ESL  020 - English as a Second Language II: Grammar

Second level of English as a Second Language (ESL). Continued emphasis on conversational skills, pronunciation, vocabulary building and grammar with some reading and sentence level writing.

ESL 021 - English as a Second Language II: Listening and Speaking

Emphasis on listening and speaking skills involving social exchange. Asking and answering questions, using tag questions. Practice with question and answer patterns. Polite questions and responses.

ESL 022 - English as a Second Language II: Writing with Oral Practice

Emphasis on basic writing skills, accompanied by recitation of short writings. Sentence patterns and introduction of paragraph writing.

ESL 030 - English as a Second Language III: Grammar

Third level of English as a Second Language (ESL). Emphasis on sentence structure and paragraph building. Extensive grammar study and writing practice.

MTWRF   8:00 am - 8:50 am     01/13/2014 - 03/07/2014

ESL 031 - English as a Second Language III: Listening and Speaking

Emphasis on listening and speaking skills related primarily to the academic environment. Asking questions, working in small groups, using college resources, informal oral presentation.

MTWRF   10:00 am - 10:50 am     01/13/2014 - 03/07/2014

ESL 032 - English as a Second Language III: Writing with Oral Practice

Emphasis on complex sentence patterns in writing and speech. Introduction to the prewriting and writing process in a college setting.

MTWRF   11:00 am - 11:50 am     01/13/2014 - 03/07/2014

ESL 040 - English as a Second Language IV: Grammar

Fourth-level of English as a Second Language (ESL). Continued emphasis on sentence structure and paragraph building. Extensive grammar study and writing practice.

MTWRF          8:00 am - 8:50 am        03/17/2014 - 05/09/2014

ESL 041 - English as a Second Language IV: Listening and Speaking

Emphasis on academic skills. Listening to lectures, note taking, peer interaction, accessing and using media resources, formal oral presentations.

MTWRF          10:00 am - 10:50 am        03/17/2014 - 05/09/2014

ESL 042 - English as a Second Language IV: Writing with Oral Practice

Emphasis on paragraph writing and oral recitation of complex sentences and paragraphs. Introduction to the prewriting and writing process for short essays.

MTWRF          11:00 am - 11:50 am        03/17/2014 - 05/09/2014

Reading

RDG 036 -  Reading English as a Second Language III

Designed for students who are learning English as a second language. Instruction for more advanced vocabulary and reading comprehension skills.

MTWRF            9:00 am - 9:50 am                01/13/2014 - 03/07/2014     

RDG 046 - Reading English as a Second Language IV

Developed for students of English as a second language. Development of advanced vocabulary, comprehension skills, and culture awareness.

MTWRF            11:00 am - 11:50 am                03/17/2014 - 05/09/2014