English as a Second Language

Major (None)

Minor (None)

Courses (ESL)

101 ESL (English as a Second Language) Listening Comprehension I. (0-1)
Practice in recognizing English speech patterns through dictation and note-taking. Prerequisite for credit: score of 500 (old scale) or 173 (new scale) on TOEFL test. Fall, A mod.

102 ESL Speaking I. (0-1)
Conversation practice, with emphasis on producing correct sounds, stress, intonation, and appropriate responses to speaking situations. Prerequisite for credit: score of 500 (old scale) or 173 (new scale) on TOEFL test. Fall, B mod.

103 ESL Reading I. (0-1)
Exercises in understanding vocabulary in context, skimming, scanning, remembering key words, and recognizing main ideas. Based on short readings. Prerequisite for credit: score of 500 (old scale) or 173 (new scale) on TOEFL test. Fall, C mod.

104 ESL Composition I. (0-1)
Spelling and grammar exercises used in conjunction with a variety of writing tasks, including letters, forms, summaries, and essays. Prerequisite for credit: score of 500 (old scale) or 173 (new scale) on TOEFL test. Fall, D mod.

105 ESL Listening Comprehension II. (0-1)
Listening practice through audio and video tapes, comprehension exercises, class discussions, and brief student presentations. Prerequisite for credit: score of 500 (old scale) or 173 (new scale) on TOEFL test. Spring, A mod.

106 ESL Speaking II. (0-1)
Class discussions and presentations, with emphasis on leading discussions, posing and responding to questions, and presenting information effectively. Prerequisite for credit: score of 500 (old scale) or 173 (new scale) on TOEFL test. Spring, B mod.

107 ESL Reading II. (0-1)
Research of topics from students' major fields. Use of magazines and newspapers to build vocabulary and to stimulate reading for enjoyment. Prerequisite for credit: score of 500 (old scale) or 173 (new scale) on TOEFL test. Spring, C mod.

108 ESL Composition II. (0-1)
Academic writing with emphasis on essays and research papers. Practice in organizing, outlining, proofreading, editing, and revision. Prerequisite for credit: score of 500 (old scale) or 173 (new scale) on TOEFL test. Spring, D mod.

271 Individual Learning Project. (1-4)
Supervised reading or research at the lower-division level. Permission of department chair required. Not available for first-year students.