ACADEMIC ESL

Academic ESL (12 weeks: 216 hours) – Level 6

Course Requirement:
Placement Test

CaMLA EPT

CaMLA Speaking

CaMLA Writing

Total Range for Placement

69-80

20-25

30-40

119-145

Course Description

Academic Reading and Writing offers nonnative speakers guided practice in academic reading and writing. Students will read critically and write coherently. Academic Listening and Speaking offers nonnative speakers guided practice in academic listening, note-taking, class discussions and presentation skills.

Course Goal

Develop academic reading and writing skills through examination of a wide range of reading materials and essay development.
Expand students’ ability to comprehend to academic lectures and discussions.  Further develop learners’ confidence and fluency; expand students’ ability to apply knowledge of advanced grammatical forms and structures when speaking in academic situations.