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ELCP Courses

ELCP Course Descriptions for Prospective Students

040 Community Service
Volunteer every week in a community organization or school. 

101 Intermediate Academic Listening & Speaking
Practice pair and group discussions, note taking, lecture cues, pronunciation, and presentation skills.

102 Advanced Academic Listening & Speaking
Practice pair and group discussions, writing paragraphs from notes, vocabulary development, and research-based presentation skills.

103 English Pronunciation
Practice sounds, stress, rhythm, intonation, and thought groups. 

120 Introduction to Academic Writing
Write well-organized, grammatically-accurate paragraphs and essays; develop editing skills.

121 Intermediate Academic Writing
Write well-organized, grammatically-accurate essays and a short research paper.

122 Research Paper Writing
Improve research paper skills: research methods, topic development, logical organization and argumentation, citing quotes, and grammatical accuracy. 

123 Intermediate Grammar
Practice using verb forms, gerunds, and articles in sentences.

125 English Grammar
Practice using adjectives, adverbs, sentence patterns, verb tenses, and punctuation in writing.

160 Thematic Topics
Learn about American culture through readings, observations, and field trips.

161 Discovering American Cultures through Film
Learn about American cultures through readings, films, and research of current issues facing different subcultures.

170 Readings in Literature
Read and analyze short stories and  poetry.