High-Intermediate Academic Writing and Presentation Skills
ESL X 433B
In this course, students with approximate TOEFL 83 - 90, IELTS 6 - 6.5, and iTEP 4.5 - 4.9 scores will improve their academic writing, speaking skills, and presentation techniques. University-level vocabulary and listening comprehension are practiced intensely.
This four-unit course is designed to improve students' academic English skills. The writing component focuses on academic composition skills, while the speaking component consists of students making oral presentations on topics related to the readings. Reading and listening activities develop and refine strategies for increasing comprehension as well as improving vocabulary, while grammar is studied in the context of these activities.
Students who wish to enroll in this course must have a TOEFL (iBT) score between 83 and 90, an IELTS score of 6.0 with a 6 or below in writing, or an iTEP score between 4.5 and 4.9.