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English Language Studies

192.002 General English/English for Academic Purposes 0 credits
A course of study in English language at different levels for students from non-English-speaking backgrounds. This course is offered through the English Language Centre. It is a full-time non-credit course.
192.010 English Language Study 0 credits
An intensive tailor-made course of study in English language for specific groups of international students that incorporates classroom based learning and field work or visits.
192.011 Foundation Communications 15 credits
An introduction to the skills necessary for successful communication both individually and in groups, and across a variety of contexts.
192.020 Academic Reading and Writing 1 18 credits
This course will assist students to read academic texts using appropriate strategies for the purpose of locating either main ideas or specific information. Students will be introduced to basic expository genres and high frequency vocabulary for the purpose of academic writing.
192.021 Language Skills for Academic Study 1 18 credits
This course will assist students in developing a variety of language and academic skills needed for tertiary study in an English language environment.
192.022 Academic Reading and Writing II 18 credits
This course will assist students to read both extended or multiple texts, evaluating their sources and identifying points of view. Writing will focus on outlining, paraphrasing, summarizing and producing expository essays.
192.023 Language Skills for Academic Study II 18 credits
This course extends the basic academic skills needed for tertiary study in an English language environment. It focuses on developing further competency in the use of academic vocabulary, formal presentations, researching assignments, and writing basic interpretations of charts and graphs.
192.030 Advanced Academic Reading and Writing I 18 credits
This course advances academic reading and writing skills including comprehension of research materials, knowledge of the structure of extended texts, and understanding of the functions of subsections in research articles. Writing tasks will include paraphrasing, summarizing, and producing a subsection of a research course.
192.031 Advanced Academic Language Skills and Conventions I 18 credits
This course develops comprehension and usage of academic vocabulary and appropriate grammatical forms, use of appropriate register in spoken contexts, comprehension of (and participation in) lectures, tutorial discussions and other academic related discourse, and use of higher level tables, charts and graphs.
192.032 Advanced Academic Reading and Writing II 18 credits
This course focuses on expressing and comprehending complex ideas and relationships in both written and spoken forms. It culminates in giving a presentation on a suitable academic topic (e.g. a report or a research course/proposal)
192.033 Advanced Academic Language Skills and Conventions II 18 credits
This course develops a variety of skills and strategies for use in presenting academic work. This includes advanced academic vocabulary, grammatical structures, note-taking, organization and evaluation of information, participation in tutorials and seminars, and use of software in support of presentations.
192.040 Academic Language and Writing 1 15 credits
An introduction to expository genres and high frequency vocabulary and grammatical structures for academic writing.
192.041 Academic Language and Writing 2 15 credits
An extension of Academic Language and Writing 1, focusing on further developing academic literacies and research skills for the production of written and oral assignments.
192.042 Study Skills and Strategies 15 credits
An introduction to the study skills and strategies necessary to be successful in the undergraduate tertiary environment.
192.043 Critical Academic Skills 15 credits
An introduction to critical thinking, reading, writing and numeracy skills essential for undergraduate studies.
192.062 Elementary Listening and Speaking 18 credits
Enables learners to listen to and speak about simple biographical, narrative and descriptive information.
192.063 Elementary Reading and Writing 18 credits
Enables learners to read and write simple biographical, narrative and descriptive texts.
192.064 Skills and Strategies for Elementary Listening and Speaking 18 credits
Enables learners to develop skills and strategies to listen to and speak about familiar ideas and information needed in social situations.
192.065 Skills and Strategies for Elementary Reading and Writing 18 credits
Enables learners to develop skills and strategies to read and write simple texts expressing familiar ideas and information needed in social situations.
192.070 Pre-Intermediate Listening and Speaking 18 credits
Develops skills in listening to and speaking about biographical, narrative and descriptive texts.
192.072 Pre-Intermediate Reading and Writing 18 credits
Develops skills in reading and writing biographical, narrative and descriptive texts.
192.073 Skills and Strategies for Pre-Intermediate Reading and Writing 18 credits
Develops skills and strategies in reading and writing about familiar ideas and personal information.
192.074 Skills and Strategies for Pre-Intermediate Listening and Speaking 18 credits
Develops skills and strategies in listening to and speaking about familiar ideas and personal information.
192.075 Intermediate Reading and Writing 18 credits
Further develops reading and writing skills to understand and produce a range of non-personal texts.
192.076 Intermediate Listening and Speaking 18 credits
Further develops listening and speaking skills to understand and communicate a range of less familiar topics.
192.078 Skills and Strategies for Intermediate Reading and Writing 18 credits
Further develops reading and writing skills and strategies for understanding and communicating non-personal information.
192.079 Skills and Strategies for Intermediate Listening and Speaking 18 credits
Further develops listening and speaking skills and strategies for understanding and communicating non-personal information.
192.080 Upper Intermediate Reading and Writing 18 credits
Extends the ability to read and write a range of narrative and academic text types.
192.082 Upper Intermediate Listening and Speaking 18 credits
Extends the ability to listen to and express ideas and opinions.
192.085 Skills and Strategies for Upper Intermediate Listening and Speaking 18 credits
Extends listening and speaking skills and strategies for study in an academic context.
192.088 Skills and Strategies for Upper Intermediate Reading and Writing 18 credits
Extends reading and writing skills and strategies for study in an academic context.
192.089 Advanced Reading and Writing 18 credits
Explores strategies in reading and writing. Provides opportunity for analysis of different text types and strategies for reading advanced texts.
192.090 Expressing Complex Ideas and Relationships 18 credits
Develops linguistic strategies to process complex information and express complex ideas in a wide range of contexts.
192.091 Accessing the Community 18 credits
Explores the community organisations and institutions both locally and internationally. Provides opportunities to achieve identified goals and effectively project personality in English. Explores idiomatic and colloquial language.
192.092 Advanced Reading and Writing (Special Topic) 18 credits
Provides opportunities to engage and interact with a wide range of text-types and produce complex texts in response. This course requires students to be highly pro active in the learning opportunities provided.
192.095 English for Academic Purposes: Advanced 18 credits
Develops advanced language and learning skills needed for tertiary study in an English-speaking environment.
192.096 Extending Language Skills and Strategies for Tertiary Studies 18 credits
Extends advanced language and learning skills needed for tertiary study in an English-speaking environment.
192.101 English for Academic Purposes for Speakers of Other Languages 15 credits
An introduction to vocabulary development, critical and analytical reading, seminar presentation, and listening and note-taking for academic purposes. This course is designed for students for whom English is a second or other language, and who are enrolled in degree/diploma programmes. It is most suitable for students who are new to an English-speaking academic environment.
192.102 Academic Writing in English for Speakers of Other Languages 15 credits
A course of study in academic English writing for international students and permanent residents for whom English is the second or other language.

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