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English As A Second Language (ESL)

English Language Institute

320 Baldy Hall
North Campus
Buffalo, NY 14260

ESL Courses

  • ESL 320SEM Conversation Seminar
    Seminar

    Credits: 2 - 3
    Grading: Pass/Not Pass (PNP)
    Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
  • ESL 407LEC Written English I
    Lecture

    Introduction to academic writing. Covers various methods of organizing paragraphs and essays, effective use of grammatical structures, editing and revising, and strategies for efficient reading. For those undergraduates whose first or dominant language is other than English, successful completion of ESL 407 and ESL 408 meets the General Education Writing requirement. Students may not receive credit for both ESL 407 and ENG 101.

    Credits: 3
    Grading: Graded (GRD)
    Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
  • ESL 408LEC Written English II
    Lecture

    Continues the development of academic writing. Covers rhetorical patterns in formal writing, critical reading, paraphrasing, citation, and the completion of a library research paper. For those undergraduates whose first of dominant language is other than English, successful completion of ESL 407 and ESL 408 meets the General Education Writing requirement. Students may not receive credit for both ESL 408 and either ENG 102 or ENG 201.

    Credits: 3
    Grading: Graded (GRD)
    Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
    Requisites: Pre-Requisite: ESL 407.
  • ESL 411LEC Spoken English
    Lecture

    Speaking skills for the university context. Topics include preparation and delivery of individual and group presentations, understanding and practice of American idiomatic speech, and improvement of pronunciation. Reviews of students' videotaped presentations provide feedback.

    Credits: 3
    Grading: Graded (GRD)
    Typically Offered: Fall, Spring
    Requisites: ESL 411 Requisite: Open only to students for whom English is not a first or dominant language. Placement based on test scores.ESL 411 Requisite
  • ESL 412LEC Spoken English
    Lecture

    Speaking skills for the university context. Topics include preparation and delivery of individual and group presentations, understanding and practice of American idiomatic speech, and improvement of pronunciation. Reviews of students' videotaped presentations provide feedback.

    Credits: 3
    Grading: Graded (GRD)
    Typically Offered: Varies
 
Published: Jun 08, 2021 15:33:45