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Course Overview

This class focuses on English as a Second Language for a low intermediate (Level IV) level of English. It provides instruction and practice in grammar and writing skills necessary for successful communication in academic environments. There is a focus on writing whole, original pieces through student involvement, collaborative small group work, peer critiquing, and teacher-student conferences. The bulk of instruction is on teacher modeling of writing in a supportive setting for active student exchange and valuing of students’ ideas. By the end of the semester, the student should be able to produce narrative essays and simple descriptive essays with attention to clarity and grammatical accuracy. (Credit: 8) Prerequisites: Placement into Level IV

Program: English Language Institute

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