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ELSIĀ 041. English for Academic Purposes I. 10 hours.

Introduces students to the knowledge and skills necessary to comprehend written and spoken academic English with a high degree of accuracy, and to speak and write accurately and fluently in various academic contexts. Course Information: Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory grading only. Previously listed as ASP 031. Features active and peer-learning activities to give students opportunities to practice and improve their existing skills in these areas. In addition, introduces students to a variety of relevant technologies, texts and contexts across disciplines with an express purpose of supporting them in becoming successful English-language users in their professional and personal lives. No graduation credit given. Prerequisite(s): ELSI 014 and 024 (formerly CC 050 and 060) or a 5.0 total on the International English Language Testing System (IELTS) test or equivalent score on other approved test. Recommended Background: Students in this course are expected to have the syntactic, phonological. semantic, and rhetorical English language skills needed to function at a B1+/B2- CEFR Level.