English Language Programs: American Language Center

Individual Courses: English for International Students

Improve your academic writing and presentation skills

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UCLA Extension offers individual courses to help students with advanced English proficiency sharpen their writing, speaking, reading, listening and presentation skills. 

  • 10-week courses
  • Designed to help you improve quickly
  • Open-enrollment
  • Offered year-round

High-Intermediate Academic Writing and Presentation Skills

ESL X 433B |  4 Units

The writing component focuses on academic composition skills, while the speaking component consists of students making oral presentations. Reading and listening activities develop and refine strategies for improving comprehension, learning new vocabulary words, and fine tuning grammar. 

Students who wish to enroll in this course must have a TOEFL (iBT) score between 83 and 90, or an IELTS score of 6.0 with a 6 or below in writing.

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Advanced Academic Writing and Presentation Skills

ESL X 433C | 4 Units

The writing component focuses on academic composition and research skills, while the speaking component consists of students making oral presentations. Reading and listening activities develop and sharpen strategies for increasing comprehension improving vocabulary, and reinforcing important grammar points. 

Students who wish to enroll in this course must have a TOEFL (iBT) score between 91 and 99, or an IELTS score of 6.5 with a 6.5 or above in writing.

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Contact the American Language Center

Speak to a program representative. Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm.

Learn more about our international programs.

 

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