COVID-19 (Coronavirus) Information for International Students
All UCLA Extension classes will be online for Spring and Summer Quarter 2020.
New students outside the U.S. and permanent residents of the U.S.: In Spring and Summer 2020, UCLA Extension offers remote learning only. You may register for programs at any time before the program start date. The I-20 to obtain a student visa and medical insurance coverage are not required and are not available. Student services fees for these students will be reduced accordingly at checkout. Note: There are no housing accommodations on campus in summer.
Students already in the U.S. with an F-1 Visa: Please follow the step-by-step application process on our website.
The $150 application fee for all Summer 2020 ALC programs has been waived.
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Improve your academic writing and presentation skills
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
- 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.
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.