High-Intermediate Academic Writing and Presentation Skills

ESL X 433B

In this course, students with approximate TOEFL 81 - 90 or IELTS 6 - 6.5 scores will improve their academic writing, speaking skills, and presentation techniques. University-level vocabulary and listening comprehension are practiced intensely.

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What you can learn.

  • Improve your academic writing
  • Deliver better presentations
  • Master new university-level vocabulary
  • Interact successfully in university level courses

About this course:

This 4-unit course is designed to improve students' academic English skills. The writing component focuses on academic composition skills, while the speaking component consists of students making oral presentations on topics related to the readings. Reading and listening activities develop and refine strategies for increasing comprehension as well as improving vocabulary, while grammar is studied in the context of these activities.
Suggested Prerequisites

It is advisable that you complete the following (or equivalent) since they are prerequisites for High-Intermediate Academic Writing and Presentation Skills.

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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