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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

ESLV 0051 - Academic Vocabulary for ESL I

To introduce English as a Second Language students to the 800 English words of the University Word List (UWL), the lexicon most widely used in academic settings across the disciplines. Accuracy and fluency with these high-frequency root words, along with command of a 2,000 word basic English vocabulary, will enable students to understand 95% of the words necessary for academic reading and writing on the post-secondary level. Students will utilize their reading, writing, listening and speaking skills, along with technological learning tools such as audio and video lessons, internet resources, and word processing.

Corequisites: ESLR 0084 and ESLR 0085


Course awarded institutional credit only, and credit is awarded the semester in which the student attains the required proficiency.