English for Multilingual Learners: Intensive English Program and English for Academic Purposes

Undergraduate Programs

Policies & Faculty

Policies

GPA Policy. A grade of “C” (2.0) or better must be earned in these courses. 

Contact Information

College of Arts & Humanities
Department of English
230 Armstrong Hall
507-389-2117

000 Level

Below 100-level courses are remedial courses and do not apply to a major or minor.

Credits: 0

In this course, multilingual students in the Intensive English Program develop their reading comprehension and vocabulary at the beginning level by reading a selective range of shorter academic texts from a variety of genres and by applying a variety of reading and vocabulary-building strategies.

Prerequisites: none

Credits: 0

In this course, multilingual students in the Intensive English Program develop their writing skills at the beginning level by writing sentences and short paragraphs in a range of genres and by applying a variety of writing strategies.

Prerequisites: none

Credits: 0

In this course, multilingual students in the Intensive English Program develop their listening and speaking skills at the beginning level by listening to a selective range of short academic texts and other types of audio-visual texts, by participating in short academic and social conversations, and by performing brief oral presentations.

Prerequisites: none

Credits: 0

In this course, multilingual students in the Intensive English Program develop their grammar skills at the beginning level by understanding how written and spoken grammar at the sentence-level is used in context and how to apply them in written and spoken contexts.

Prerequisites: none

Credits: 0

In this course, multilingual students in the Intensive English Program develop in all four skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing in an integrated manner through a focus on selected interdisciplinary themes and topics. Designed for beginning learners, the course will help students to develop their overall language proficiency.

Prerequisites: none

Credits: 0

In this course, multilingual students in the Intensive English Program develop their reading comprehension and vocabulary at the low-intermediate level by reading a selective range of academic texts from a variety of genres and by applying a variety of reading and vocabulary-building strategies.

Prerequisites: none

Credits: 0

In this course, multilingual students in the Intensive English Program develop their writing skills at the low-intermediate level by writing paragraphs in a range of genres and by applying a variety of writing strategies.

Prerequisites: none

Credits: 0

In this course, multilingual students in the Intensive English Program develop their listening and speaking skills at the low-intermediate level by listening to a selective range of academic lectures and other types of audio-visual texts, by participating in academic and social conversations, and by performing short oral presentations.

Prerequisites: none

Credits: 0

In this course, multilingual students in the Intensive English Program develop their grammar skills at the low-intermediate level by understanding how written and spoken grammar is used in context and how to apply them in written and spoken contexts.

Prerequisites: none

Credits: 0

In this course, multilingual students in the Intensive English Program develop in all four skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing in an integrated manner through a focus on selected interdisciplinary themes and topics. Designed for low-intermediate level learners, the course will help students to develop their overall language proficiency.

Prerequisites: none

Credits: 0

In this course, multilingual students in the Intensive English Program develop their reading comprehension and vocabulary at the high-intermediate level by reading an extensive range of academic texts from a variety of genres and by applying a variety of reading and vocabulary-building strategies.

Prerequisites: none

Credits: 0

In this course, multilingual students in the Intensive English Program develop their writing skills at the high-intermediate level by writing paragraphs and short essays in a range of genres and by applying a variety of writing strategies.Grading Method

Prerequisites: none

Credits: 0

In this course, multilingual students in the Intensive English Program develop their listening and speaking skills at the high-intermediate level by listening to an extensive range of academic lectures and other types of audio-visual texts, by participating in academic and social conversations, and by performing oral presentations.

Prerequisites: none

Credits: 0

In this course, multilingual students in the Intensive English Program develop their grammar skills at the high-intermediate level by understanding how written and spoken grammar is used in context and how to apply them in written and spoken contexts.Grading Method

Prerequisites: none

Credits: 0

In this course, multilingual students in the Intensive English Program develop their reading comprehension and vocabulary skills at an advanced level. These skills include reading academic texts from a variety of genres and using a variety of reading and vocabulary-building strategies. The course will help prepare students for regular entrance to the university.

Prerequisites: none

Credits: 0

In this course, multilingual students in the Intensive English Program develop their writing skills at an advanced level. These skills include writing 4-5 paragraph essays, including research essays; writing personal responses to authentic literary texts; and building grammatical competence. The course will help prepare students for regular entrance to the university.

Prerequisites: none

Credits: 0

In this course, multilingual students in the Intensive English Program develop their listening and speaking skills at an advanced level. These skills include listening to academic lectures and other forms of multimedia and audio-visual texts, taking notes, participating in small group discussions, interviewing, and practice giving oral presentations. The course will help prepare students for regular entrance to the university.

Prerequisites: none

Credits: 0

In this course, multilingual students in the Intensive English Program develop their grammar skills at the advanced level by understanding how written and spoken grammar is used in context and how to apply them.

Prerequisites: none

Credits: 0

In this course, multilingual students in the Intensive English Program develop in all four skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing in an integrated manner through a focus on selected interdisciplinary themes and topics. Designed for advanced level learners, the course will help prepare students for regular entrance to the university.

Prerequisites: none

Credits: 0

In this course, multilingual students in the Intensive English Program develop in all four skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing in an integrated manner through a focus on selected interdisciplinary themes and topics. Designed for high-intermediate level learners, the course will help students to develop their overall language proficiency.

Prerequisites: none

100 Level

Credits: 4

In this English language class, multilingual students in the intensive English program develop their listening and speaking skills at an advanced level. These skills include listening to academic lectures and other forms of multimedia and audio-visual texts, taking notes, participating in small group discussions, interviewing, and practice giving oral presentations. The course will help prepare students for regular entrance to the university.

Prerequisites: none

Credits: 4

In this English language class, multilingual students in the intensive English program develop their listening and speaking skills at a more advanced level. These skills include listening to academic lectures and other forms of multimedia and audio-visual texts, taking notes, participating in small group discussions, interviewing, and practice giving oral presentations. The course will help prepare students for regular entrance to the university.

Prerequisites: none

Credits: 4

In this English language class, multilingual students in the intensive English program develop their reading and writing skills at an advanced level. These skills include reading academic texts from a variety of genres; using a variety of reading, writing, and vocabulary-building strategies; writing short essays; writing personal responses to literary texts; and building grammatical competence. The course will help prepare students for regular entrance to the university.

Prerequisites: none

Credits: 4

In this English language class, multilingual students in the intensive English program continue to develop their reading and writing skills at a more advanced level. These skills include reading academic texts from a variety of genres; using a variety of reading, writing, and vocabulary-building strategies; writing essay compositions including research essays; writing personal responses to literary texts; and building grammatical competence. The course will help prepare students for regular entrance to the university.

Prerequisites: none

Credits: 4

In this oral communication course, regularly admitted multilingual students develop their academic listening and speaking skills. These skills include listening to authentic academic lectures and taking notes, participating in small group discussions, study skills, and practice giving oral presentations.

Prerequisites: none

Credits: 4

In this composition course, regularly admitted multilingual students develop their academic writing skills. These skills relate to essay structure and organization, genre and audience awareness, and language usage and grammar.

Prerequisites: none

Credits: 1-6

In this course, multilingual students in the Intensive English Program develop in all four skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing in an integrated manner through a focus on selected interdisciplinary themes and topics. Designed for higher-level learners, the course will help prepare students for regular entrance to the university.

Prerequisites: none