ESLP Course List:

ESLP 1021. Composition (3 credits)

This course develops strategies and skills necessary for successful academic writing. It reviews the fundamentals of paragraph writing and introduces students to writing academic research papers. Students must take this course concurrently with ESLP 1025.  (If required to take both ESLP 1021 and ENGL 1001, a student must take ESLP 1021 before enrolling in ENGL 1001 [ESLP section].)

ESLP 1025. Grammar for Academic Purposes (2 credits)

This course provides instruction and practice in using standard U.S. grammar, punctuation, and mechanics in academic writing. It targets areas that typically remain problematic for advanced ESL writers. (Students must take this course concurrently with ESLP 1021.)

ESLP 1031. Reading (3 credits)

This course develops strategies and skills necessary for successful academic reading. It provides practice with reading comprehension, vocabulary development, critical thinking, and reading study skills.

ESLP 1041. Listening & Speaking (3 credits)

This course is designed to introduce students to the advanced listening comprehension and speaking ability needed in academic settings. The course provides students with training and practice in understanding, interpreting, evaluating, and applying information from lectures, group work, presentations, and other aural sources. It offers students training and practice with vocabulary, syntax, notetaking, and summary writing. It also seeks to increase skills in spoken English through whole class discussions, group discussions, group oral presentations, and pronunciation instruction.

ENGL 1001. (ESLP Section) Academic Literacies 1 (3 credits)

Invites students to explore critical literacies specific to writing for academic purposes. Distinct from upper-division courses where students may focus on writing conventions specific to a single discipline or subject area, English 1001 asks students to read scholarly writing from across the curriculum, conduct research with a variety of scholarly resources, and write for general academic audiences. Visit the First Year English website for learning outcomes.