English Language Institute (ELI)
Initial placement in ELI courses is by examination only. A grade of CR (credit) is prerequisite to promotion or exemption. Normal course sequence is 70, 80; 72, 82; 73, 83 or ELI 100.
ELI 070 Listening Comprehension I (0) Intensive work in understanding lectures, taking lecture notes, writing examinations, and study skills. Language laboratory required.
ELI 072 Reading for Foreign Students (0) Instruction and practice in improving reading comprehension and speed, and in use of textbooks and reference materials. Work on study skills; individual conferences and tutoring.
ELI 073 Writing for Foreign Students (0) Extensive practice in expository writing. Analysis and use of rhetorical devices. Individual conferences and tutoring as required.
ELI 080 Listening Comprehension II (0) Further practice; development of classroom discussion skills. Language laboratory required. Pre: 070 or placement by examination.
ELI 082 Advanced ESL Reading (0) Advanced ESL study skills and extensive reading strategies; focus on vocabulary and reading in student’s major. Pre: 072 or placement by examination.
ELI 083 Writing for Foreign Graduate Students (0) Individual instruction in specific writing problems: term papers, reports, projects. Foreign graduate students only except by per-mission. Pre: 073 or placement by examination.
ELI 100 Expository Writing: A Guided Approach (3) Extensive practice in writing expository essays; linguistic devices that make an essay effective. (Fulfills composition requirement for nonnative speakers of English only.)
ELI 111 Practicum for International Teaching Assistants (3) Extensive practice for international teaching assistants in speaking in classroom situations with emphasis on oral skills, American cultural expectations and classroom management. CR/NC only. Pre: 080.
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