English for Multilingual Students (ENGM) was designed to assist students who speak more than one language and use English for academic purposes, yet continue to be challenged or have weaknesses in academic writing and reading comprehension. These courses facilitate independent learning and prepare students for transfer-level courses. Students who participate in the ENGM courses will collaborate to solve problems and demonstrate critical thinking skills.
This course is designed for multilingual speakers of English to develop college-level reading and writing skills. Emphasis is on essay development of expository writing in connection with advanced readings from various sources and a full-length text. The fundamentals of written English expression are reviewed with emphasis on standard American usage problematic to the multilingual student. The course is designed to prepare students for ENGL V01A.
This is an advanced integrated skills course designed for multilingual speakers of English to improve academic reading, writing, grammar, and interpersonal communication skills. Students will develop familiarity with writing as process, practice the integration of sources, and edit their writing according to standards of written English. Students will develop strategies for reading, analyzing, and responding to texts in order to write essays.
This grammar course is designed for multilingual students preparing for academic courses. The focus will be on recognizing grammar and sentence structure errors that interfere with cohesion, coherence, and unity. Students will edit and revise paragraphs and essays. Instruction will emphasize applying complex grammar.
This oral communication course is designed for intermediate multilingual students. The focus will be on developing conversational fluency and improving pronunciation and grammatical accuracy.
This oral communication course is designed for advanced multilingual students. The focus will be on improving oral fluency, with attention to grammatical accuracy.