2016-17 Catalog

English Second Language Program (ESLP)

Courses

ESLP 001 ESL Academic Writing and Grammar 1 Credit

Instruction in understanding and using advanced English sentence structures in writing. Advanced academic vocabulary and grammar development to improve wiritng sophistication and accuracy. Required for graduate students who do not achieve a sufficient score on the Lehigh ESL Writing Sample and/or for students needing additional writing proficiency. 4 hours per week.
Attribute/Distribution: ND

ESLP 002 ESL Academic Writing and Reading 1 Credit

The writing process and composing skills, editing skills, vocabulary development and reading fluency for ESL students. Required for graduate students who do not achieve a sufficient score on the Lehigh ESL Writing Sample and/or for students needing additional writing proficiency. 4 hours per week.

ESLP 003 ESL Clear Speech and Conversation 1 Credit

Conversational English, colloquial language and idioms, pronunciation and accent reduction and practice in basic listening skills for an academic setting. 4 hours per week.
Attribute/Distribution: ND

ESLP 004 ESL Academic Speaking 1 Credit

Correct use of grammatical structures in oral English and practice in accurate pronunciation. ESL students will explore the functions of American English in an academic setting. 4 hours per week.

ESLP 011 ESL Technical Writing and Composition 1 Credit

Formal composition and technical writing including general technical vocabulary, technical sentence structure, and research skills for the advanced ESL student. Prerequisite: successful completion of ESLP 1 or 2 (ESL Academic Writing and Reading) or ENGL 5, or with permission of ESL Director. 4 hours per week.

ESLP 012 ESL Advanced Speech and Presentation Skills 1 Credit

Development of advanced speaking skills and presentation techniques through a study of formal spoken rhetoric, accent improvement, and presentation skills. For the undergraduate or graduate student seeking formal speech skills and/or for teaching assistants. Prerequisite: successful completion of ESLP 3 or 4. or SPEAK score 200+, or permission of ESL Director. 4 hours per week.
Attribute/Distribution: ND