2019-20 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 Intelligibility and Comprehensibility in English 1 Credit

Pronunciation, accent reduction, and interactional strategies are the focus of this course in order to help multilingual speakers communicate effectively in academic settings.
Repeat Status: Course may be repeated.
Attribute/Distribution: ND

ESLP 004 Advanced Academic Speaking 1 Credit

Correct use of grammatical structures in oral English and practice in accurate pronunciation. Students will explore the functions of American English in formal and informal academic settings.
Repeat Status: Course may be repeated.

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 Advanced Presentation Skills for Teaching Assistants 1 Credit

Development of advanced presentation techniques through a study of formal spoken rhetoric, accent improvement, and presentation skills. For graduate teaching assistants seeking formal speech skills. The final exam is the Test of Pedagogical and Speaking Skills (TOPSS), and a successful course final grade may satisfy university TOPSS requirements. ICAPE Dept. approval required for registration.
Repeat Status: Course may be repeated.
Attribute/Distribution: ND