English as a Second Language or Other Language

ESL 101      Introduction to Academic Communication (4)

Helps ESL students develop reading, writing and conversation skills in preparation for mainstream academic composition courses. Introduces ESL students to strategies for reading college-level texts, using academic vocabularies, analysis and demonstrative communication, common writing styles in the social sciences and humanities, increasingly advanced American English grammar and syntax, and digital research tools, such as reference management, plagiarism, and grammar checking software.