Conversation Enhancement

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Conversations In English

Program term
Days and Time
Program cost
Availability
January 16
 - March 1
Mondays & Wednesdays, 6-9 pm 
(13 classes)
$450  Closed
March 13
- April 26
Mondays & Wednesdays, 6-9 pm 
(13 classes)
$450 Available
May 15
 - June 28
Mondays & Wednesdays, 6-9 pm 
(13 classes)
$450 Available

Improve your ability to converse fluently and effectively in English. Develop your knowledge of the language and cultural conventions necessary to take an active part in discussions. Acquire skills in recognizing and using idioms and slang, making small talk, telling stories, explaining situations, expressing opinions and discussing issues to better interact with native English speakers.

$450   Prerequisite: ESL 110 or equivalent

English for Academic Environments

Program term
Days and Time
Program cost
Availability
January 16
- March 1
Mondays & Wednesdays, 6-9 pm
(13 classes)
$450  Closed
March 13
- April 26
Mondays & Wednesdays, 6-9 pm
(13 classes)
$450  Available
May 15
- June 28
Mondays & Wednesdays, 6-9 pm
(13 classes)
$450  Available

        

Push your comfort zone and hone your communication and critical thinking skills by participating in discussions based on topics requiring more sophisticated language. Activities include participating in group discussions, debates and giving, and responding to, talks and short speeches based on current events and issues. Other activities include using appropriate cultural conventions when speaking in English.

$450   Prerequisite: ESL 120 or equivalent

Speaking for Academics and Professionals

 
Program term
Days and Time
Program cost
Availability
January 16
- March 1
Mondays & Wednesdays, 6-9 pm
(13 classes)
$450  Closed
March 13
- April 26
Mondays & Wednesdays, 6-9 pm
(13 classes)
$450  Available
May 15
- June 28
Mondays & Wednesdays, 6-9 pm
(13 classes)
$450  Available

    

This course focuses on oral communication with native English speakers within academic and professional settings. The course consists of topics such as effective communication strategies, speech qualities (volume, speed, projection), body language and use of audio/visual aids. These will be examined and practiced through pair work, group discussions, impromptu speeches, teaching and formal presentations.

$450   Prerequisite: ESL 130 or equivalent


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