English Language Instruction - Fall 2017

ELI - Composition I — 3684
ELI 0500 – 3 credits
Nancy A. Jager

Students will work with simple and complex sentences, guided paragraphs and will be introduced to essay writing with topic sentences and supporting details of evidence and examples. An introduction to expository writing and a targeted composing process is examined. Academic vocabulary is introduced. Prewriting skills including brainstorming and developing supporting details are explored. This course is intended for students with a greater level of proficiency in a language other than English. Course Requirements: TOEFL, Accuplacer, and/or interview. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 222
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon, Wed, Fri 9:00 am – 9:50 am
ELI - Composition II — 3687
ELI 0550 – 3 credits
Nancy A. Jager

Students will continue to develop academic writing skills, focusing on the specifics of English grammar and syntax. Students will continue developing essay writing skills, such as developing and supporting a thesis, transitional statements, and introductions and conclusions. Academic vocabulary continues to develop. Prewriting skills including brainstorming and developing supporting details continue to be explored as well as revision of produced work. Prerequisite: ELI 0500. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 222
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon, Wed, Fri 9:00 am – 9:50 am
ELI - Reading I — 3688
ELI 0600 – 3 credits
Justin R. March

Students will build reading strategies to include scanning, skimming, and clustering techniques. Identifying topics, main ideas, supporting details, and making basic inferences are introduced and expanded upon. Coursework will include building passive and active vocabulary from context, introduction of word families, distinguishing fact and opinion, understanding vocabulary from context clues, decoding skills, and recognizing transitions. This course is intended for students with a greater level of proficiency in a language other than English. Prerequisite: TOEFL, Accuplacer, and/or interview. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 222
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon, Wed, Fri 10:00 am – 10:50 am
ELI - Reading II — 3689
ELI 0650 – 3 credits
Justin R. March

Students will continue to develop reading strategies to include scanning, skimming, and clustering techniques. Identifying topics, main ideas, supporting details, and making basic inferences are introduced and expanded upon. Coursework will include building passive and active vocabulary from context, introduction of word families, distinguishing fact and opinion, understanding vocabulary from context clues, decoding skills, and recognizing transitions. This course is intended for students with a greater level of proficiency in a language other than English. Prerequisite: TOEFL, Accuplacer, and/or interview. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 222
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon, Wed, Fri 10:00 am – 10:50 am
ELI - Speak & Listen I — 3690
ELI 0700 – 3 credits
Nancy A. Jager

Students will improve vocabulary building, pronunciation, and intonation. Based on student level, development of accuracy and fluency in listening and speaking skills including correct word order in spoken English and life skills vocabulary will be addressed. Students will also gain assistance in building aural and oral communication skills and will focus on note taking and dictation. Academic vocabulary and an introduction to simple gerunds and infinitives will be targeted. There is a requirement of two hours of conversational time each week outside of class time which will be arranged individually. This course is intended for students with a greater level of proficiency in a language other than English. Prerequisite: TOEFL, Accuplacer, and/or interview. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 222
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon, Wed, Fri 11:00 am – 11:50 am
ELI - Speak & Listen II — 3692
ELI 0750 – 3 credits
Nancy A. Jager

Students will continue vocabulary building, pronunciation, and intonation continue to be improved upon. Based on student level, the course continues the development of accuracy and fluency in listening and speaking skills including correct word order in spoken English, and further develops life skills vocabulary. Students also will gain assistance in building aural and oral communication skills and focusing on note taking and dictation. There is a requirement of two hours of conversational time each week outside of class time which will be arranged individually. This course also targets academic vocabulary and an introduction to simple gerunds and infinities. Prerequisite: ELI 0700. Master Course Syllabus

Jamestown Campus

Arts & Sciences Center 222
Aug 28 – Dec 21 Mon, Wed, Fri 11:00 am – 11:50 am