What's it like to take an English for Multilingual Speakers (EMLS) credit course? Reza Babaee, a University of Waterloo PhD student, shares his experiences taking EMLS credit courses for graduate students. 

English for Multilingual Speakers (EMLS) credit courses for graduate students

English Language Studies offers EMLS credit courses (formerly English as a Second Language (ESL) credit courses) for University of Waterloo graduate students whose dominant language is not English and who want to improve their English language skills.

  • All courses are four hours per week for 12 weeks.
  • No additional tuition fees are required.
  • Students are graded on a credit/non-credit basis. A numerical grade is not indicated on transcripts.
  • Times and locations of courses are listed on the Quest graduate schedule of classes.