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English for Multilingual Speakers (EMLS) 601R Speaking English for Professional Purposes (0.00) LEC
Course ID: 012351
A focus on speaking, pronunciation, vocabulary, and listening skills helps second language speakers of English in both academic and professional contexts. The course targets pronunciation errors that prevent comprehensibility and develops delivery skills for teaching, presenting papers, and defending theses. It includes strategies for reducing errors in speech and improving listening comprehension.
English for Multilingual Speakers (EMLS) 602R Scholarly Writing in English (0.00) LEC
Course ID: 012153
Designed specifically for graduate students for whom English is not the first language, English 602R introduces the skills and knowledge required to write a variety of informative and persuasive documents, both at university and at work. A primary goal is to enhance students' ability to write for readers with varying levels of technical knowledge. To that end, the course focuses not only on vocabulary building (including idioms) but also on clear, concise and correct communication.
English for Multilingual Speakers (EMLS) 612R Professional Writing for Engineers (0.00) LEC
Course ID: 012222
Designed specifically for graduate students for whom English is not the first language, English 612R introduces the skills and knowledge required to write a variety of documents frequently required of engineers both at university and at work. The course goals are to teach the conventions of professional documents, increase vocabulary, and enhance the writer's ability to write clearly, concisely, and correctly.
English for Multilingual Speakers (EMLS) 621R Speaking Effectively About Your Research (0.00) LEC
Course ID: 015647
Designed specifically for graduate students whose first language is not English, this course supports students in developing their communicative competence in oral assignments directly related to their graduate thesis work. Through oral-defense scenarios, students will receive extensive feedback on their speaking, listening, and paralinguistic skills to develop greater confidence in their thesis proposals, comprehensive exams, and thesis defenses.
English for Multilingual Speakers (EMLS) 622R Thesis Writing in English (0.00) SEM
Course ID: 015349
This course develops the skills and knowledge required to write theses and journal articles. A guided analysis of academic texts clarifies disciplinary conventions. Written assignments are directly related to the student's research work, and feedback is customized. [Notes: This course is not open to fluent writers of English. It is recommended, but not required, that students take EMLS 602R: Scholarly Writing in English before they take EMLS 622R. It is recommended that students take EMLS 622R close to the time they write their theses. Graded on a CR/NCR basis.]