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English as a Second Language (ESLA) Courses

ESLA 1300 [1.0 credit]
Introductory English as a Second Language for Academic Purposes

For students with little or no experience with academic English. Introduction to integrated language strategies, critical thinking, and basic research techniques for success at university. Attendance and participation are compulsory.
Prerequisite(s): placement by an approved English language proficiency test, as determined by the School. Not open to native speakers of English.
Six hours a week (one term).

ESLA 1500 [1.0 credit]
Intermediate English as a Second Language for Academic Purposes

For students with moderate experience with academic English. Development and application of academic language conventions, critical thinking and research strategies for success at university. Attendance and participation are compulsory.
Prerequisite(s): grade of C or higher in ESLA 1300 or placement by an approved English language proficiency test, as determined by the School. Not open to native speakers of English.
Six hours a week (one term).

ESLA 1900 [1.0 credit]
Advanced English as a Second Language for Academic Purposes

For students needing further refinement of academic English. Analysis and synthesis of academic texts and consolidation of academic language and research practices. Attendance and participation are compulsory.
Prerequisite(s): grade of C+ or higher in ESLA 1500 or placement by an approved English language proficiency test, as determined by the School. Not open to native speakers of English.
Six hours a week (one term).

ESLA 1905 [1.0 credit]
Advanced English as a Second Language for Engineering Students

ESP (English for Specific Purposes) for students in Engineering and Industrial Design needing further refinement of academic English. Development of technical communication skills: reports, design projects, schematics, and oral presentations appropriate to academic and professional needs. Attendance and participation are compulsory.
Prerequisite(s): grade of C+ or higher in ESLA 1500 or placement by an approved English language proficiency test, as determined by the School. Not open to native speakers of English.
Three hours a week (two terms) or six hours a week (one term).

ESLA 1906 [0.5 credit]
Advanced ESL Writing for Specific Disciplines

Strategies for writing academic papers in specific disciplines. Individual sections limited to students from a specified discipline. Not open to native speakers of English.
Prerequisite(s): permission of the academic unit housing the specified discipline.
Three hours a week plus tutorials one hour a week (one term).

ESLA 2000 [0.5 credit]
English Language Development for Specific Purposes I

For students in designated programs. Designed primarily for students whose first language is not English. Topics to be determined.
Prerequisite(s): permission of the School.
Three hours a week.

ESLA 3000 [0.5 credit]
English Language Development for Specific Purposes II

For students in designated programs. Designed primarily for students whose first language is not English. Topics to be determined.
Prerequisite(s): permission of the School.
Three hours a week.

Summer session: some of the courses listed in this Calendar are offered during the summer. Hours and scheduling for summer session courses will differ significantly from those reported in the fall/winter Calendar. To determine the scheduling and hours for summer session classes, consult the class schedule at central.carleton.ca

Not all courses listed are offered in a given year. For an up-to-date statement of course offerings for the current session and to determine the term of offering, consult the class schedule at central.carleton.ca