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English Language Competency - Intermediate

20-140-6 Certificate (C) 15 Credits Not Financial Aid Eligible Location*: Appleton

*Some general education courses may be available at multiple locations.

If you are an English Language Learner with basic English skills and you want to continue building your grammar, writing, listening and speaking skills, this certificate can help you get there. Your training includes personal attention and support from your instructors. Cultural field trips can help you learn about the community. After you successfully complete this program, you can enroll in the advanced level certificate.

COURSE LIST

Course Title
Course Number
Credits
English Writing Intermediate
10-861-136
3
Provides comprehensive language training focusing on further developing communication, writing skills and cultural awareness necessary for English language learners to prepare for college-level technical programs. Prepares students from an intermediate to advanced level of language proficiency. Writing and grammar as well as study skills will be emphasized. New students, prior to registration contact 920-735-2443 in Appleton or 920-236-6183 in Oshkosh for an assessment to determine your proficiency in English.
English Listening & Speaking Intermediate
10-861-116
3
Provides comprehensive language training focusing on further developing communication, writing skills and cultural awareness necessary for English language learners to prepare for college-level technical programs. Prepares students from an intermediate to advanced level of language proficiency. Listening and speaking skills as well as study skills will be emphasized. New students, prior to registration contact 920-735-2443 in Appleton or 920-236-6183 in Oshkosh for an assessment to determine your proficiency in English.
English Grammar Intermediate
10-861-109
3
Introduce Intermediate- to High Intermediate-level grammar concepts for the Intermediate-level ELL students. Students will learn to analyze and use the grammatical structures of English. New students, prior to registration contact 920-735-2443 in Appleton or 920-236-6183 in Oshkosh for an assessment to determine your proficiency in English.

Select a total of 6 credits from these options

English American Language and Culture: Part 1
10-861-105
3
During this class you will be working on the skills that promote stronger language abilities, i.e. speaking, listening, reading and writing. In addition, you will also be strengthening the skills needed to be a successful university student, i.e. note-taking, critical thinking and classroom participation. The course also provides an opportunity to explore American Culture through Multi Media (film, television, periodicals and music). We will be discussing class, race, education and gender roles in society. New students, prior to registration contact 920-735-2443 in Appleton or 920-236-6183 in Oshkosh for an assessment to determine your proficiency in English.
English for American Business
10-861-107
3
Provides comprehensive language training focusing on expanding American Business English vocabulary and the general knowledge of the American Business and entrepreneurship culture necessary for English language learners to prepare for college-level business and marketing programs. The emphasis is on the improvement of reading American business texts and other materials, the expansion of business and professional vocabulary, and the development of professional and business writing. The participation in field trips to local businesses will allow learners to test their language skills acquired through the coursework. New students, prior to registration contact 920-735-2443 in Appleton or 920-236-6183 in Oshkosh for an assessment to determine your proficiency in English.
English Terminology-Microsoft Office Suite
10-861-156
2
Provides the review of the terminology related to Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint. Offered as a bridge course to MS Office Suite Intro, this course introduces the IT language and terms characteristic of the most popular computer business applications required on the job and in all technical college business certificate and AAS programs. Students will develop a dictionary of IT terminology. New students, prior to registration contact 920-735-2443 in Appleton or 920-236-6183 in Oshkosh for an assessment to determine your proficiency in English.
English Reading Intermediate
10-861-126
3
Provides comprehensive language training focusing on further developing communication, writing skills and cultural awareness necessary for English language learners to prepare for college-level technical programs. Prepares students from an intermediate to advanced level of language proficiency. Reading and vocabulary skills as well as study skills will be emphasized. New students, prior to registration contact 920-735-2443 in Appleton or 920-236-6183 in Oshkosh for an assessment to determine your proficiency in English.
English TOEFL/TOEIC Preparation
10-861-131
3
Familiarizes students with the English language skills, academic skills and testing strategies necessary to prepare them for the TOEFL iBT or TOEIC. Reading, speaking, listening and writing skills are taught in the context of the standardized ELL tests. New students, prior to registration contact 920-735-2443 in Appleton or 920-236-6183 in Oshkosh for an assessment to determine your proficiency in English.
English Pronunciation Intermediate
10-861-121
3
For those who want to learn English as a foreign language, students will develop and refine pronunciation to help prepare them for academic programs. Designed to improve vowel clarification, consonant reproduction, intonation, stress, blends and reductions. New students, prior to registration contact 920-735-2443 in Appleton or 920-236-6183 in Oshkosh for an assessment to determine your proficiency in English.
English Terminology-Written Communication
10-861-161
2
Teaches the writing process from the English as a foreign language perspective, focuses on grammatical and stylistic aspects in prewriting, drafting and revising. In this credit course, students analyze audience and purpose, research and organize ideas and format and design documents based on subject matter and content. Students will complete customized dictionary of written communication terms.
English Terminology-Oral Communication
10-861-158
2
Focuses on developing professional terminology in various communication skills from a language learner perspective, including speaking and listening. In this credit course, students learn to understand cultural differences in intrapersonal/interpersonal and nonverbal communication skills and practice through oral presentations and group activities. Students will complete customized dictionary of communication terms. New students, prior to registration contact 920-735-2443 in Appleton or 920-236-6183 in Oshkosh for an assessment to determine your proficiency in English.
English Terminology-Introduction to Business
10-861-153
2
Provides linguistic and socio-cultural assistance to ELL students who are in Introduction to Business course, which focuses on the responsibilities connected with operating a business from both organizational and managerial view points and examines the role of government. ELL students learn the language related to a variety of activities in the world of business.
English Terminology-Healthcare
10-861-157
2
Provides linguistic assistance to students who are non-native speakers of English so that they can have full comprehension of the classroom and laboratory instruction and supervised clinical practice in local health care institutions. Assists students to complete the course successfully and prepares students for the certification exam at the end of the course.
English Terminology for Accuplacer Math
10-861-165
1
Prepare English Language Learners (ELL) for the Accuplacer Math Tests used by colleges to place students into appropriate courses. This course provides linguistic assistance to the students to understand a variety of concepts such as basic arithmetic, college-level mathematics and elementary algebraic concepts that are measured on Accuplacer Math Tests. The students will also learn how to take the test and improve their test scores. New students, prior to registration, contact 920-735-2443 in Appleton or 920-236-6183 in Oshkosh for an assessment to determine your proficiency in English
English Terminology for Accuplacer English
10-861-149
1
Prepares English language learners for the ACCUPLACER tests used by colleges to place students in appropriate courses. This course specializes in the language section of the ACCUPLACER tests, i.e., Reading Comprehension and Sentence Skills. The students will learn how to take the test and improve their test scores while getting more efficient at English language skills.
English Online Language Lab - Intermediate
10-861-188
1
Provides students with the flexibility of working at their own pace. Students will practice reading, writing, speaking and listening through intuitive, interactive, and visually engaging activities. The Online Language Lab effectively utilizes dynamic immersion to accelerate language learning which includes live, interactive coaching sessions with native speakers. The online activities also encourage students to interact and use their new language skills. New students prior to registration need to contact 920-735-2443 in Appleton or 920-236-6183 in Oshkosh for an assessment to determine your proficiency level in English.

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