Aug 11, 2020  
2020-2021 Shepherd University Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Shepherd University Catalog
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IELP 096 - English for Non-Native Speakers

(3cr; no degree credit) This high-intermediate class is a whole language based course in which students are assigned speaking, reading, and writing assignments of various genres and lengths. The course is designed to help students develop the fluency, focus, analytical skills needed to become successful college students.

This course focuses on sharpening the language skills involved in writing at the college level. These include those necessary for preparatory reading and research, comprehension and critical thinking, organization, and presentation of main and supporting thoughts, and correct use of technical language. Course content is aimed at ESL students who are at the intermediate level of developmental work. Upon completion of the course, students will be able to draft and revise coherent, well-developed and well-organized essays and presentations for entry into a regular university degree program.



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