ELI 392 - Topics in English for Non-native Speakers
Section: 001 Academic Vocabulary Development
Term: FA 2008
Subject: English Language Institute (ELI)
Department: LSA English Language Institute
Credit Exclusions:
A maximum of four ELI credits may be counted toward a degree.
Waitlist Capacity:
May not be repeated for credit.
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The purpose of this course is to help students understand and use vocabulary at university level. For General Academic Purposes it concentrates upon: (1) The Academic Word List - words identified to be particularly important in university writing and speech. Classes focus on academic texts rich in these words. (2)Idioms, phrases and abbreviations frequent in academic discourse. (3) Roots and affixes used in technical vocabulary.

For your Specific Subject-Matter it helps you use specialist computer-based dictionary, thesaurus, corpus, and concordance resources to expand your specialist terminology, understanding and using these words appropriately. A general goal is to help you develop learning strategies to continue increasing your vocabulary and to be able to use web-based tools to ensure that you use this academic language appropriately.

ELI 392 - Topics in English for Non-native Speakers
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001 (LEC)
MW 4:00PM - 5:00PM
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