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Winter Academic Term 2001 Course Guide

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Courses in English Language Institute

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Winter Term, 2001 (January 4 April 26)

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ELI 300. Writing and Grammar in Academic Contexts.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Susan M Reinhart (susanrei@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. A maximum of four ELI credits may be counted toward a degree. No credit granted to those who have completed or are enrolled in ELI 100. (2). (Excl).

Credits: (2).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

This course is designed for students who need improvement in both writing skills and grammatical accuracy to perform successfully in academic work. There is instruction and practice including short text-types, paragraph writing, extended definitions, introductions and practice including short text-types, paragraph writing, extended definitions, introductions and data commentary; grammatical focus is on article usage, tense choice, transition works, and relative clauses.

In-class work comprises individual and small group writing exercises. Students also meet in small groups several times during the academic term for self- and peer correcting; individual conferences with the instructor are also scheduled.

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ELI 312. Spoken and Written Grammar in Academic Contexts.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Carolyn Madden

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. A maximum of four ELI credits may be counted toward a degree. (1). (Excl).

Credits: (1).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

This course is designed for students who need improvement in both writing skill and grammatical accuracy to perform successfully in academic work. Short text-types introduced and practiced include paragraph writing, extended definitions, introduction and data commentary; grammatical structures such as tense and voice usage, articles, relative clauses, and patterns of cohension. Focus will be accurate use of grammer in both written ans spoken contexts.

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ELI 320. Writing for Academic Purposes I.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Dyer, Reinhart

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. A maximum of four ELI credits may be counted toward a degree. (1). (Excl).

Credits: (1).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

This course is designated for students who need to improve their writing skills to perform successfully in academic work. There is instruction and practice in the writing of a range of texts for academic purposes, e.g., extended definitions, introductions, descriptions of processes, and data commentaries. Emphasis is placed on raising awareness of text-types and style related to particular disciplines and developing skills and strategies to provide cohesive and coherent academic writing.

In class activities include individual and small group writing tasks. Short text types are assigned each week and students are expected to rewrite in response to the editing comments. Students meet individually with instructor throughout the term.

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ELI 320. Writing for Academic Purposes I.

Section 002.

Instructor(s): Judith Ann Dyer

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. A maximum of four ELI credits may be counted toward a degree. (1). (Excl).

Credits: (1).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

No Description Provided.

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ELI 320. Writing for Academic Purposes I.

Section 003.

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. A maximum of four ELI credits may be counted toward a degree. (1). (Excl).

Credits: (1).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

No Description Provided.

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ELI 320. Writing for Academic Purposes I.

Section 004.

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. A maximum of four ELI credits may be counted toward a degree. (1). (Excl).

Credits: (1).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

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ELI 321. Writing for Academic Purposes II.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Feak (roann@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. A maximum of four ELI credits may be counted toward a degree. (1). (Excl).

Credits: (1).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

This course is designed to improve students' organization and coherence in longer pieces of writing. Specifically, students learn to recognize and employ in their own writing patterns of organization such as comparison/contrast and cause/effect; appropriate academic argumentation; conciseness; and other features that contribute to a smooth flow of ideas in formal academic writing.

In class work includes individuals and small group exercises and shorter pieces of writing. A longer paper (6-8 pages) revised through several drafts is the major out-of-class assignment; shorter pieces are also done as homework.

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ELI 321. Writing for Academic Purposes II.

Section 002.

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. A maximum of four ELI credits may be counted toward a degree. (1). (Excl).

Credits: (1).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

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ELI 333. Interactive Listening and Communication.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Theresa N Rohlck, Dyer

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. A maximum of four ELI credits may be counted toward a degree. (1). (Excl).

Credits: (1).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

With a focus on academic English as a Second Language, this course will emphasize the development of effective listening strategies. It will feature communicative exchanges in classroom, seminar, discussion session, and laboratory reporting settings. Work will follow a format, which uses interactive task activities involving all class members as either a speaker/responder or a listener/responder in a variety of presentations and follow-up question-and-answer interactions.

Class members are expected to be active participants and fully involved as listener and speaker. Careful listening to the viewpoints of others and respect for the opinions of others is stressed. Students study aspects of speech organization and discourse markers, and effective speech presentation skills through small group analysis of video segments.

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ELI 333. Interactive Listening and Communication.

Section 002.

Instructor(s): Judith Ann Dyer

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. A maximum of four ELI credits may be counted toward a degree. (1). (Excl).

Credits: (1).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

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ELI 334. Speaking in Academic Contexts.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Susan M Reinhart (susanrei@umich.edu)

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. A maximum of four ELI credits may be counted toward a degree. (1). (Excl).

Credits: (1).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

This course is designed for students who need to improve their presenting and discussion skills in order to perform successfully in their academic work. Course material includes: academic discussion, summarizing, paraphrasing, and organizing and giving oral presentations.

In-class work will include presenting definitions, organizing presentations, and paraphrasing and summarizing in small groups. Videotaped presentations will be critiqued in small groups and on an individual basis with the instructor.

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ELI 334. Speaking in Academic Contexts.

Section 002.

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. A maximum of four ELI credits may be counted toward a degree. (1). (Excl).

Credits: (1).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

No Description Provided.

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ELI 338. Voice and Articulation.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Brenda Prouser Imber (prousimb@umich.edu), Dyer

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. A maximum of four ELI credits may be counted toward a degree. (1). (Excl).

Credits: (1).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

This intermediate/advanced pronunciation and public speaking course works on both specific sounds and features of voice and articulation. Students work on global "pronunciation elements" of public speaking (i.e. short monologues) and interactive report and discussion dialogues. Work includes both pre-planned speaking styles and extemporaneous speaking styles. The goal is see to enhance non-native speaker accuracy. Rapid overview of the English vowel and consonant sound systems and selective features of phrasing, stress, rhythm, and intonation. Speaking activity tasks that feature a variety of language functions: personal-topic "conversational" talks; "story-telling" narrative talks; "how to..." description, informational, and persuasive talks; small group panel presentations in issues and answers, problems and solutions; etc. One-on-one tutorials and individual self-study home and laboratory work supplement class sessions and half class sessions.

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ELI 338. Voice and Articulation.

Section 002.

Prerequisites & Distribution: Permission of instructor. A maximum of four ELI credits may be counted toward a degree. (1). (Excl).

Credits: (1).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

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ELI 381. ITA Communication Skills.

Section 001.

Instructor(s): Imber

Prerequisites & Distribution: ITA screening and permission of instructor. A maximum of four ELI credits may be counted toward a degree. (1). (Excl). Offered mandatory credit/no credit.

Credits: (1).

Course Homepage: No Homepage Submitted.

This course is designed for and restricted to international graduate students who are not native speakers of English and who are being considered for teaching assistantships at the University. The purpose of this course is to improve the students' command of English for teaching purposes and to broaden their range of communication strategies in the classroom, lab, and affine hour. We will discuss how teaching contexts differ and, as a consequence, what language and teaching behaviors are appropriate for each. Students will engage in tasks to expand their repertoire communication skills through videotaped micro-teaching sessions, role-plays, and discussions.

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