English for Academic and Professional Purposes
Self-Directed English Language Goals
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Pre-arrival Placement Program
Tulane's free program for incoming international students introduces you to the academic language of American university life. Regardless of your country of origin, adjusting to university life is often a challenging experience. This two-week course is designed to give you a chance to interact in English with your Tulane peers so that you have the confidence and preparation to perform at your best. It can be completed online at your residence during a two-week summer session. Email Robert Connor, PhD at LearnEng@tulane.edu for more information.
- Undergraduate Students Online Program: May 14-25, 2018
- Graduate Students Online Program: July 16-27, 2018
Intensive & Non-Credit (INC) English Program
The INC English program is designed to meet the continuing English language needs of Tulane University affiliates inside and outside of traditional undergraduate degree programs for students who have a first language other than English.
The INC English curriculum is presented in one month long intensive blocks which include an orientation and skill assessment specific to the area of language development for their particular course. All courses offered focus on the four modalities of language development: writing, speaking, listening and reading.
There is a full-time option with 21 contact hours per week and a part-time option that offers up to 10 hours per week. All courses include: Individual work assignments, group work, projects and presentations. Classes focus on basic course content and additionally include useful skills such as: Reading In Depth, American English Conversation, Idioms in American Life and Grammar for Communication.
Classes run both during the day and evening and are split between the Uptown and Downtown campuses
Who: International Students of any level (graduate or undergraduate) who find that they need additional intensive work focusing on English language development.
Dates: Session 1-2018: January 18th – March 15th, 2018
Session 2-2018: April 3rd – May 1st, 2018
Session 3-2018: July 9th – July 27, 2018
Session 4-2018: July 30th – August 17th, 2018
Session 5-2018: September 3- September 21, 2018
Session 6-2018: October 1 – October 19, 2018
Session 7-2018: October 29- November 16, 2018
Session 8-2018: November 26 – December 14, 2018
Credits: Non-Credit courses
Tuition Cost: $525 per block for full-time, or $50 per teaching hour for part-time (roughly $150 for a class that meets 3 times a week for a month)
Sign up for information at this link: https://tinyurl.com/IncE2018
New Orleans College Connection
The New Orleans College Connection is a four-week program on Tulane University’s campus specifically created for a cohort of 10-20 international high school students. Students will be able to experience first-hand U.S. university classrooms and discussions, tour a diverse range of college campuses in the greater New Orleans area, learn about the admissions process, and participate in high-quality and high-intensity English learning programs to prepare them for U.S. higher education academics.
The programs goal is to efficiently develop and perfect the skills essential for the ultimate success at a university level. Students will be exposed to all skill areas and experience content courses in the context of university life.
Course offerings will include the following: Academic Reading, Writing Descriptive Writing, Writing with a Purpose, Intensive Writing, Science Writing, College Composition, Academic Discourse, Scientific Discourse, Reading Groups and Conversation Partners. All courses will be taught by Tulane University faculty and replicate the actual requirements and protocol followed within a university classroom.
Who: International High School Students ages 15-17 who have an intermediate level of English proficiency and approximately 3 years of English Language study.
Dates: June 25-July 13, 2018
Housing: On-campus housing available
Credits: Non-Credit courses
Cost: $5,500 which includes most expenses other than airfare
Follow this link to express your interest: https://tinyurl.com/NOCC2018
Interested students should submit an interest form by February 15. You will then receive an application to complete by March 15.
- See INC English programs above
- EAPP 1000: August 27 - December 7, 2017
- EAPP 1050: August 27 - December 7, 2017
- SCEN 7650 Speaking for ITA's: August 27 - December 7, 2017
- Special MBA and Law Program: Fall
- Non-credit Continuing Enrichment Program: See INC English programs above