Preview Workflow

The CIM Courses system will be down temporarily undergoing routine maintenance.

Viewing: EFL 0055 : Applied Language Seminar

Last approved: Thu, 11 Jun 2015 08:26:40 GMT

Last edit: Fri, 29 May 2015 17:26:37 GMT

Programs referencing this course
Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
English for Academic Purposes (EAP)
Applied Language Seminar
Applied Language Seminar
Summer 2015
Course Type
Default Grading Method
Credit/No Credit Mode




Frequency of Offering

Term(s) Offered

Are there Course Equivalents?
Fee Type


Seminar offered in conjunction with EFL 0050/0060, providing a context for applying the academic skills of listening/speaking and reading/writing. Focus on socialization into graduate study at a U.S. institution and on observing, analyzing, and acquiring the language of discipline-specific discourse situations. Instructional activities have a usage-based focus and include content-focused site visits, workshops, and task-based assignments. Seminar also includes a two-hour content-based discussion section each week.
- Acquire grammatical structures and vocabulary common in academic and professional English and practice them through speaking and writing - Improve critical thinking skills through participation in class discussion and oral question formation sessions, and through completing writing assignments - Observe professional interactions and analyze how language is used to express key meanings in vocabulary and grammar - Prepare and deliver academic presentations and speeches within the contexts of group discussions, debates, and public speaking - Express opinions, using carefully constructed academic arguments and appropriate evidence, through speaking and writing
Uploaded a Course Syllabus

Course Attribute

jbb (Wed, 27 May 2015 01:43:41 GMT): Rollback: I've copied the learning outcomes into Courseleaf from syllabus. Please add to syllabus brief indications of what topics or materials will be assigned each week.
twilson (Thu, 28 May 2015 21:11:03 GMT): Rollback: please make necessary edits and resubmit to workflow
Key: 9915