The program is conducted a total of 18 to 22.5 hours per week.
Prerequisites: Advanced General English-GE700 passing grade or satisfactory score on the placement test.
** Check the academic calendar to see when this course will be available.
Lexical expansion will be offered through systematic and imaginative strategies.
Students will learn techniques for understanding vocabulary from context, collocations, and words with multiple meanings.
Much emphasis will be placed on idiomatic expressions that reflect contemporary North American usage.
The presentation of the vocabulary will be done in realistic contexts in order to allow students to perceive nuances between idioms.
Students will be encouraged to apply the lexicon to their own lives, making vocabulary and idioms more relevant and useful.