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English Courses by the American English Language Institute (UCAELI) and International Teaching Assistant Services (ITA)

Spring 2018 Enrollment Deadline – January 13, 2018

ITA Courses are 8 week courses offered in the Fall and Spring semesters. In order to be eligible for the ITA courses you must be recommended for the course by the ITA department after taking the microteaching test.

 

Course Schedule

ITA Pronunciation (Fall 2017) Mon/Wed 2:00pm – 3:30 pm 9/11/2017 – 11/15/2017
ITA Advanced Oral Communication (Fall 2017) Tue/Thu 8:00am – 9:15am 9/12/2017 – 11/16/2017

 

ITA Advanced Oral Communication

Fall 2017 09/12/2017 – 11/16/2017
Tuesday & Thursday 
Time: 8:00am – 9:15am
Fee: Free for first semester; $150 for additional semesters
Location: ITE 125
Instructor: Jeannie Slayton

Enrollment Deadline: September 1, 2017

Register for the ITA Advanced Oral Communication course

This course will help participants develop the speaking skills needed to convey their ideas clearly when presenting in front of an audience. Students will practice giving presenting information relevant to their field of study and be actively involved in self-assessment and peer assessment.


ITA Pronunciation

Fall 2017 09/11/2017 – 11/15/2017
Monday & Wednesday 
Time: 2:00pm – 3:30pm
Fee: Free for first semester; $150 for additional semesters
Location: Whetten Graduate Center Room (WGC) 303
Instructor: Pat Bresnahan

Enrollment Deadline: September 1, 2017

Register for the ITA Pronunciation course

In this course, students will develop tools to work on their pronunciation both in and out of class. The goal is not to eliminate a foreign accent, but instead to have a command of spoken English that will enable participants to convey and understand intended meanings and attitudes. Content can be adapted to suit the group’s needs.