English as a Second Language (ESL)

Spring 2015

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CAS 085: Practical Writing and Conversational Strategies
January 14 - April 29
Thursdays 6:30pm-9:30pm
Course fee: $800

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This advanced-level course aims to address two specific weak points of graduatelevel and adult English as a Second Language learners: writing style and real-life conversational skills. The writing component of this course will focus on implementable, concrete strategies for improving academic and professional writing; writing assignments relevant to the students' actual current professional development will be assigned. The conversational component of this course will focus on helping students develop fluency and confidence dealing with typical spoken exchanges in workplace and social settings.

How to Register:

Registration for non-matriculated students has been moved online. If this is your first time registering for a course please first create an account at: https://nonmatricapply.ur.rochester.edu/Login.aspx.

Once you create your account instructions will be provided regarding how to register for classes.

If you have previously taken a course at UR or are a current student, please go directly to: https://webreg.its.rochester.edu/prod/web/RchNMRDefault.jsp to register.

After the registration deadline, you will need to register via paper using the following form: Registration Form [pdf].

Contact Information:

For questions relating to course content please contact Rebecca Allen, instructor, rallen16@ur.rochester.edu.

Questions regarding registration may be directed to osp@mail.rochester.edu.