English as a Second Language

Name Title Credits School
ESLI 001 Business English Level I 0.00 College of Arts & Sciences
This course is designed to further enhance students' ability to use English to communicate in multicultural business settings.

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ESLI 002 Business English Level II 0.00 College of Arts & Sciences
This course is designed to enhance students' English ability to communicate across multicultural business environments.

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ESLI 003 Business English Level III 0.00 College of Arts & Sciences
This course is designed to further enhance students' ability to use English to communicate in multicultural business settings.

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ESLI 004 Business English Level IV 0.00 College of Arts & Sciences
This course is designed to further enhance students' ability to use English to communicate in multicultural business settings.

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ESLI 005 Business English Level V 0.00 College of Arts & Sciences
This course is designed to further enhance students' ability to use English to communicate in multicultural business settings.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 0-0-0

ESLI 010 Reading & Writing I 0.00 College of Arts & Sciences
Novice Basic English

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ESLI 012 Listening & Speaking I 0.00 College of Arts & Sciences
Novice Basic English

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ESLI 014 Grammar I 0.00 College of Arts & Sciences
Novice Basic English

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ESLI 020 Reading & Writing II 0.00 College of Arts & Sciences
Low Intermediate Basic English

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ESLI 022 Listening & Speaking II 0.00 College of Arts & Sciences
Low Intermediate Basic English

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ESLI 024 Grammar II 0.00 College of Arts & Sciences
Low Intermediate Basic English

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ESLI 030 Reading & Writing III 0.00 College of Arts & Sciences
Mid Intermediate Academic English

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ESLI 032 Listening & Speaking III 0.00 College of Arts & Sciences
Mid Intermediate Academic English

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ESLI 034 Grammar III 0.00 College of Arts & Sciences
Mid Intermediate Academic English

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ESLI 040 Reading & Writing IV 0.00 College of Arts & Sciences
High Intermediate Academic English

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ESLI 042 Listening & Speaking IV 0.00 College of Arts & Sciences
High Intermediate Academic English

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ESLI 044 Grammar IV 0.00 College of Arts & Sciences
High Intermediate Academic English

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ESLI 050 Reading & Writing V 0.00 College of Arts & Sciences
Advanced Academic English

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ESLI 052 Listening & Speaking V 0.00 College of Arts & Sciences
Advanced Academic English

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ESLI 054 Grammar V 0.00 College of Arts & Sciences
Advanced Academic English

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ESLI 068 Basic English 0.00 College of Arts & Sciences


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ESLI 077 Int Reading/Writing 0.00 College of Arts & Sciences
This course offers students instruction to improve their reading and writing skills. In-class work is augmented by computer assisted instruction.

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ESLI 078 Intensive Conv 0.00 College of Arts & Sciences
Students have the opportunity to improve their speaking and listening skills through informal conversation, group work, and individual presentations. This course uses audio and video materials as well as computer-assisted intruction in addition to lectures.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 0-0-0

ESLI 086 Intermed Reading 0.00 College of Arts & Sciences
The course is designed to expand students' reading skills, vocabulary, and command of idioms. Students read and discuss short stories, essays, and news articles.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 0-0-0

ESLI 087 Intermediate Writing 0.00 College of Arts & Sciences
The emphasis of this course is on the conventions of the written language. Students practice writing in a variety of styles.

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ESLI 088 Intermediate Course in Speaking and Listening Comprehension 0.00 College of Arts & Sciences
This course is designed to develop oral fluency, pronunciation, and accent reduction. The use of audio-video materials helps the students develop their listening comprehension skills.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 0-0-0

ESLI 096 Characteristics of American Culture 0.00 College of Arts & Sciences
This course is designed for speakers of English as a second language who wish to improve their conversation as well as their writing and reading skills. The course examines the beliefs, behaviors and experiences that may be unique to the United States. Students will read and discuss various documents (e.g., the Bill of Rights) as well as current essays. In addition, noteworthy TV programs, films, and speeches will be presented in class.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 4-0-0

ESLI 097 Advanced Reading and Writing Course 0.00 College of Arts & Sciences
This course is designed mainly for students who need to prepare themselves for academic writing. Students read and discuss essays and learn the conventions of essay writing through examples and practice.

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ESLI 098 Advanced Course in Speaking and Listening Comprehension 0.00 College of Arts & Sciences
This course emphasizes stress and intonation, and the appropriate use of idioms. Students learn to speak with ease in social, professional, and academic settings. Besides participating in class discussion, students are expected to make formal presentations. The use of audio-visual materials helps the students develop their listening comprehension skills.

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ESLI 100 The Sounds of American English: A Course in Accent Reduction 0.00 College of Arts & Sciences
This course is designed for speakers of English as a second language who are somewhat fluent in English but need to improve their pronunciation skills .Students will have the opportunity to practice the sounds of American English extensively with the guidance of a professional instructor.

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ESLI 101 Introduction to the English Language Institute 0.00 College of Arts & Sciences
A required course for all students attending the English Language Institute during the first semester of study at NYIT. Students will be required to login to the course online with Blackboard and complete all of the modules. Once completed, the student will pass the course. Pass / Fail Laboratory and/or Studio Hours - Course Credits: 0-0-0

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ESLI 110 Technical English 0.00 College of Arts & Sciences


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ESLI 115 The American Cultural Immersion Experience, English through Community Service 0.00 College of Arts & Sciences


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ESLI 120 Thesis Writing/Advanced Research Discourse 0.00 College of Arts & Sciences


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ESLI 130 English Reading for Pleasure 0.00 College of Arts & Sciences


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ESLI 135 English Pronunciation 0.00 College of Arts & Sciences


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ESLI 140 English through Film 0.00 College of Arts & Sciences


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ESLI 145 Public Speaking 0.00 College of Arts & Sciences


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ESLI 155 English for Urban Planning/Architecture 0.00 College of Arts & Sciences


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ESLI 160 Remedial English for ELI Students 0.00 College of Arts & Sciences
This course uses high-interest international content to prepare students for the English academic world, specifically with the EMBA Program at NYIT. The texts and activities encourage students to apply critical thinking skills as they engage in academic reading and writing and listening and speaking tasks across a range of disciplines. Each strand (Reading and Writing, Listening and Speaking) follows a parallel chapter structure that builds from asynchronous online components that include 40 hours of content/lecture and 80 hours of extension/activities.

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ESLI 593 Technical Communication for International Students 0.00 College of Arts & Sciences
To prepare international students for courses taken in their majors and future work in their field of study, students will learn and apply concepts of effective written and oral expression appropriate for careers in the technology and business professions. In addition to modes of technical discourse (definition, description, analysis, interpretation), this course emphasizes strategies for effective business communication in these professions and stylistics of technical communication. Students will also learn how to conduct research using primary and secondary source methods, use the research they have conducted in documentation, and use appropriate citation and format style. Course work includes a computer lab component, oral presentation of final reports using presentation software, and exploration of appropriate technology for technical communication. This is a communications course for students who have English as a second language. Therefore, there will be a focus on application of the principles and skills involved in effective writing, with attention placed on vocabulary, idiom, sentence structure, and general fluency.

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ESLI 595 Technical English 0.00 College of Arts & Sciences
An advanced course that stresses the techniques and forms of scientific and technical writing for ESL students. It is primarily for graduate students who are studying computer science, engineering, environmental technology, and related fields. Students practice writing resumes, reports, manuals, memos, and analysis essays. In addition, students will learn research techniques and write a research paper. Role-playing of job situations increases fluency and confidence.

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ESLI 596 Business English 0.00 College of Arts & Sciences
An advanced course that emphasizes the development of vocabulary and idioms used in the business world. Students also learn research techniques and write a research paper, resume, cover letter, memos, and a proposal. Role-playing of job situations increases fluency and confidence. This course is primarily for students in the M.B.A. program and similar graduate majors, but any qualified student may register for it.

Classroom Hours - Laboratory and/or Studio Hours – Course Credits: 0-0-0

ESLI 597 American Culture in Film 0.00 College of Arts & Sciences
This course introduces ESL students to the various aspects of American culture as depicted in films. The course emphasizes the development of listening comprehension, speaking, and writing skills. Students watch, discuss, and write about films. In addition, they will learn research techniques and write a research paper. This course is recommended for graduate students in communication arts, but any qualified student may register for it.

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ESLI 598 Academic Writing 0.00 College of Arts & Sciences
An advanced course that focuses on the writing conventions expected of students in N. American colleges and universities. Students will learn to write thesis and topic sentences, transition, specific supporting details, introductory and concluding paragraphs. Students will learn research techniques including identifying reliable sources and discriminating between fact and opinion, and will practice writing a research paper. Throughout the semester, sentence structure and grammar rules will be stressed.

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