Teaching English as a Foreign Language - General Academic Vocabulary

Course Code
ELP 206  Credits
Title General Academic Vocabulary 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description This course moves students’ vocabulary from the frequency word lists to the general service academic word lists. Students will continue to focus on the pronunciation, spelling, and meanings of words across all language skill areas. Students will also continue to develop strategies for guessing the meanings of unfamiliar words from context and for looking up the meanings, spellings, and pronunciations of words in a dictionary. Students will begin to look at nonliteral usages of words, such as idiomatic expressions, similes, and metaphors. Students will begin to consider the origins of words. B or higher in ELP 106 and instructor permission OR placement test and instructor permission required.