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ESL Courses

The Department of University Studies offers two ESL courses for international students (developmental, undergraduate, or graduate) at Kennesaw State University.


ESL 1105 - Grammar Seminar for International Students
(3 Credit Hours, 3 Class Hours, 0 Laboratory Hours) 
Prerequisite:  None

This course is an individualized and small group seminar open to all Kennesaw State University students for whom English is a second language. International students will discuss North American English (NAE) grammar and its academic applications, focusing on those features of the language that are most problematic for second language writers and speakers. The development of editing skills is emphasized.

ESL 1106 – Oral Communication for International Students
(3 Credit Hours 3 Class Hours 0 Laboratory Hours) 

This course is open to all Kennesaw State University students for whom English is a second language. The course is designed to assist intermediate to advanced ESL students improve both their conversation and public speaking skills through small group activities and class presentations. Also, pronunciation practice will play an important role throughout the course in helping students become more confident speakers of North American English (NAE).



For More Information:
Catalogs and entrance testing information are available upon request from the Admissions Office. Class schedules are available from the Office of the Registrar.


Also, this and other important university information can be found on the KSU website at http://www.kennesaw.edu.


Further information and answers to specific questions regarding the ESL Program can be obtained from the Department of University Studies. Please contact David Schmidt.

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