Depending on placement during the admission process, students will complete 0 to 6 credits in ESL. Students can take 3 additional credits in ESL. Credits earned in ESL can be counted toward the completion of the CORE Requirement in Humanities and/or in Global Culture.
The BSU English Department offers the following ESL courses:
ENSL 101 Elementary English as a Second Language I:This is a course for students who have learned English as an additional language and are currently studying at BSU where English is the medium of instruction. The course focuses on developing skills in English for Academic Purposes (EAP), including reading, writing, language and academic vocabulary, comprehension listening, researching, and applying EAP skills to students own subjects. The course provides students with opportunities to pause and reflect on their language use, to become more aware of their own communication style, and to contemplate language learning strategies that work best for them.
Writing 101 Targeted Language Section Section 1 and 2:By intensive practice in composing persuasive texts, writers explore various techniques for discovering, developing and organizing ideas in relation to rhetorical context. Special attention is given to developing an effective writing process and an awareness of the relationships among text, audience and purpose.
For more information on BSU courses, please consult the course catalogue found at: http://catalog.bridgew.edu/.
To register for classes at BSU, please contact the registrar's office at 508.531.1231.
Last Modified: April 11, 2013