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  • Level 1 (Beginner)
  • Level 2 (Intermediate)
  • Level 3 (Advanced)
  • Level 4 (Proffesional)
  • Level 5 (Business/Executive)

Whatever your level of English is, American School of English will have a program to meet your needs. At the American School of English, five levels of English are taught using a communicative approach with an experienced, well-trained and carefully selected faculty.

The American School of English Program involves ESL (English as a Second Language) and University level courses, from beginner to professional, including: oral communication, advanced composition, creative writing, and professional writing, as well as TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) preparation courses.

Whatever your level of English is, American School of English will have a program to meet your needs. At the American School of English, five levels of English are taught using a communicative approach with an experienced, well-trained and carefully selected faculty.

The American School of English Program involves ESL (English as a Second Language) and University level courses, from beginner to professional, including: oral communication, advanced composition, creative writing, and professional writing, as well as TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) preparation courses.

Enrollment in course levels is determined by proficiency testing or by instructor recommendation.

Instructions are delivered in a class and workshop setting, with special attention given to individual needs.

Students will improve listening skills and oral fluency through discussion, role playing, interviews, oral presentations, and auditory activities using various media.

In addition to studying English, students also study research, persuasion and oral discourse in ways that challenge and develop their reading and thinking abilities.

American School of English also provides customized, tailor- made language courses for your business needs (IT, legal, business, etc.)

Level 1 (Beginner)

Prerequisites - None ESL 098 English Basics

Duration - 4 or 8 weeks - 16 hrs of instruction per week

This course is designed for students whose native language is not English, who have minimal training in English and want to improve their English communication skills. Instruction includes integration of reading, writing, listening and speaking.

ENG 099 Elementary Competency

This begining ESL course emphasizes elementary competency in standard writen English with a focus on basic grammar, writing skills, reading and vocabulary skills. Instruction will also include vocabulary and reading skills neces- sary for success in introductory academic English. Furthermore, this course emphasizes the acquisition of simple reading skills, expansion of receptive and productive vocabulary and comprehen- sion of short, adapted reading selections. Simple reading skills practice includes previewing, finding the main idea, simple outlin- ing, scaning and detecting sequence. Vocabulary building focuses on word formation, determining meaning of words in context, usage rules and introduction to the use of basic prefixes and suffix- es in the prediction of meaning.


Level 2 (Intermediate)

Prerequisites - Placement at high intermediate level of proficiency tests, or permission of program coordinator

Duration - 4 or 8 weeks 16 - 32 hrs of instruction per week

ESL 100 Reading Comprehension

The course emphasizes the development of reading comprehension of authentic, nonfiction material at the upper intermediate level and includes vocabulary study and discussions of current events in rela- tions to American culture.

ESL 120 Integrated Skills

The course is designed to promote fundamental fluency in all skills through extensive reading, writing and oral activities where the prima- ry emphasis is on meaning and comprehension. Students will read novels and write and revise a semester-long project on a topic of personal nature. Discussion, small group work, and email will play important roles.

ESL 125 Multi Skills I

The course at the upper intermediate level aims to develop fluency in all skills through extensive reading, writing and discussion. Internet resources will be used.

ESL 138 Pronunciation

The course aims to raise awareness of major pronunciation difficulties encountered by non-native speakers of English with opportunities for individual and group practice of specific aspects which hinder commu- nication.


Level 3 (Advanced)

Prerequisites - Either ESL 100 or ESL 120 with grade of C- or better, or placement at low advanced level on proficiency test, or permission of program coordinator

Duration - 4 or 8 weeks 16 - 32 hrs of instruction per week

ESL 130 Advanced I - Integrated Skills

This course builds on the fluency gained in ESL 120. It is designed to promote development of clarity and completeness in student’s oral and written expression through extensive reading. Students will carry out a written research project related to a theme of their own choosing. The project will bring together data collected through library research and interviews. Discussion and small group work will play an important role.

ESL 145 Multi Skills II

This course at the higher level, stresses the development of all skills, with particular emphasis on reading and writing. Instruction in class and workshop setting, with special attention given to individual needs.

ESL 158 Orak Communication

This course emphasizes the skills needed for effective communication in social and academic settings. Students will improve listening skills and oral fluency through discussion, role play, interviews, oral presen- tations and aural activities using various media.

ESL 201 Advanced II Reading/Writing

This course emphasizes the continuing development of reading and writing through the process approach. It includes informal writing, paraphrasing, summarizing, as well as essay writing. Students will focus on revising their writing and editing for correctness.


Level 4 (Proffesional)

Prerequisites - Advanced level completed, or permission of program coordinator

Duration - 4 or 8 weeks 16 - 32 hrs of instruction per week

ENG 101 College Composition

This course emphasizes college level essay writing with a particular focus on the writing process. Students draft, revise, and edit multiple essays. They also study research, persuasion and oral discourse in ways that challenge and develop their reading and thinking abilities.

ENG 200 Advanced Composition

This course focuses on written analysis, oral discourse, argument and research. Assignments develop depth and proficiency in using language. Basic composition skills are assumed.

ENG 213 Creative Writing

This course is delivered in a workshop approach for students interested in doing original writing of short fiction, poetry and drama. Emphasis is on reading and analytical discussion of student’s work.

ENG 250 Professional Communication

This course concentrates on practical business and professional commu- nication skills, including writing, speaking and listening. Emphasis is on clarity, organization, format, appropriate language, and consideration of target audience, for both written and oral assignments.


Level 5 (Business/Executive)

Prerequisites - Advanced level completed, or permission of program coordinator

Duration - 4 or 8 weeks 16 - 32 hrs of instruction per week

ENG 251 Technical Writing

This course concentrates on the writing and speaking skills necessary for the technologies. Emphasis is on preparation, organization, targeted effective use of format, supplements and visuals. Accuracy, clarity, economy and precision are stressed for both written and oral assignments.

BSAD 200 Business Communication

This course is designed to help develop strong oral and written communication skills. The student will be given opportunities to practice writing and editing professional correspondence. Additionally, the student will compose and deliver oral presentations. Assignments will include the use of inductive and deduc- tive approaches to conveying a variety of messages and applying the rules for proper grammar and punctuation.

ASE 200 Communication Skills for Managers

This course provides the study of basic principles of communications, as well as their practical implementation. Also, it includes introduction to tools and theo- ries of public speaking and presenting to an audience. After the completion of the course, you will be able to: Understand the difference between interpersonal, public and mass communication. Acquire the skills of interpersonal communication. Recognize and implement non-verbal communication. Develop eficient skills in group communication. Develop listening skills. Create different types of speech. Understand the main principle of successful leadership. Learn the techniques of team-building. Become aware of the communication mechanisms, perceptions and relations.