Tompkins Cortland Community College

ESL 103 - English as a Second Language II

This course is designed for non-native speakers of English who have excellent conversational skills in English, but who need to improve their academic English skills before entering a full program of study at a college or university. Students develop their skills in listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills using college level materials. Particular emphasis is placed on being able to complete basic academic writing such as the essays in different rhetorical modes. Substantial outside preparation and lab or online work are required. Prerequisites: Appropriate assessment test score or completion of ESL 101 with a grade of C or better. 8 Cr. (8 Lec.) Fall and spring semesters.