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ECU Language Academy


ESL Classes

Overview

ECULA is a skills-based English program. This means there are separate classes for reading, grammar and writing, listening, and oral communication. Additionally, ECULA is an English for Academic Purposes program, and focuses on improving and using these skills in academic and professional environments.

The core curriculum classes meet five days a week, either on Monday/Wednesday/Friday or Tuesday/Thursday. Additional required courses associated with core courses meet one day per week. Average weekly classtime consists of the following:
  • ESL 0096 Listening Comprehension (6 hours per week, including films)
  • ESL 0097 Oral Communication (7 hours per week, including pronunciation lab)
  • ESL 0098 Reading and Vocabulary (4 hours per week)
  • ESL 0099 Grammar and Writing (6 hours per week)
All courses meet at times and places published at the beginning of the semester. No departure from the established schedule is allowed.



Daily ESL Class Schedule

Days

Morning Activities
9-11:00AM

Afternoon Activities
12-2:00PM

Monday Grammar/Writing Oral Communication
Tuesday Reading/Vocabulary Listening Comprehension
Wednesday Grammar/Writing Oral communication
Thursday Reading/Vocabulary Listening Comprehension
Friday Grammar/Writing Oral Comprehension

Additional Required Activities

Days

Activities

Times

Tuesday Film Series
2-4 pm
Thursday Pronunciation Laboratory
2-3 pm

Additional Optional Activities

Day

Activities

Times

TBD Conversation group
11-12 pm
TBD Peer Tutoring
2-4 pm