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Spring Course Offerings

2021 Spring Semester: Feb 1- May 7

Session A: Feb 1- Mar 19 | Session B: Mar 22- May 7

IALC 2302: Adv. Integrated English Skills
[Monday & Wednesday 8:00 AM - 11:00 AM (EST)]

This project-based course will guide students to become editor-in-chief of a digital publication they create themselves, from concept to completion. By completing small projects every week, students will be exercising writing, speaking, listening, reading, and grammar skills, which will strengthen their English proficiency. Special emphasis is on employing the structure and conventions of various genres, varying the tone, style and register according to addressee, text type and theme. Class meets synchronously on Mondays and asynchronously on Wednesdays. (CEFR B2-C1)

IALC 2306: Comprehensive University Prep1
[Tuesday & Thursday 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM (EST)]

This course introduces techniques for listening actively to academic lectures, taking effective notes, and formulating opinions based on content. Special emphasis is on extracting main ideas, learning different note-taking strategies, summarizing information, and sharpening their critical thinking and comprehension skills. Sessions A & B are available. (CEFR B1-B2)

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IALC 2200: Special Topics
[Monday & Wednesday 7:00 PM - 8:30PM (EST)]

This course is designed to enhance students’ communication competence on a variety of topics. Special emphasis is on practicing discussions and delivering speeches on topics of their interests. Sessions A & B are available. (CEFR A2-C1)

IALC 2410: Introduction to Intercultural Communication
[Tuesday 8:00 AM-11:00 AM (EST)]

This course is intended for culturally and linguistically diverse learners and introduces basic concepts, skills, and strategies to identify and manage cultural and academic expectations in the US. Special emphasis is on exploiting students’ awareness of similarities and differences between cultures for successful intercultural communication in both the personal and professional domains. (CEFR B2-C1)

IALC 2409: New York: Issues and Events
[Friday 8:00 AM-11:00 AM (EST)]

This course is designed for students to explore current issues related to the politics, culture, faiths, and people of one of the world’s most fascinating and recognized urban centers. Special emphasis is on expressing opinions with precision and writing short essays or reports that develop an argument systematically with appropriate highlighting of significant points. (CEFR B1-B2)

Pronunciation Workshop (Meeting Days | Times TBA)

Pronunciation Workshop provides an intensive review of English pronunciation for learners at all levels. Open to all currently enrolled IALC and Fordham students. (Mixed Levels)

Grammar Workshop (Meeting Days | Times TBA)

Grammar Workshop provides an intensive review of English grammar for learners at all levels. Open to all currently enrolled IALC and Fordham students. (Mixed Levels)

Contact Us

For more information and registration, please contact us at esl@fordham.edu or call (212) 636-6353.