These are the courses that improve learners skills in speaking, writing and researching in the English language.

The major objective of this course is to help students improve their reading and writing ability to a capacity to whereby they can write effectively in a business context. As students progress through this course their writing skills will improve, they will increase their vocabulary, and improve the reading comprehension. In addition, students will pay attention to sentence, paragraph and essay structure and students will be guided through a systematic grammar review.

3 credits

English 110 is a three-credit course which aims to develop students’ appreciation of literature, to expand their critical thinking skills, and to give them practice in effective essay writing. The text cover mainly nineteenth and twentieth century works; half of these are by Native writers. ENG 110 examines plays and poetry. About one third of class time is given to instruction in writing, including doing research.

3 credits

This is a three-credit course which aims to develop students’ appreciation of literature, to expand their critical thinking skills, and to give them practice in effective essay writing. The text cover mainly nineteenth and twentieth century works; half of these are by Native writers. English 100 examines short stories, essays, and novels; about forty percent of class time is given to instruction in writing.

3 credits

This course is also called ICS 100  Interpersonal Commuications in the past. This two part course introduces students to more effective ways of communicating with significant others (co-workers, family members, etc...). 

PART 1: Emphasizes self-exploration and self change. Students will learn how their present style of communication could inhibit the communication process and what are more effective communication strategies.

PART 2: Emphasizes the generic interviewing skills. Students will learn each of the components associated with the interview process by reading about the skill, seeing a model of the skill in action, practising the skill, generalizing the concepts of the training sessions in their daily interactions.

3 credits

This course emphasizes practical writing skills at the College level by developing skills in grammar and writing techniques. The course enhances the student's ability to reason, speak, and write effectively in English. 

Completion of this course enables the student to successfully complete University-level papers and communication with other professionals.

This is a university level essay writing course, designed to teach students a systemic approach to writing essays.  By carefully reading the essays of established authors, students discover how a clear sense of audience and purpose dictates the rhetorical strategies utilized by these writers.  Through the study of these strategies, students learn that good writers adapt diction, detail, emphasis, content, tone and style to suit both audience and purpose.  Having gained an appreciation of this adaptation process, students will be expected to apply this knowledge to their own writing style.

To enhance writing style, students will also review varied sentence patterns, concise sentences, forceful sentences, effective paragraphs and other strategies associated with effective editing and revision.