Saint Louis University

Saint Louis University Continuing Education and Professional Development

ESL Courses At SLU

 

Level I: Intensive English Program (Beginner)

IEP 0100: Intensive English I (6 credits)

IEP 0200: Intensive English II (6 credits)

IEP 0300: Intensive English III (6 credits)

IEP 0400: Intensive English IV (6 credits)

IEP 0500: Intensive English V (6 credits)

Each course is 16 weeks long and includes five hours of grammar, five hours of reading, five hours of writing, three hours of pronunciation and conversation, and three hours of language labs. Students also learn about U.S. culture through class presentations and field trips. 

Placement in each level is determined by language proficiency exams. 

Courses in Level I do not count towards graduation requirements. 

 

Level II: English for Academic Purposes (Intermediate)

EAP 0600: Intensive English: Intermediate Low (6 credits)

EAP 0800: Intensive English: Intermediate (6 credits)

Each course is 16 weeks long and includes instruction in grammar, reading, writing, pronunciation and conversation, and listening and note-taking. Students also learn about U.S. culture through a content class and a service learning class that link to the skill classes. 

Placement in each level is determined by language proficiency exams. 

Courses in Level II do not count towards graduation requirements. 

Level III: English for Academic Purposes (Advanced)

Bridge I: Intermediate High

  • EAP 1000: Academic Writing & Editing Skills I (3 credits)

  • EAP 1010: Recitation Lab I (1 credit)

  • EAP 1020: Academic Reading & Study Skills I (3 credits)

  • EAP 1030: Academic Speaking Skills I (1 credit)

  • Plus 6-9 non-ESL credits

Bridge II: Advanced Low

  • EAP 1200: Academic Writing & Editing Skills II (3 credits)

  • EAP 1210: Recitation Lab II (1 credit)

  • EAP 1220: Academic Reading & Study Skills II (3 credits)

  • Plus 6-9 non-ESL credits

Six credits from Level III may count toward graduation requirements within the College of Arts and Sciences. 

Undergraduate Courses:

  • EAP 1300: College Reading & Study Skills (3 credits) 

  •   May count toward graduation requirements within the College of Arts and Sciences

  • EAP 1400: Writing & Grammar Strategies (3 credits)

  •   May count toward graduation requirements within the College of Arts and Sciences

  • EAP 1500: College Composition for International Students (3 credits)

  •   Equivalent to ENGL 1500 for graduation requirements

  • EAP 1900: Rhetoric & Research Strategies (3 credits)

  •   Equivalent to ENGL 1900 for graduation requirements

  • EAP 2850: Nation, Identity & Literature for International Students (3 credits)

  •   Equivalent to ENGL 2850 for graduation requirements

  • EAP 4500: Composition & Research Writing for International Graduate Students (3 credits)

  • EAP 4900: Research Paper Writing for International Graduate Students (3 credits)