WCOM 295 ESL: Academic Skills (3 credits)

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Offered by: McGill Writing Centre (Faculty of Arts)


WCOM : The university classroom: note-taking and summary of lectures; paraphrase and summary of written and multimedia materials; oral and seminar presentations. Critical thinking, reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills and strategies. Exigences des cours universitaires: prendre des notes, faire des exposés oraux, résumer (cours magistraux, documents oraux, écrits et multimédias). Raisonnement critique, lectures, écoutes, rédactions, habiletés et stratégies de communication.

Terms: This course is not scheduled for the 2023-2024 academic year.

Instructors: There are no professors associated with this course for the 2023-2024 academic year.

  • Restriction: Only open to students whose first language is not English and who are newly admitted at McGill (into Year 0 or Year 1) to a Bachelor program in the following fall. The course is designed to assist these new students to integrate into the English language milieu at McGill.

  • Restriction: Ce cours s'adresse aux étudiants dont la langue maternelle n'est pas l'anglais et qui sont nouvellement admis (en première année préparatoire - niveau U0 ou première année d'études universitaires - niveau U1) à McGill à un programme de 1er cycle à l'automne suivant. Il est conçu pour faciliter leur intégration dans le milieu anglophone de McGill.

  • Restriction: Not open to students who have taken CESL 299.

  • Due to the intensive nature of this course, the standard add/drop and withdrawal deadlines do not apply. Add/drop is the second lecture day and withdrawal is the fourth lecture day.

  • Although this course follows a MTWR class schedule pattern, the last day of class may be on a Friday.

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