2021-2022 Catalog Updates

English Language Program Certificate (ELP), Undergraduate Certificate

The English Language Program prepares non-native speakers of English for academic programs. It is designed to give students academic English skills necessary for success in a degree-bearing program. Program components include academic reading and writing, lecture listening, verbal expression of ideas, academic research, and development of critical thinking skills. The program is delivered in multiple levels from beginning to advanced. Successful completion of Level Six grants the English Language Program Certificate I and satisfies entry requirements for City University of Seattle undergraduate programs as well as graduate programs with required academic English support. Successful completion of Level Eight grants the Advanced English Language Program Certificate II and satisfies entry requirements directly into City University of Seattle graduate programs.

 

Admission Requirements

Students may enter the program at different levels of English proficiency based on an iTEP score or another approved exam.

Total Required Hours per Level (200 Hours)

Level 0

ELP 9ANovice: Introduction to Reading and Writing

0

ELP 10ANovice: Introduction to Listening and Speaking

0

ELP 9BNovice: Introduction to Reading and Writing

0

ELP 10BNovice: Introduction to Listening and Speaking

0

Level 1

ELP 11ABeginner A - Reading & Writing

0

ELP 12ABeginner A - Listening & Speaking

0

ELP 11BBeginner B - Reading & Writing

0

ELP 12BBeginner B - Listening & Speaking

0

Level 2

ELP 21AElementary A - Reading & Writing

0

ELP 22AElementary A - Listening & Speaking

0

ELP 21BElementary B - Reading and Writing

0

ELP 22BElementary B - Listening & Speaking

0

Level 3

ELP 31AIntermediate A - Reading & Writing

0

ELP 32AIntermediate A - Listening & Speaking

0

ELP 31BIntermediate B - Reading & Writing

0

ELP 32BIntermediate B - Listening & Speaking

0

Level 4

ELP 41AHigh Intermediate A - Reading & Writing

0

ELP 42AHigh Intermediate A - Listening & Speaking

0

ELP 41BHigh Intermediate B - Reading & Writing

0

ELP 42BHigh Intermediate B - Listening & Speaking

0

Level 5

ELP 51ACollege Prep IA - Academic Reading & Writing *

0

ELP 52ACollege Prep IA - Academic Listening & Speaking *

0

ELP 51BCollege Prep IB - Academic Reading and Writing *

0

ELP 52BCollege Prep IB - Academic Listening & Speaking *

0

Level 6

ELP 61ACollege Prep IIA - Academic Reading & Writing *

0

ELP 62ACollege Prep IIA - Academic Listening & Speaking *

0

ELP 61BCollege Prep IIB - Academic Reading & Writing *

0

ELP 62BCollege Prep IIB - Academic Listening & Speaking *

0

Level 7

ELP 73AAdvanced Communications I: Introduction to Literature and Composition *

0

ELP 74AAdvanced Communications I: Discourse Analysis and Presentation *

0

ELP 73BAdvanced Communications I: Introduction to Literature and Composition *

0

ELP 74BAdvanced Communications I: Discourse Analysis and Presentation *

0

Level 8

ELP 83AAdvanced Communications II: Introduction to Literature and Composition *

0

ELP 84AAdvanced Communications II: Discourse Analysis and Presentation *

0

ELP 83BAdvanced Communications II: Introduction to Literature and Composition *

0

ELP 84BAdvanced Communications II: Discourse Analysis and Presentation *

0