Part-Time English Programs
Open to NY residents, Columbia students and employees whose first language is not English. Fall and Spring semester.
In Fall 2021 all courses are expected to be offered 100% in-person on campus. In the event that matriculated Columbia students cannot make it to New York, the ALP may offer some course sections remotely, but this is not anticipated to be the norm.
This course helps students develop their academic writing skills. It covers essay structure, rhetoric, grammatical accuracy, editing, paraphrasing and citing sources.
This course helps students develop fluency and improve overall listening comprehension. It covers presentation skills, group discussion, social interactions, speaking clearly and persuasively, and techniques for self-monitoring grammar, vocabulary and pronunciation.
This course helps students attend to and better produce the sounds and rhythms of English. It covers word stress, intonation and individual sounds in order to improve intelligibility and confidence in spoken English.
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