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ANNOUNCEMENT


Date:                     05 October 2009

To:                          All UF Graduate Coordinators, Staff and Students

From:                    Mr. Gordon Tapper, Coordinator, UF Academic Spoken English

RE:                         Fall B term Oral English classes for international graduate students


Fall 2009 Non-Credit Oral Communications in English courses offered through ASE/ELI at UF

ASEP 1 (Formerly ASE 1/EAP 5835)-- $500 tuition for a seven-week class.)  This class is not eligible for a graduate tuition waiver.
http://ase.ufl.edu/syllabi.html

     This course meets four hours per week during a 7-week Fall B term (October 19  December 4.)  The 7-week term will cost $500.  This class will meet Monday  Thursday during 7th period (1:55 pm  2:45 pm) in the ASE classroom in Yon Hall 320.

     You will work with a course instructor and a native English-speaking language assistant (i.e. increased native speaker contact!)

     There are 4 hours per week of classroom instruction, which includes:

o  2 personalized speech evaluations (beginning & end of the semester).

o  Supervised pronunciation practice in the language laboratory.

o  Oral presentations which will be recorded and reviewed with native speakers.

o  Practice exercises (including worksheets and mp3 files) for pronunciation improvement outside of class.

This course can be especially helpful for international graduate students who need to pass the SPEAK Test in order to secure a graduate assistantship, or perspective students who will have to take the spoken part of the TOEFL iBT.


ASEP 3 (Formerly ASE 3/EAP 5837) -- $500 tuition (for a seven-week class.)  This class is not eligible for a graduate tuition waiver.
http://ase.ufl.edu/syllabi3.html

     This is an Advanced oral communication skills in English course

     This course meets four hours per week during a 7-week B term (October 19  Dec 4.)  The 7-week term will cost $500.  This class will meet Monday  Thursday during 8th period (3:00 pm  3:50 pm) in the ASE classroom in Yon Hall 320.

     You will work with a course instructor and a native English-speaking language assistant (i.e. increased native speaker contact!)

     There are 4 hours per week of classroom instruction, and a one hour biweekly conference with the course instructor:

o  Oral Academic presentations which will be recorded and reviewed with native speakers.

o  Practice job interviews

o  One-on-one Prosody work/Accent reduction with the course instructor.

This course can be especially helpful for international students who are getting ready to graduate from the university or from a language institute and are seeking academic or industry employment.

For more information and registration information about these course visit the ASE website  http://test.ase.ufl.edu/newsyllabi.html , call the ASE office  392-3286, or email Gordon Tapper  [log in to unmask]