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CLARIFICATION OF ACADEMIC ENGLISH LANGUAGE COURSES CURRENTLY AVAILABLE FOR INTERNATIONAL GRADUATE STUDENTS 
 
Revisions to UF's budget have led to several changes in the courses available for international graduate students over the past academic year.  Below is a clarification of the courses offered for Spring 2010.
 
Academic Spoken English (ASE)
http://ase.ufl.edu/ 
 
EAP 5836 - ASE2
Spring 2010 is the FINAL semester in which this course IS eligible for a tuition waiver.
This is a 3-credit (S/U) course required of any international graduate teaching assistant whose first language is not English who scores a 45 or 50 on a SPEAK/TSE test, or 23 - 27 on a TOEFL-IBT Speaking section and who is appointed to teach. Students register for this course through ISIS.  The cost of this course is based upon the student's current credit hour tuition and fees.  
 
ASEP1 - Formerly EAP5835
EAP5835 is now offered as a NON-CREDIT, fee-based course which is NOT eligible for a tuition waiver.  The new ASEP1 course is divided into two 7-week sections. The purpose of this course is to help students improve their SPEAK or TOEFL iBT speaking scores. Students register for this course at http://xms.dce.ufl.edu/reg/groups/eli/ase.aspx. The cost of this course is $500 per section.
 
ASEP3 - Formerly EAP5837
EAP5837 is now offered as a NON-CREDIT, fee-based course which is NOT eligible for a tuition waiver. The new ASEP3 course is divided into two 7-week sections. ASEP3 is for advanced graduate students, post-docs, and professionals who need to improve presentation or teaching skills in English.
Students register for this course at http://xms.dce.ufl.edu/reg/groups/eli/ase.aspx. The cost of this course is $500 per section.
 
For questions about ASE courses please contact Gordon Tapper at [log in to unmask] 
 
Academic Written English (AWE - Formerly Scholarly Writing)
http://www.lin.ufl.edu/sw.html 
 
EAP5845 - Academic Writing
This is a 3-credit (S/U) course which is NOT eligible for a tuition waiver. EAP5845 is designed to help new international graduate students improve their writing skills in English. This course is no longer required by the Graduate School but is recommended for students with low verbal GRE scores or who need additional support in writing. Spring 2010 is the last semester EAP5845 will be offered as a credit course. Students register for this course through ISIS. The cost of this course is based upon the student's current credit hour tuition and fees.
 
Research Writing - Formerly EAP5846
EAP5846 is now offered as a NON-CREDIT, fee-based course which is NOT eligible for a tuition waiver. This course is intended for international graduate students or faculty who need to develop their writing skills for publication, for their proposals and dissertations, and for conference papers. 
Students register for this course at http://xms.dce.ufl.edu/reg/groups/eli/registration.aspx. The cost of this course is $700 per semester.
 
For questions about AWE course registration, future courses, or registration for sponsored students in Research Writing please contact Megan Forbes at [log in to unmask]

To determine which AWE course is best to register for please contact Stephen Flocks at [log in to unmask] 
 
For detailed information on ASE courses, please visit the ASE website at http://ase.ufl.edu/.

For detailed information on AWE courses, please visit the AWE website at http://www.lin.ufl.edu/sw.html.

For detailed information about English language courses available for graduate students before they begin their program of study, please visit the ELI website at www.eli.ufl.edu.  

Megan Forbes
Director
English Language Institute
University of Florida