LEF-203 English: Conversation for Non-Native Speakers of English

    Refines listening and speaking skills while expanding knowledge of U.S. cultural values and their historical basis. Provides intensive listening practice through use of the language learning center, feature films, guest speakers and field trips. Expands vocabulary and use of idiomatic language. Improves accuracy through a focus on American English syntax and word choice, and increases oral fluency through providing numerous opportunities for discussion of current issues in U.S. culture. Laboratory required. Fulfills language requirement for non-native speakers of English. Prerequisite: ELI placement test. [3 credits]

    LEF-204 English: Composition for Non-Native Speakers of English

    Develops and refines writing skills in English in order to meet the demands of college coursework. Provides extensive practice in writing with an emphasis on the writing process, organization, syntax of American English and appropriate word choice. Prepares non-native speakers of English for ENG-101 College Writing at Notre Dame or the equivalent first-year college English composition course. Prerequisite: ELI placement test. [3 credits] 

    LEF-205 English: Composition for Non-Native Speakers of English 2

    Further develops and refines writing skills in English in order to meet the demands of college coursework. Continues to build on writing skills from LEF-204, with an emphasis on the writing process, organization, syntax of American English and appropriate word choice. Prepares non-native speakers of English for native speakers of English for ENG-101, College Writing at Notre Dame or the equivalent first-year college English composition course. Prerequisite: LEF-204. [ 3 credits ]