English Courses

Students with scores 5.0 and 5.5 on the AIT academic writing placement test (AWPT) or its equivalent are required to attend mandatory English writing courses and complete EL19 with a passing grade or obtain the AWPT score of 6 or higher in order to register for thesis, dissertation, research study or project. The mandatory English writing courses start on 24 January to 10 April 2018. Check your score to see which course to attend.

English Writing Courses Timetable for January 2018 Semester

EL15: English Composition (2 times/week)

Students are required to attend two 1.5 hour sessions per week (total of 3 hours). Students should select one 1.5 hour time slot from Session A, and one 1.5 hour time slot from Session B.

Session A

Session B

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

 

 

 

10:00 – 11:30

13:00 – 14:30

13:00 – 14:30

13:00 – 14:30

13:00 – 14:30

15:00 – 16:30

 

14:45 – 16:15

 

EL15 is designed to help you improve your sentence structures and academic text structures. You will be introduced to various academic language patterns and vocabulary which will be useful for your study at AIT. In this course, you will learn to analyze paragraphs, skim articles for main ideas and scan them for specific information in order to help you build well-written paragraphs. You will develop your academic writing and editing skills to improve your own writing.You will also learn about referencing and citations as well as to adopt strategies to avoid plagiarism.

EL19: Academic and Technical Writing (2 times/week)

Students are required to attend two 1.5 hour sessions per week (total of 3 hours). Students should select one 1.5 hour time slot from Session A, and one 1.5 hour time slot from Session B.

EL19A: for continuing students who have already taken EL 15 in the past.

Session A

Session B

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

08:30 – 10:00

08:30 – 10:00

10:00 – 11:30

10:00 – 11:30

10:00 – 11:30

10:00 – 11:30

13:00 – 14:30

13:00 – 14:30

13:00 – 14:30

13:00 – 14:30

EL19B:for newly admitted students with an AIT-EET of 5.5 and for students who have previously taken EL 19B but who have not passed the course

Session A

Session B

Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

08:30 – 10:00

08:30 – 10:00

08:30 – 10:00

10:00 – 11:30

10:00 – 11:30

13:00 – 14:30

13:00 – 14:30

13:00 – 14:30

13:00 – 14:30

In this course, you will further improve your writing from feedback provided by your instructor. You will learn to analyze your own writing and to identify and correct errors. You will work to improve the quality of your arguments so that you can produce well-organized academic texts that are clear from start to finish. You will also learn about referencing and citations as well as to adopt strategies to avoid plagiarism. The course helps you practice the writing skills necessary for proposal and thesis writing.

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