There are many resources available at the University of Colorado for non-native speakers of English. Options include classes for credit, non-credit classes, workshops, on-line resources, in person writing consultants, conversation hours, and tutoring.
CU Classes for Credit (included in CU Boulder main campus tuition). For more information, contact the Program for Writing and Rhetoric (PWR) (Environmental Design Building, Room 1B60, phone 303-492-8188), or go to: http://www.colorado.edu/pwr
Classes may be used towards the full-time enrollment requirement for international students, and may satisfy Arts and Sciences core requirements are noted.
CU International English Center (IEC) http://iec.colorado.edu/overview-programs
Courses offered through the IEC are in addition to CU Boulder main campus tuition.
Writing assistance, citation guides
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Writing and citation guides
This is a link for subject specialists—librarians who specialize in various fields. Students are encouraged to make appointments with these individuals to receive one-on-one assistance with their research needs.
The Writing Center also offers writing support for graduate students, including discussion of manuscripts, articles, and application materials essential to their academic careers. Dissertation advice is also available for graduate students.
These handouts identify research techniques specific to the given academic field.
Practice in Reading, Listening, and Accent Reduction
Or connect directly to the following resources:
CNN Student News www.cnn.com/studentnews
For Conversation Practice:
ESL Tutors for a Fee:
Please contact the International English Center at firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in working with a private tutor. Tutors are experienced English language educators with specializations in academic and professional communication. All tutors charge a fee for their services.
Last edit date: 12/16/2014
Contact person: Kaye.Orten@colorado.edu on behalf of Academic English Working Group