ALS 5800

ALS 5800

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2024-2025.

The International Teaching Assistant Program's Directed Study course, ALS 5800, is designed for multilingual graduate students working toward meeting the Language Proficiency requirement for teaching at Cornell University. Through regular interaction with the instructor, participants will set goals and develop a personal plan of study to advance their English oral communication skills.

When Offered Fall, Spring.

Prerequisites/Corequisites Prerequisite: ALS 5780 and ALS 5790.

  • Expand English proficiency to communicate effectively as a Teaching Assistant.
  • Narrate and describe in all major time frames.
  • Engage in conversation about topics of personal and general interest/current events.
  • Accurately communicate ideas (to listeners who are not accustomed to talking to non-native speakers).
  • Speak in connected paragraphs, using transitions.
  • Self-assess one's own oral language proficiency.

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 1 Credit Sat/Unsat

  • 11180 ALS 5800   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Aug 26 - Dec 9, 2024
    • Gabler, J

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies
    Prerequisite: ALS 5780 and ALS 5790. Enrollment limited to: graduate international teaching assistants (TA).