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English Courses for Professionals

English Courses for Professionals student and instructor

Anyone interested in improving their communication in a business setting can enroll in these courses. For registration information, please call 612-624-1503, or email esl@umn.edu.

Pronunciation, ESL 3551/0951

This course is designed for high-intermediate and advanced students who want to improve their pronunciation. Course content and activities center around improving the production and perception of the sounds of the English language: individual sounds, rhythm, intonation, word and sentence stress, and linking phenomena in fast speech. 4 credits.

Pronunciation Improvement, ESL 3550/0950

A shorter version of ESL 3551/0951, this seven-week course is designed for high-intermediate and advanced students and covers the areas that most students benefit from working on. The goal is to improve production and perception of the sounds of the English Language: individual sounds, rhythm, intonation, word and sentence stress, and linking phenomena in fast speech.