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COVID-19 Update: The University of Minnesota will offer online, or alternative, instruction through the end of summer term 2020. Read CCAPS's operational updates or visit the Safe Campus website for the University's operational updates.

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.