English for Academic Purposes (EAP) Courses for Graduates

(These courses are also available to audit.)

English for Academic (EAP) courses provide graduate students with opportunities to continue improving their English Language skills. Graduate students (and undergraduates with Junior or Senior Standing) are able to take the following EAP courses:

EAP 420 Advanced Reading, Writing and Grammar Tune-up for Internationals (4 credits)

Refines advanced students’ overall confidence and skills in reading, writing, and grammar through the following coursework:

  • Reading non-fiction articles extensively.
  • Composing reading-based, short writing assignments.
  • Writing for discussion forums.
  • Becoming familiar with the expectations of the American academic audience.
  • Building a deeper awareness of socio-cultural aspects of the US.
  • Discussing non-fiction articles with confidence.
  • Refining grammar primarily through individualized instruction.
  • Five individual conferences with teacher.

Some seats for auditing available

EAP 435 Advanced Listening, Speaking, and Notetaking for Internationals (4 credits)

Refines advanced students’ overall confidence and skills in listening, speaking, and notetaking though the following coursework:

  • Engaging in extensive listening, speaking, and pronunciation.
  • Preparing and presenting topics covered in class and a final portfolio.
  • Becoming familiar with the expectations of the American academic audience.
  • Building a deeper awareness of socio-cultural aspects of the US.
  • Five individual conferences with teacher.

—Some seats for auditing available.

NB: There is no placement test for EAP 420 or EAP 435

To register for EAP courses, please consult our webpage here.
Having trouble signing up for these courses?  Want to audit? Other questions? Contact the ELA Director / EAP coordinator, Brooke Haley at haleyb@uwm.edu.