Graduate Course Descriptions

Graduate students whose written performance on the Graduate ELPE suggests that they need specialized EMS instruction are placed in LING sections. Graduate students are welcome to enroll in these courses on an elective basis also. These are courses which prepare students for the kinds of reading, writing, and speaking demanded of them in graduate courses. These courses carry workload credit only.

Provides instruction for students needing to improve accuracy and fluency in written academic English. Emphasizes grammar, vocabulary and patterns of organization relevant to academic writing at the graduate level.

Focuses on rhetorical strategies and patterns of development used in a variety of writing typically required for graduate courses.  Addresses levels of formality and academic conventions used across disciplines, emphasizing clarity of expression.

Designed for focused instruction in oral or written academic English. Preference is given to students at advanced proficiency levels. LING 4 offers tutorial sessions at various times. Enrollment is by instructor consent only.  To find out more information or to enroll in LING 4, students should attend an orientation session on Monday, January 8, 2024, from 5:00-6:00 PST (by Zoom). The link for this meeting is here. For more information, contact Randall Rightmire: rightmire@ems.ucsb.edu.

 

NOTE: LING 4 offers tutorial sessions at various times. To find out more information or to enroll in LING 4, students should attend an orientation session on Monday, April 1, 2024, from 5:00-6:00 PDT (by Zoom). The link for this meeting is here. For more information, contact Randall Rightmire: rightmire@ems.ucsb.edu.

Graduate Course Schedules

Search for your EMS course using the button below. Select "Linguistics" (not "EMS") as the subject area, and select "undergraduate" (not "graduate") as the course level. (Because EMS graduate courses have numbers below 200, the online Course Search system groups them with undergraduate courses.)

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