Frequently Asked Questions
If you are a new student, placement in ENGL 0210 is determined by your score on the IELTS or TOEFL-iBT. If you are coming from the IEP, placement in ENGL 0210 is determined by your score on the IEP exit exam.
It is offered in the summer only to the students who fail ENGL 0210 in the spring semester.
Remember that the final grade is cumulative, so you are accumulating grades throughout the course. Therefore, if you do not do well on one test, you still stand the chance of achieving on the other tests, provided that you exert more effort and improve your performance.
CALL stands for Computer Assisted Language Learning. The CALL labs are computer labs for you and other ELI students to use. They are located on the ground and first floors in the HUSS building.
You can use the labs every day from 1:00 to 2:00 (Assembly Hour) and Open Access hours. You can also use them when no classes are scheduled.
All skills are integrated. Therefore, you have to maintain a profile that indicates that you are demonstrating adequate proficiency in all the skills.
Yes, you are counted absent for a half-day if you come to class more than 5 minutes late, and absent for a full day if you come to class more than 30 minutes late. This policy also applies to class breaks and student/teacher conferences.
If you are not present in class, you are counted absent, whether you have an excuse or not. This applies also to going to the clinic, or leaving for some other reason, after attendance has been taken. Therefore, it is wise to save your absences for real emergencies that might seriously prevent you from attending class.
Yes, your student involvement grade is 10 percent of your total grade, and your class attendance is part of that grade. Also, you miss a lot when you are not in class and excessive absences will affect your grade.
Upon successfully completing the requirements of ENGL 0210 and passing the course, you will be placed in RHET 1010.