Thompson Rivers University
Thompson Rivers University

Courses

Academic English-as-a-Second or Additional Language (ESAL) Courses

ESL Program Course Sequence

Core Courses
Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4 Level 5
ESAL 0120
Basic
Grammar
(4,0,0)
ESAL 0220
Pre-Intermediate
Grammar
(4,0,0)
ESAL 0320 Intermediate
Grammar 1
(4,0,0)

ESAL 0340
Intermediate
Grammar 2
(4,0,0)
^ ESAL 0420
Advanced
Grammar
(4,0,0)
 
ESAL 0130
Basic
Integrated Skills(4,0,0)

ESAL 0150
Basic
Oral Communication
(4,0,0)
ESAL 0230 Pre-Intermediate
Integrated Skills
(4,0,0)

ESAL 0250
Pre-Intermediate
Oral Communication
(4, 0, 0)
ESAL 0350
Intermediate Oral Communication
(4,0,0)
ESAL 0450
Advanced Oral Communication
(4,0,0)
 
ESAL 0170
Basic
Reading Skills
(4.0,0)
ESAL 0270
Pre-Intermediate
Reading Skills
(4,0,0)
ESAL 0370
Intermediate
Reading &
Study Skills
(4,0,0)
ESAL 0470
Advanced Reading
& Study Skills
(4,0,0)
ESAL 0570
Academic
Reading Skills(4,0,0)
ESAL 0180
Basic
Writing Skills
(4,0,0)
ESAL 0280
Pre-Intermediate
Writing Skills
(4,0,0)
ESAL 0380
Intermediate
Composition
(4,0,0)
ESAL 0480
Advanced
Composition
(4,0,0)
ESAL 0580
Academic
Writing
(6,0,0)
* Must take ESAL 0320 & 0340 after taking 0220
^ Must complete ESAL 0320 & 0340 before taking 0420
[] Must complete ESAL 0230 & 0250 before taking 0350
Elective Courses
ESAL 0640
Preparation for the TOEFL® iBT – Level 1
ESAL 0740
Preparation for the TOEFL® iBT – Level 2
ESAL 0820
Intermediate
Listening
ESAL 0840
Preparation for the TOEFL® iBT – Level 3
ESAL 0860
Intermediate Vocabulary for
Academic English
ESAL 0880
Intermediate
Pronunciation
ESAL 0920
Advanced
Listening Skills
ESAL 0950
Advanced English for Business Communication
ESAL 0960
Vocabulary for
Academic English
ESAL 0980
Advanced
Pronunciation