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Strong academics are important, and the English Language Center at USA offers excellent academic preparation with faculty members who are dedicated to teaching and helping students reach their maximum potential. Our classes focus on academic vocabulary and skills you will need for success in university classes.

Full-time students receive twenty hours of instruction a week. Below you will find our class schedule and a list of the textbooks used in our curriculum. 

Weekly ScheduleELC's Weekly Schedule

 

Textbooks

 Reading

Syllabus

Textbook

Level 1

Q Skills for Success Intro: Reading and Writing (Oxford)

Level 2

Q Skills for Success 1: Reading and Writing (Oxford)

Level 3

Q Skills for Success 2: Reading and Writing (Oxford)

Level 4

Longman Academic Reading 3 (Longman)

Oxford Advanced American Dictionary for Learners of English (Oxford)

Level 5

Longman Academic Reading 3 (Longman)

Oxford Advanced American Dictionary for Learners of English (Oxford)

University 015 Reading

Reading Explorer 5 (Cengage) 

 

Composition

Syllabus

Textbook

Level 1 Trio Writing 1 (Oxford)

Level 2

Final Draft 1: Student's Book and Writing Skills Interactive (Cambridge)
Level 3 Final Draft 2 Student's Book and Writing Skills Interactive (Cambridge)

Level 4

Final Draft 3: Student's Book and Writing Skills Interactive (Cambridge)

Level 5

Final Draft 4: Student's Book and Writing Skills Interactive (Cambridge)

University 016 Composition

Final Draft 4: Student's Book and Writing Skills Interactive (Cambridge)

 

Grammar

Syllabus

Textbook

Level 1

Basic English Grammar (Pearson-Longman)

MyEnglishLab Basic English Grammar

Level 2


Basic English Grammar (Pearson-Longman)

MyEnglishLab Basic English Grammar

Level 3

Fundamentals of English Grammar (Pearson-Longman)

MyEnglishLab keycode for Level 3

Level 4

Understanding and Using English Grammar (Pearson-Longman)

MyEnglishLab keycode for Level 4

Level 5

Understanding and Using English Grammar (Pearson-Longman)

MyEnglishLab keycode for Level 5

 

Oral Skills

Syllabus

Textbook

Level 1

Interactions Access: Listening and Speaking with Online Course (McGraw-Hill)

Level 2

Interactions 1: Listening and Speaking with Online Course (McGraw-Hill)

Level 3

Lecture Ready 1 (Oxford)

Level 4

Lecture Ready 2 (Oxford)

Level 5

Lecture Ready 2 (Oxford)