Overview

  • Practice the writing of research-based argument essays.
  • Learn how to find and cite academic-level texts and scholarly articles, using the UC Denver library database
  • Develop academic vocabulary and reading skills, specifically focusing on academic materia.
  • Practice pronunciation and listening skills by working with conversation partners, listening to University lectures, and targeting specific accents
  • Improve their academic readiness by visiting the UC Denver campus, attending lectures in their future fields of academic study and becoming familiar with academic expectations and standards at American universities
  • Get to know the city of Denver through field trips and after-school activities

Course Objectives