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Get Ready! 6-Week Online Summer Preparation

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If you are planning to study in the US this fall, prepare your speaking and writing skills from your home country by studying online with a live teacher for 6 weeks.

Course Topics

  • Self-introduction, agreeing, disagreeing, classroom participation
  • Critical topics for new arrivals
    • Self-presentation
    • Living spaces, food, transportation, health
    • American academic culture
    • Sports and Free Time
    • Friendship and Dating
    • Agreeing and Disagreeing
  • Common Phrasal Verbs and Idioms
  • Pronunciation and Spoken Syntax Correction
  • Structure and development of academic writing
  • Effective sentence structures: simple, compound, complex, reduced compound, compound-complex
  • Effective paragraph structures: topic sentence, examples and details, transitions



Class Schedule

June 20-July 29, 2022

One hour/day, five days/week, 6 weeks

Frequently Asked Questions

What equipment do I need?

You will need a computer with a microphone and camera, as well as access to high-speed internet. You may choose to use earphones or earbuds as well.

What internet platforms will be used to deliver this course?
  • Gather.Town online environment
  • Flipgrid
  • Google or Canvas classroom platform (TBD).
  • Zoom

What time of day will the course take place?
To be determined. Schedule will be designed to suit the needs of international participants if possible.

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