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Prospectus 07/08

We offer several different courses appropriate for multilingual students wanting to improve their academic or professional English.

  • All courses are open to both undergraduate and graduate students, visiting or matriculated.
  • All courses are offered for university credit.
  • Enrollment for all courses is 18-20 students/section, except Colwrit 7 (up to 25 students/section)
  • Online (W9) and American studies (7) courses may be taken only on a Pass/Fail basis.
  • Course levels begin at low-intermediate. We do not offer courses for beginning-level ESL students.
  • High school students: If you would like to visit California and take summer ESL classes, you are welcome to register for UC Berkeley’s Pre-Collegiate program. And please visit our page listing courses open to high school students.


Session D: 03 July – 11 August, 2017

Session E: 17 July – 4 August, 2017

  • To sort courses, click on the appropriate column header.
  • To learn more about each course, click on the course number.
  • To apply and register for summer sessions courses, visit the Summer Sessions registration page.

** Please note that class enrollment schedules will not reflect “Berkeley time” start times – there are always 10 minutes between classes for travel time.

CW 5A1English through Broadway MusicalsMW 11:40-2:00311131D
CW 5C1English through FilmMW 2:10-4:30311132D
CW 5D1English through LiteratureTuTh 11:40-2:00311137D
CW 5E1English through Popular MusicMW 11:40-2:00311138D
CW 5E2English through Popular MusicTuTh 11:40-2:00311139D
CW 5F1English, Research, and Human RightsTuTh 11:40-2:00311140D
CW 5G1English, Research, and Multicultural CaliforniaTuTh 11:40-2:00311141D
CW 5H1English, Research, and SustainabilityMW 9:10-11:30311143D
CW 5I1Television, Culture, and CommunicationMW 11:40-2:00315135D
CW 5K1Culture, Communication, and the MediaTuTh 11:40-2:00315198D
CW 6A1Intensive English Practice: Academic SpeakingMTWTh 9:10-11:30211148E
CW 6B1Intensive English Practice: Academic VocabularyMTWTh 2:10-4:30211153E
CW 6C1Intensive English Practice: Business VocabularyMTWTh 11:40-2:00211155E
CW 6E1Intensive English Practice: Grammar and EditingMTWTh 11:40-2:00211157E
CW 6F1Intensive English Practice: Listening and SpeakingMTWTh 2:10-4:30211159E
CW 6G1Intensive English Practice: Writing for New MediaMTWTh 11:40-2:00211166E
CW 6H1Intensive English Practice: Writing Creative Non-fictionMTWTh 9:10-11:30211168E
CW 6I1Intensive English Practice: Conflict Resolution SkillsMTWTh 11:40-2:00211172E
CW 6J1Intensive English Practice: Academic Test PreparationMTWTh 11:40-2:00211174E
CW 6K1Intensive English Practice: Academic Reading and WritingMTWTh 9:10-11:30211179E
CW 7A1American Language and Culture: The MediaMW 11:40-2:00111181E
CW 7A2American Language and Culture: The MediaTuTh 2:10-4:30111182E
CW 7D1English Language Studies: Food Culture in the U.S.MW 9:10-11:30111194E
CW 7D2English Language Studies: Food Culture in the U.S.TuTh 9:10-11:30111195E
CW 7E1American Language and Culture: The EnvironmentMW 2:10-4:30111196E
CW 7E2American Language and Culture: The EnvironmentTuTh 2:10-4:30111197E
CW 7G1American Language and Culture: Community Building, Engagement, and TransformationMW 2:10-4:30111198E
CW 7G1American Language and Culture: Community Building, Engagement, and TransformationTuTh 2:10-4:30111199E
CW 7J1American Language and Culture: California CultureTuTh 9:10-11:30111200E
CW 7K1American Language and Culture: HumorMW 2:10-4:30111203E
CW 7K2American Language and Culture: HumorTuTh 2:10-4:30115221E
CW 7K3American Language and Culture: HumorTuTh 11:40-2:00115999E
CW 81-7English for Academic and Professional PurposesMTWTh 9:10-11:30411204D
CW W91English for Specific Purposes Online: Business English in the Digital AgeUNSCHED INTERNET211214D
CW W93English for Specific Purposes Online: Listening/SpeakingUNSCHED INTERNET211216D
CW 9A1Academic ResearchTuTh 9:10-11:30311217D
CW 9A4Academic ResearchMW 2:10-4:30315227D
CW 9B1Academic Vocabulary for Multilingual StudentsTuTh 11:40-2:00311220D
CW 9C1Academic Writing for Multilingual StudentsMW 2:10-4:30311221D
CW 9E1Business English for Multilingual StudentsMW 11:40-2:00311226D
CW 9F1Business Speaking for Multilingual StudentsTuTh 2:10-4:30311231D
CW 9I1Conflict Resolution Communication Skills for Multilingual StudentsMW 11:40-2:00311237D
CW 9I4Conflict Resolution Communication Skills for Multilingual StudentsTuTh 2:10-4:30311240D
CW 9J1English Grammar and Academic Writing Style for Multilingual StudentsTuTh 11:40-2:00311243D
CW 9N1Legal English and U.S. Law for Multilingual StudentsMW 9:10-11:30311245D
CW 9O1Legal Writing for Multilingual StudentsTuTh 9:10-11:30311248D
CW 9R1Academic and Public Speaking for Multilingual StudentsMW 2:10-4:30311250D
CW 9S1Pronunciation for Multilingual StudentsMW 9:10-11:30311254D
CW 9V1Science and Engineering English for Multilingual StudentsTuTh 2:10-4:30311257D
CW 9W1Speech and Debate for Multilingual StudentsTuTh 9:10-11:30311260D
CW 9Y1Creative Writing for Multilingual StudentsTuTh 9:10-11:30311261D