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College Writing 9. English for Specific Purposes

Colwrit/ESL 9: English for Specific Purposes

Six-week Session: 03 July – 11 August 2017

Do you want to improve your English in a context that relates to your real-life needs and interests? In each on-site ColWrit9 course, you will work on specific skills for future uses of English and participate in field trips and fieldwork assignments to increase interaction with native speakers and use your English in conversation. Past events have included trips to theater shows, museum tours, visits to local businesses/organizations, lectures by famous Berkeley locals, and more.

  • Units: 3 Units (includes fieldwork component)
  • Prerequisites: All students must complete the online placement exam after registering and before classes start.  Please see our Placement Exam page for more information.
  • Grades: This course may be taken Pass/No Pass or for a letter grade.
  • 2017 Course Fees: To be announced. Please see the Berkeley Summer registration fees page for further details.
  • Course may be repeated for credit.


9A. Academic Research

9B. Academic Vocabulary

9C. Academic Writing

9E. Business English

9F. Business Speaking

9G. Speaking about Consumer Culture

9I. Communication Skills for Conflict Resolution

9J. English Grammar and Academic Writing Style

9N. Introduction to Legal English and U.S. Law

9O: Legal Writing

9P. Conflict Resolution for Business, Law, and International Relations

9R. English for Academic and Public Speaking

9S. Pronunciation

9V. English for Science and Engineering

9W: Speech and Debate

9Y: English through Creative Writing