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Students with scores 5.0 and 5.5 on the AIT academic writing placement test (AWPT) or its equivalent are required to attend mandatory English writing courses and complete EL19 with a passing grade or obtain the AWPT score of 6 or higher in order to register for thesis, dissertation, research study or project. 

Check your score to see which course to attend. 

EL15: English Composition

This course is designed to help you improve your sentence structures and academic text structures. You will be introduced to various academic language patterns and vocabulary which will be useful for your study at AIT. In this course, you will learn to analyze paragraphs, skim articles for main ideas and scan them for specific information in order to help you build well-written paragraphs. You will develop your academic writing and editing skills to improve your own writing. You will also learn about referencing and citations as well as to adopt strategies to avoid plagiarism.

EL19: Academic and Technical Writing Courses 

In this course, you will further improve your writing from feedback provided by your instructor. You will learn to analyze your own writing and to identify and correct errors. You will work to improve the quality of your arguments so that you can produce well-organized academic texts that are clear from start to finish. You will also learn about referencing and citations as well as to adopt strategies to avoid plagiarism. The course helps you practice the writing skills necessary for proposal and thesis writing.

2020 AUGUST SEMESTER   

Registration period: 10-18 August, 2020

EL15 and EL19 courses start on 24 August 2020. 

EL15

Students are required to attend Session A and Session B (2 times per week).

Session A

  • Monday 10:00 – 11:30
  • Monday 13:00 – 14:30
  • Tuesday 10:00 – 11:30
  • Tuesday 13:00 – 14:30
Session B
  • Wednesday 10:00 – 11:30
  • Wednesday 13:00 – 14:30
  • Thursday 10:00 – 11:30
  • Thursday 13:00 – 14:30

EL19 

Students are required to attend Session A and Session B (2 times per week).

  • Session A

    • Monday 10:00 – 11:30
    • Monday 13:00 – 14:30
    • Tuesday 10:00 – 11:30
    • Tuesday 13:00 – 14:30
    Session B
    • Wednesday 10:00 – 11:30
    • Wednesday 13:00 – 14:30
    • Thursday 10:00 – 11:30
    • Thursday 13:00 – 14:30