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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 (5.0 = EL15, 5.5 = EL19) and pass EL19 course.  You can check your score on the SIS. 

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 how to examine cause-effect relationships in order to develop your own ideas for cause-effect academic papers. 

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 how to write a problem-solution essay by using strategies on how to study a topic from different angles.

NOTE: The course requirement for both courses are listed below.
1) Students have to attend at least 80% of the total contact hours.
2) Students will take a final exam during the last session of the course.  The score from this exam will be the basis of a ‘PASS’ (P) or ‘INCOMPLETE’ (I) grade.

2022 INTER SEMESTER   

EL15 and EL19 courses start on 23 May – 12 July 2022.

Note: Students are not allowed to change their EL class times after the first 2 weeks of classes.


EL15 Timetable

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

Session A

  • Monday 10:00 – 12:00
  • Monday 13:00 – 15:00

Session B

  • Wednesday 10:00 – 12:00
  • Wednesday 13:00 – 15:00

EL19 Timetable

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

  • Session A

    • Monday 13:00 – 15:00
    • Tuesday 16:00 – 18:00
    • Tuesday 10:00 – 12:00
     
  • Session B
    • Wednesday 13:00 – 15:00
    • Wednesday 16:00 – 18:00
    • Thursday 10:00 – 12:00

EL Course Fee: THB 3,000 [one-time flat fee]

How to pay for your EL course fee?

  1. The EL course invoice will be uploaded to your SIS account 2 weeks after the deadline of EL registration.
  2. You can pay the fee at the AIT Cashier by informing them your student ID number
  3. You can also pay by bank transfer or credit card. And, contact the AIT Cashier after you pay the fee. You need to provide them with your student ID number and proof of payment so they can clear the EL fee amount on the SIS.

 AIT BANK ACCOUNT DETAILS:

  • Account Name: ASIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
  • Current Account number: 468-046301-2
  • Saving account number: 405-999567-0
  • Bank Name: Siam Commercial Bank Pcl., Ltd.
  • Bank Branch: Thammasat University Hospital
  • Branch Address: 95 Moo 8, Klong Nueng, Klong Luang, Pathumthani 12120 Thailand
  • Swift Code: SICOTHBK
  • Message to Beneficiary: EL course fee
  • You must pay for any service charge or transaction fee separately.