ELC Online Programming

The English Language Center offers a variety of online courses, workshops, and programs. We also partner with the Center for Language Teaching Advancement, the Department of Linguistics & Germanic, Slavic, Asian and African Languages, and the College of Arts & Letters to bring you even more online content. You can view our latest offerings below. For questions, contact us anytime at elc@msu.edu.

Upcoming Online Language Teaching Courses for Spring/Summer 2021

UPCOMING COURSES Post-Pandemic Language Teaching Process your remote teaching experiences during the pandemic, identify those technology-enabled practices having the most transformative potential, and design an intentional “new normal” for what language instruction might look like in the near future. Next...

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Learning about U.S. History and Culture through OAECP

Participants in The Online American English and Culture Program (OAECP), which runs from January 11 – February 5, 2021, are hard at work learning about American history and culture. ELC instructors Patricia Walters and Mark Albee are co-teaching the program,...

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English Partners in Communication -EPIC 2021

Subject Line: English Partners in Communication – Virtual in 2021!  Message:  Virtual EPIC (English Partners in Communication), offered by the TESOL program, returns this spring to help adult nonnative speakers of English to develop their oral communication skills. Classes are...

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New Online Course – AAE 491.002

Special Topics in Field-Specific Academic Writing for Graduate Students Now Available Online for Spring 2021 New Course AAE 491.002 AAE 491 Section 002 – Special Topics in Field-Specific Academic Writing for Graduate Students is now available for International Graduate Students who...

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New Online Course – AAE 491.001

Special Topics in Effective Oral Communication for Graduate Students Now Available Online for Spring 2021 New Course AAE 491.001 AAE 491 Section 001 – Special Topics in Effective Oral Communication for Graduate Students is now available for International Graduate Students who are looking...

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New Online Course – AAE 291

New Course AAE 291 – Now Available Online for Spring 2021 AAE 291 – Online Academic Training is now available for students who are looking for more ways to transition to studying at a US university. The course starts Monday,...

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Practicum

The Practicum course, a fully online course, is a requirement for the ELC's Online Certificate in TESOL program and can only be taken following the successful completion of three prerequisite courses.

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Graduate Program for Foreign Language Teaching

Master of Arts in Foreign Language Teaching The MAFLT is a distance-based graduate program designed to meet the needs of current teachers and aspiring educators of any target language. We provide a principled balance of theory  and practice in an interactive and...

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Virtual English Partners in Communication returns spring 2021

Please circulate to international students and visiting scholars. Virtual EPIC (English Partners in Communication), offered by the TESOL program, will return in the spring of 2021 to help adult nonnative speakers of English develop their oral communication skills. Since EPIC...

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Oral Communicative Tasks in Online Language Teaching

Oral Communicative Tasks in Online Language Teaching is a fully online teacher training course designed to help experienced university-level language instructors to take their communicative teaching to the next level in an online environment.

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Special Programs

The English Language Center hosts special programs for participants sponsored by corporations, universities and governmental bodies from all over the world. The ELC will design an academic language program and cultural immersion experience based on the group’s requests. Special Program coordinators...

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English for Academic Purposes

The English for Academic Purposes (EAP) courses at Michigan State University seek to help international students improve their English language abilities through credit-bearing language courses taught by English Language Center faculty. Classes Starting Soon! Apply Now! Contact us for more...

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Intensive English Program

The Intensive English Program (IEP) at Michigan State University seeks to help international students improve their English language abilities through full-time course work online with the English Language Center. Classes Starting Soon Apply Now! Contact us at elc@msu.edu

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English Partners in Communication

Looking for more speaking opportunities to practice English? We bring them to you in a goal-driven language improvement program! ENGLISH PARTNERS IN COMMUNICATION FREE IN SPRING 2021!

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Fundamentals of Online Language Teaching

Fundamentals of Online Language Teaching is a fully online course designed for experienced classroom instructors who want to shore up their skills for delivering excellent online language instruction.

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Online American English and Culture Program

The Online American English and Culture Program (OAECP) is an intensive, 4 week online program provided by the Michigan State University English Language Center (ELC). The program will be taught both synchronously (live) and asynchronously (independently and self-paced), and students...

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Creating Engaging Materials for Online Language Teaching

Creating Engaging Materials for Online Language Teaching is a 3-week fully online course designed to guide participants through the development of the criteria, skills, and routines necessary to create, evaluate, and review materials for online language teaching.

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