English Language Acquisition 1 

Credit gained: no credit


Placement based on score on the ACS Placement Test

Course description

ELA 1 is a beginner's level course for students who have no or very little knowledge of the English language. This course focuses on introducing everyday expressions and basic phrases intended for beginner level students of English. Content includes understanding and applying frequently used expressions, communicating in simple words and phrases, and interacting efficiently and purposefully using relevant information. Language development is combined with vocabulary building and fundamental grammar concepts including the introduction and application of basic grammar tenses in speaking and writing.  Grammar is consolidated in combination with fiction and non-fiction reading comprehension, as well as writing. Emphasis is placed on all four domains, reading, speaking, listening and writing. The course prepares students with skills corresponding to the A1-A2 level of CEFR.

Course Start/End Date:

  • Fall 2023: Starting week of October 2nd, 2023 to week of November 20th, 2023

  • Winter 2024: Starting week of Feb 12th , 2024 to week of April 1st, 2024

  • Spring 2024: Starting week of April 8th 2024 to week of June 3rd, 2024

Course Duration: 8 weeks

Fellow/Online Instructor: Chiskaki, Martha

Cost: 300 Euros

Minimum Enrollment: 5 Students

If enrollment in a course fails to reach the minimum number of participants required for the class to run, the class will be cancelled and tuition will be reimbursed.