ESOL Writing Courses and Placement

BGSU’s ESOL writing courses are designed to assist both undergraduate and graduate students improve their written English proficiency so that they can successfully meet the demands of their academic coursework.

For undergraduates, ESOL writing courses prepare students for University Writing Program requirements. Students improve their English proficiency through both in-class and out-of-class writing assignments, with specific focus on developing written fluency, grammatical accuracy and style, and academic vocabulary.

BGSU’s Graduate writing courses are designed to be field-specific so students can improve their English proficiency within the context of writing for their academic disciplines. 

Instruction in ESOL writing courses is often individualized so that students can focus on their own specific challenges and goals. Additionally, students are introduced to BGSU’s Academic Honesty policy.