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Cornell College was founded in 1853. In 2008, Forbes ranked Cornell College 21st among the nation's liberal arts colleges, 71st among all colleges and universities, and first in Iowa. Also in 2008, U.S. News and World Report ranked Cornell 9th on its “Schools to Watch” list and 26th on “Great Schools, Great Prices.” Under the unique One-Course-At-A-Time system, Cornell students immerse themselves in just one academic discipline per three-and-a-half-week course term. Each term, students choose from about 60 course offerings, ranging from on-campus classes to off-site internships and international study trips. The college offers more than 40 academic majors and pre-professional programs. Cornell's student body includes nearly 1,200 people from almost all 50 states and two dozen nations.
English as a Second Language.
Elementary English as a Second Language. Rapid survey of English grammar. Intensive drills designed to improve practical skills in reading, writing, listening comprehension, and speaking. Continued practice in writing paragraphs. Discussions about American culture and history.
Intermediate English as a Second Language I. For students with an intermediate proficiency in English. Continued acquisition of language skills. Review of English grammar. Readings emphasize American culture. Daily short writing assignments. Introduction to the library, note taking, and paraphrasing.
Intermediate English as a Second Language II. Continued grammar review. Greater emphasis on extensive reading. Practice in expository writing, paraphrasing, and summaries. Introduction to annotated writing.
Advanced English as a Second Language. For students with a minimal or a partial academic proficiency in English. Instruction in writing expository and argumentative prose. Practice in writing a short research paper. Readings in academic subjects. The class may visit other courses.
$29,400 for academic year