International Student Orientation, Testing and Advising

International Student Orientation, Testing, and Advising will be held January 9 and 10, 2018 on the Macon Cove Campus. This is for International Students and any other students wanting to be placed in English as a Second Language (ESL) courses. For additional information, please contact Linda Patterson by email at lpatterson@southwest.tn.edu or call 901-333-4497/4250.

  • Testing for ESL courses
  • Information about Southwest degree programs and policies
  • Advising and placement in spring courses

Orientation [January 9]

The International Student orientation for ESL courses will start at 9 a.m. in the Academic Building, Wing C, Room 195 (Presentation Theater).

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Testing [January 9]

Testing for ESL will be offered at 1 p.m. in the Academic Building, Wing C, Room 193. Students will receive advising and placement appointment times for advising when tested.

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Advising [January 10]

The International Student advising and placement for ESL courses will take place in the Academic Building, Wing C, Room 193. Appointments for the 9 a.m. till noon time frame will be given during the January 9 testing session. The afternoon will be used for open advising. Walk–ins are welcome from 1-5 p.m.

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Courses - Spring 2018 ESL Schedule

Southwest offers three levels of ESL courses, with all three levels focusing on reading, writing, speaking, and listening. Courses for the Spring 2018 semester are listed below.

ESL Listening & Speaking Beg - 12000 - ENGL 1000 - 115

Time/Day/Location:
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm TR Macon Academic Bldg A 107


ESL Reading and Writing - 11329 - ENGL 1001 - 105

Time/Day/Location:
2:10 pm - 3:40 pm TR Macon Academic Bldg A 105


ESL Reading and Writing - 10616 - ENGL 1001 - 150

Time/Day/Location:
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm M Macon Academic Bldg C 179


Engl As 2nd Lang II - 10945 - ENGL 1002 - 101

Time/Day/Location:
10:50 am - 12:20 pm TR Macon Academic Bldg B 141


Engl As 2nd Lang II - 11362 - ENGL 1002 - 150

Time/Day/Location:
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm M Macon Academic Bldg C 186


Engl As 2nd Lang III - 10617 - ENGL 1003 - 101

Time/Day/Location:
9:10 am - 10:40 am TR Macon Academic Bldg C 291


Engl As 2nd Lang III - 12001 - ENGL 1003 - 150

Time/Day/Location:
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm M Macon Academic Bldg A 101


English Composition I-ESL - 10936 - ENGL 1010 - 131

Time/Day/Location:
10:50 am - 12:20 pm TR Macon Academic Bldg C 191


English Composition II - ESL - 10114 - ENGL 1020 - 110

Time/Day/Location:
12:30 pm - 2:00 pm MW


Voice & Articulation - 12140 - SPCH 1620 - 101

Time/Day/Location:
10:50 am - 12:20 pm TR Macon Academic Bldg C 195


Fund of Speech Communication - 10278 - SPCH 1010 - 105

Time/Day/Location:
10:50 am - 12:20 pm MW Macon Academic Bldg C 287

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