International Student Orientation, Testing and Advising

International Student Orientation, Testing, and Advising will be held August 15-16, 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 Chris Hastings by email at esl@southwest.tn.edu or call 901-333-4250.

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

Orientation [August 15]

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

Testing [August 15]

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.

Advising [August 16]

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 August 15 testing session. The afternoon will be used for open advising. Walk–ins are welcome from 1-6 p.m.

Courses - Summer 2018 ESL Schedule

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

Beginning Academic English as A Second Language - Listening and Speaking - 50960 - ENGL 1000 - 150
Time/Day/Location:
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm TR  Macon Academic Bldg B 141  
May 29, 2018 - Jun 29, 2018

ESL Reading and Writing - 50959 - ENGL 1001 - 150
Time/Day/Location:
5:30 pm - 9:30 pm TR  Macon Academic Bldg C 186  
Jul 05, 2018 - Aug 07, 2018

Courses - Fall 2018 ESL Schedule

Southwest offers three levels of ESL courses, with all three levels focusing on reading, writing, speaking, and listening. Courses for the Fall 2018 semester are listed below.
English as a Second Language I – Listening & Speaking
82330 ENGL-1000-105
Time/Day/Location:
9:10am-10:40 AM TR Macon Academic Bldg C 171
August 27-December 14

English as a Second Language I – Reading & Writing
82331 ENGL-1001-105
Time/Day/Location:
10:50am-12:20 PM TR Macon Farris Bldg 1106A
August 27-December 14

English as a Second Language I – Reading & Writing
82332 ENGL-1001-150
Time/Day/Location:
6:00PM-9:00 PM M Macon Fulton Bldg 114
August 27-December 14

English as a Second Language II
82333 ENGL-1002-105
Time/Day/Location:
10:50am-12:20 PM MW Macon Farris Bldg 1106A
August 27-December 14

English as a Second Language II
82051 ENGL-1002-150
Time/Day/Location:
6:00PM-9:00 PM M Macon Academic Bldg B 153
August 27-December 14

English as a Second Language III
82335 ENGL-1003-103
Time/Day/Location:
9:10am-10:40 AM TR Macon Academic Bldg C 273
August 27-December 14

English as a Second Language III
82015 ENGL-1003-150
Time/Day/Location:
6:00PM-9:00 PM M Macon Academic Bldg C 277
August 27-December 14

English Composition I
80122 ENGL-1010-128
Time/Day/Location:
10:50-12:20 TR Macon Academic Bldg B 149
August 27-December 14

English Composition II
80233 ENGL-1020-107
Time/Day/Location:
10:50-12:20 MW Macon Academic Bldg A 103
August 27-December 14

Voice and Articulation
82360 COMM-1620-101
Time/Day/Location:
3:50-5:20 MW Macon Academic Building C 195
August 27-December 14

Fundamentals of Communication
82520 COMM-2025-108
Time/Day/Location:
2:10-3:40 MW Macon Academic Bldg C 287
August 27-December 14