International Student Orientation, Testing and Advising

International Student Orientation, Testing and Advising will be held at the Macon Cove Campus on the following dates:

  • Fall 2021 – August 12, 2021
  • Spring 2022 – January 10, 2022

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.

Thursday August 12, 2021

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

Testing for ESL is offered online and can be found at: https://forms.gle/FdNMKuf4aAKdNnh67.

After taking the test, students can make appointments for advising by emailing esl@southwest.tn.edu

August 13-14, 2021

The International Student advising and placement for ESL courses will take place in the Academic Building, Wing B, Room 139. 

Appointments for the afternoon will be given during the testing session. During the week, advising appointments will be taken by emailing ESL@southwest.tn.edu

 

Courses - Fall 2021 ESL Schedule

Southwest offers three levels of ESL courses, with all three levels focusing on reading, writing, speaking, and listening. Courses for the Fall 2021 semester are listed below.

ESL Course Offerings
Fall 2021 - August 23-December 1, 2021
  Course Campus M T W R
ESL Level 1* ESL 1 (Listening & Speaking)
ENGL 1000-1H1: CRN 81518
Macon - MAC 177
9:10-10:40
  x    
ESL 1 (Reading & Writing)
ENGL 1001-1H1: CRN 81519
Macon - MAC 177
10:50-12:20
  x    
ESL Level 2*

ESL 2 
ENGL 1002-1H2: CRN 81520
Macon - MAC 179
9:10-10:40
x      
Academic Success Seminar – ESL
ACAD-1100-1H9: CRN 81521
Macon - MAC 177
10:50-12:20
x      
ESL Level 3*

ESL 3 
ENGL 1003-1H1: CRN 81522
Macon - MAC 179
9:10-10:40
  x    
English Composition I – ESL
ENGL 1010-1H8-ESL: CRN 81523

Macon - MAC 193
10:50-12:20

  x    
ESL Transition*

Fundamentals of Communication-ESL
COMM 2025-H16: CRN 81525

** Online 
9:10-10:40

x      
English Composition II – ESL
ENGL 1020-1H9: CRN 81524 

Macon - MAC 187
10:50-12:20

x      

*Students typically take 2 classes together as a cohort.

** The Southwest ESL program is totally online. Students will be provided with online resources, recorded lectures, activities ,assignments, and discussion forums, while also meeting virtually with their instructors each week

 

 

Contact Us

  • 901-333-5000