Hartford Seminary

English for Academic Purposes

Louise Michot headshot

This course is designed as an English language learning course for graduate study. It is a non-credit course, 3 hours weekly (9 a.m. to 12 p.m.), for 10 weeks, starting Jan. 30, 2015. The purpose of this course is for graduate students to improve their English language skills. It is especially designed for international students whose first language is not English. This all encompassing language course will put emphasis on the four basic skills of reading, writing, speaking and listening. It will tie in with the specific study needs of individual students, and will increase confidence and fluency. The cost of this non-credit course is $250. Maximum enrollment: 15 students.

Print this registration form Educational Events Registration 2014-15 and mail with fee to Susan Schoenberger, Hartford Seminary, 77 Sherman St., Hartford, CT 06105, or drop it off at Susan’s office on the 3rd floor at 77 Sherman St. Questions? Contact Susan Schoenberger at (860) 509-9519or at sschoenberger@hartsem.edu.

Louise Agasee has been teaching the English Language for thirty-eight years. At the beginning of her career, she taught English at a private language institute in Egypt for five years.Then she taught at a private business college in Brussels, Belgium, for eight years. She also taught English to political refugees and asylum seekers in Oxford, England. Since 2008, she has been living here in Connecticut and has been doing volunteer teaching at the Bosnian mosque and community center.


Reading and Listening Writing Grammar Speaking
Vocabulary enrichment Essay structures Tense revision Analysing
Pronounciation Organizing ideas Linking words Discussion
Grammar structures Note taking Transitions Fluency
Fluency Plagiarism Prepositions
Discussion Paraphrasing Phrasal verbs
Presenting an argument Gerunds

A photocopy of a Grammar Syllabus will be provided.

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