Teaching Assistant Preparation in English Courses (English as a Second Language) (TAPE)

This is the first version of the 2024–25 General Catalog. Please check back regularly for changes. The final edition and the historical PDF will be published during the fall semester.

TAPE Courses

This is a list of courses with the subject code TAPE. For more information, see English as a Second Language (College of Liberal Arts and Sciences) in the catalog.

TAPE:5100 Pronunciation, Fluency Building, and Culture 0 s.h.

Attain greater fluency for teaching by making short presentations and participating in natural interactions about U.S. culture; intensive work on pronunciation to help future teaching assistants attain maximum intelligibility.

TAPE:5300 TA Preparation in English: Presentation Skills 0 s.h.

Intelligibility of speech and clarity of expression in presenting and responding; practice in videotaped lectures.

TAPE:5330 TA Preparation in English: Orientation 0 s.h.

Student expectations, typical teacher/student relationships, basic classroom management at the university.