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English Language Program

Online Classes from the English Language Program

You can complete the same courses online that you would take on campus to earn credit for your degree. Online ELP classes are taught by the same experienced instructors who teach our on-campus courses, so you will receive a quality education from anywhere in the world. 

Online students have access to the same support and resources as on-campus students. Advising, tutoring, and help with testing are only a few examples of the services available to you. Learn about Online Student Support from Global Campus and check out the ELP Student Handbook.

Important Dates:

  • ELP Yearly Calendar
  • Fall 2021 Student Calendar (coming soon!)
  • Fall classes begin: August 23, 2021
  • If you enroll after August 20, you will be charged a $65 late fee.

Costs:

How to Enroll in Online Classes: 

  • To enroll, email elp@k-state.edu.
  • For Fall 2021, if you enroll after August 20, you will be charged a $65 late fee.

Materials and Supplies:

  • Fall 2021 Booklist for Online ELP Classes (coming soon!
Technology Requirements for Online ELP Classes: 
  • a desktop or a laptop computer
  • Windows 10 or Mac OS X 10.12 (Sierra) or newer operating systems
  • a webcam (to participate in classes and take exams),
  • speakers
  • minimum internet speed of 500 kB/s

Class Times: 

For online classes, most teaching and learning will be done at the time you choose. There will be some live online sessions to meet with your teachers and other students. It is very important to attend every live class session. Check your K-State email and Canvas classes often for current information. 

Levels of Online Classes: 

The ELP offers Intermediate English II (DAS 150), Advanced English I (15X), and Advanced English II (163 & 166) online. Classes may not be offered every semester depending on student numbers. See details about these classes below.

Intermediate English II (DAS 150)

Intermediate English II (DAS 150) is graded on a Credit/No Credit system. This class will not affect a student's Grade Point Average (GPA).

DAS 150 Listening (3 credit hours)

The goal of this course is for students at the intermediate level to develop academic English listening skills for comprehending, discussing, and taking notes from simplified lectures.

The workbook for this class can be downloaded for free here. (pdf)

DAS 150 Speaking (3 credit hours)

The goal of this course is for students at the intermediate level to enhance their speaking skills for personal and academic situations.

DAS 150 Reading and Vocabulary (6 credit hours)

The goal of this course is for students at the intermediate level to expand their academic reading skills and acquire academic vocabulary.

DAS 150 Written Communication (6 credit hours)

The goal of this course is for students at the intermediate level to improve grammar usage and to enhance their academic writing skills in English.

150 Fast Track is a special placement that is offered for students who qualify for Advanced English I (Exit Level) in three skill areas. These students will take three Advanced English I (DAS 15X) courses and one Intermediate English II (DAS 150) course.

Advanced English I (DAS 151, 152, 153, & 154)

Advanced English I classes (DAS 151, 152, 153, & 154) are graded according to the University's letter grade system (A, B, C, D, and F). These classes will affect a student's undergraduate Grade Point Average (GPA). For this reason, students are only allowed to enroll in 9 credit hours of these classes during the summers.

151 Speaking (3 credit hours)

The goal of this course is for students to develop advanced English speaking skills for personal and academic situations necessary for success in an American university.

152 Written Communication (6 credit hours)

The goal of this course is for students to develop advanced English academic writing skills incorporating more complex grammatical structures necessary for success in an American university.

153 Reading and Vocabulary (6 credit hours)

The goal of this course is for students to develop advanced English academic reading and vocabulary skills necessary for success in an American university.

154 Listening (3 credit hours)

The goal of this course is for students to develop advanced English academic listening skills necessary for success in an American university.

150 Fast Track is a special placement that is offered for students who qualify for Advanced English I (Exit Level) in three skill areas. These students will take three Advanced English I (DAS 15X) courses and one Intermediate English II (DAS 150) course.

Advanced English II (DAS 163 & 166)

Advanced English II classes (DAS 163 and 166) are graded according to the University's letter grade system (A, B, C, D, and F). These classes will affect a student's undergraduate Grade Point Average (GPA). For this reason, students are only allowed to enroll in 9 credit hours of these classes during the summers.

163 Reading and Vocabulary (3 credit hours)

The goal of this course is for students to develop advanced English academic reading and vocabulary skills necessary for success in an American university.

166 Writing (3 credit hours)

The goal of this advanced English course is for students who are transitioning to the university to refine their academic writing skills.