Elective courses are 2-hour or 4-hour courses. Students are able to choose up to 4 hours of elective classes at no cost if they would like additional English practice.

Electives are offered on a rotating basis. Offerings are based on student interest. Here are some examples:

  • Pronunciation
  • English Fluency
  • Everyday Vocabulary
  • Academic Vocabulary
  • Test Prep (iBT, Paper-based TOEFL, IELTS)
  • English Conversation
  • Current Events
  • Business English
  • Culture and Cooking
  • World Englishes
  • Listening to the Englishes of America
  • UO Common Reading
  • Short Story