Please note that the CAPS office will be closed on Fridays until August 7, 2020.
Summer Language Program
The Summer Language Program provides an exciting opportunity to study at Baruch College in the heart of New York City for 3 weeks in the summer. The students are in classes for 16 hours a week, and are exposed to academic skills, professional skills, and American culture in the context of improving their English language proficiency. This program is perfect for high-school students who would like to experience university life in the United States, and for college students looking for a short English program during their summer vacation. Available to students aged 15-25. Not eligible for an F-1 visa.
This course provides students with the skills needed for effective writing in academic settings. The writing process is emphasized, with particular focus on organization and development of ideas within paragraphs and essays. Students will improve their accuracy by addressing common grammatical errors and by reviewing key grammar concepts.
In this course, you will improve your oral communication skills to meet the challenges of professional interactions. Through extensive practice exercises, role-plays, and business simulations, you will gain confidence and effective strategies for communicating in a variety of situations and making short presentations.
This course is designed to help students become more confident and proficient readers in English. Students will explore a variety of reading genres (websites, short stories, etc.) and reading skills (vocabulary-building, summarizing, critical thinking, etc.).
This course explores topics related to the history and culture of the United States while learning English. The class will use newspaper and magazine articles, videos, excerpts from books, podcasts, and other examples of American culture to improve reading and speaking skills through class discussions and interactive assignments.