International Student Orientation, Testing and Advising

International Student Orientation, Testing, and Advising will be held at the Macon Cove Campus on the following dates:

  • Fall 2020 - August 13, 2020 
  • Spring 2021 - January 11, 2021
  • Fall 2021 – August 12, 2021
  • Spring 2022 – January 10, 2022

This is for International Students and any other students wanting to be placed in English as a Second Language (ESL) courses. For additional information, please contact Chris Hastings by email at esl@southwest.tn.edu or call 901-333-4250.

  • Testing for ESL courses
  • Information about Southwest degree programs and policies
  • Advising and placement.

Orientation [August 13, 2020]

The International Student orientation for ESL courses will start at 9 a.m. in the Academic Building, Wing C, Room 195 (Presentation Theater).

Testing

Testing for ESL is offered online and can be found at: https://forms.gle/FdNMKuf4aAKdNnh67. After taking the test, students can make appointments for advising by emailing esl@southwest.tn.edu.

Advising [August 13-14, 2020]

The International Student advising and placement for ESL courses will take place in the Academic Building, Wing B, Room 139. Appointments for the afternoon will be given during the testing session. During the week, advising appointments will be taken by emailing ESL@southwest.tn.edu.

Courses - Fall 2020 ESL Schedule

Southwest offers three levels of ESL courses, with all three levels focusing on reading, writing, speaking, and listening. Courses for the Fall 2020 semester are listed below.

ESL I – Listening and Speaking

ENGL-1000-105
CRN 82907
9:10-10:40 a.m.
Tuesdays and Thursdays
Macon Academic Bldg (MAC 271)
August 24-December 4, 2020

ESL I – Reading and Writing

ENGL-1001-105
CRN 82908
10:50 a.m.– 12:20 p.m.
Tuesdays and Thursdays
Macon Academic Bldg (MAC 171)
August 24-December 4, 2020

ESL I – Reading and Writing

ENGL-1001-150
CRN 83833
6–9 p.m.
Mondays
Macon Academic Bldg (MAC 277)
August 24-December 4, 2020

ESL 2

ENGL-1002-105
CRN 82909
9:10 a.m.–10:40 a.m.
Mondays and Wednesdays
Macon Academic Bldg (MAC 289)
August 24-December 4, 2020

ESL 2

ENGL-1002-150
CRN 83834
6-9 p.m.
Mondays
Macon Academic Bldg (MAC 271)
August 24-December 4, 2020

ESL 3

ENGL-1003-103
CRN 82910
9:10 a.m.– 10:40 a.m.
Tuesdays and Thursdays
Macon Academic Bldg (MAC 277)
August 24-December 4, 2020

ESL 3

ENGL-1002-150
CRN 83835
6-9 p.m.
Mondays
Macon Academic Bldg (MAC 275)
August 24-December 4, 2020

English Composition I-ESL

ENGL-1010-128
CRN 82588
10:50 a.m.– 12:20 p.m.
Tuesdays and Thursdays
Macon Academic Bldg (MAC 173)
August 24-December 4, 2020

English Composition II-ESL

ENGL 1020-107 – ESL
CRN 82644
10:50 a.m.– 12:20 p.m.
Mondays and Wednesdays
Macon Academic Bldg (MAC 289)
August 24-December 4, 2020

Academic Success Seminar

ACAD 1100-108-ESL
CRN 83175
10:50 a.m.– 12:20 p.m.
Mondays and Wednesdays
Macon Academic Bldg (MAC 295)
August 24-December 4, 2020

Fundamentals of Communication

COMM 2025-102-ESL
CRN 83606
9:10–10:40 a.m.
Mondays and Wednesdays
Macon Academic Bldg (MAC 287)
August 24-December 4, 2020