International Student Orientation, Testing and Advising

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

  • 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 [January 11, 2021]

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

The International Student advising and placement for ESL courses will take place online. You may make an appointment for advising 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-1000-1H5
CRN 82907
9:10-10:40 a.m.
Tuesdays
Microsoft TEAMS meetings
August 24-November 22, 2020

ESL I – Reading and Writing

ENGL-1001-1H5
CRN 82908
10:50 a.m.– 12:20 p.m.
Tuesdays
Microsoft TEAMS meetings
August 24-November 22, 2020

ESL 2

ENGL-1002-1H5
CRN 82909
9:10 a.m.–10:40 a.m.
Mondays
Microsoft TEAMS meetings
August 24-November 22, 2020

ESL 3

ENGL-1003-1H3
CRN 82910
9:10 a.m.– 10:40 a.m.
Tuesdays
Microsoft TEAMS meetings
August 24-November 22, 2020

English Composition I-ESL

ENGL-1010-H28
CRN 82588
10:50 a.m.– 12:20 p.m.
Tuesdays
Microsoft TEAMS meetings
August 24-November 22, 2020

English Composition II-ESL

ENGL 1020-1H7 – ESL 
CRN 82644
10:50 a.m.– 12:20 p.m.
Mondays
Microsoft TEAMS meetings
August 24-November 22, 2020

Academic Success Seminar

ACAD 1100-H08-ESL
CRN 83175
10:50 a.m.– 12:20 p.m.
Mondays
Microsoft TEAMS meetings
August 24-November 22, 2020

Fundamentals of Communication

COMM 2025-1H2-ESL
CRN 83606
9:10–10:40 a.m.
Mondays
Microsoft TEAMS meetings
August 24-November