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College Experience for International Learners, The, CourseSmart eTextbook

By Amy Baldwin, Brian Tietje, Richard McGarry

Published by Prentice Hall

Published Date: Feb 15, 2013

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First-Year Experience, College Orientation, Student Success, Student Development. English as a Second Language, English for International Students.


An essential “University as a Second Language” roadmap for international ESL students. Concise and clear explanations on a variety of cultural and language topics supported by discovery-based activities.


The International Student Experience is your roadmap for this new exciting journey into American university life.  It serves as a companion on your expedition. The readings and activities provide you an opportunity to practice the kinds of English skills you will both experience and need on campus, from the most informal conversation to the most formal types of writing and presentation skills. Included in this guide are helpful strategies to enhance your proficiency as an American college student, while enhancing your understanding of some of the most interesting facets of American culture.  Primarily through the use of a learn-by-doing methodology, you will engage in discovery-based learning and research.


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The College Experience for International Learners helps students:

  • Gain greater self-awareness
  • Define their personal identity
  • Visualize stories of success from within their reference group
  • Identify their resource network
  • Establish their personal strategy for success

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$7.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-321-86355-3