TCALC Online English Classes

TCALC ONLINE

TCALC Online English is ideal for an intermediate to advanced-English level student or business professional who wants to improve their English, but does not have a lot of time to spend in classes. Since each class meets for just two-hours a week, participants can plan around their busy schedules.

These classes may be suitable for students currently enrolled in specialized TCALC cohorts. TCALC Online English courses are designed to complement and strengthen students' communication skills in and out of the classroom. 

Digital badges and certificates available upon request with successful completion.

    ELIGIBILITY

    • Ages 16 or older
    • Must have access to required technology: 
      • Computer with microphone and webcam
      • Latest web browser (Chrome or Firefox)
      • Stable internet connection 

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    ✰ APPLY IN 3 EASY STEPS!

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    STEP 1: IDENTIFY YOUR LEVEL 

    If you don’t know your level, don’t worry. We will help you with that after you register for a class. 

    TCALC LEVEL  CEFR TOEFL iBT IELTS DUOLINGO
    10 C1 84+ 6.5+ 110+
    9 B2 78-83 6.0-6.5 105
    8 B2 74-77 6.0 100
    7 B2 70-73 5.5 95
    6 B2 65-69 5.5 90
    5 B1 58-64 5.0-5.5 85
    4 B1 50-57 5.0 75-80
    3 B1 42-49 4.5-5.0 70
    2 A2 N/A N/A 55-65
    1 A1 N/A N/A 10-50
    STEP 2: CHOOSE YOUR ONLINE CLASS 

    Presentations and Pronunciation

    • Level: Intermediate, TCALC Levels 5 – 7
    • Description: Gain the skills and confidence you need to deliver successful presentations in English, for both in-person and online audiences. You will:
      • plan, research, organize and present presentations on a variety of topics
      • use instructor and peer feedback to improve performance
      • develop and practice presentation delivery skills including speaking volume, eye contact and more
      • learn best practices in PowerPoint design
      • receive individualized feedback from instructor to improve pronunciation accuracy
      • build confidence when communicating in and out of the classrom
    Class Dates Meeting Days Meeting Times*
    Aug 2 – Oct 11, 2022 Tuesdays 7:00 AM – 9:00 AM Eastern Time

    Professional and Academic Conversations in English (PACE)

    • Level: High Intermediate to Advanced, TCALC Levels 7 – 10
    • Description: Develop academic and professional English through spoken interaction on varying weekly topics. You will:
      • share your connection to the lesson topic with your own ideas, beliefs, experiences, and knowledge
      • read, discuss and analyze an excerpt from current news or academic publication
      • collaborate with classmates to solve open-ended and real-world problems
      • examine and discuss a visual illustration of quantitative data related to the topic
    Class Dates Meeting Days Meeting Times*
    Sep 1 – Oct 13, 2022 Thursdays 7:00 AM – 9:00 AM Eastern Time

    *All class times are listed in Eastern time, for Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Please check here to find the time in your region/country.

    STEP 3: REGISTER FOR CLASS 

    Now that you know what class you want, click on the class link(s) to register.

    More benefits of TCALC Online

    • High quality university-based program with experienced and qualified instructors 
    • One-on-one interaction and real–time instruction with students from around the world 
    • Individualized assistance from our Student Services team
    • Small class sizes  
    • Access to the library, Student Succcess Center and other university resources  

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    Questions? Visit Frequently Asked Questions or email us at tcalcapps@temple.edu.