TCALC Online English Classes

✰ WHY TCALC ONLINE? 

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

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  

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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    Home study desk setup

     

    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 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 80
    3 B1 42-49 4.5-5.0 70-75
    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 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 classroom more 

     

    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 their 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, real-world problems  
    • examine and discuss a visual illustration of quantitative data related to the topic
    STEP 3: REGISTER FOR CLASS 

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

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