000 Level Courses

AE 000: AE Pre-Registration. 0 credits.
Offered by INTO Mason. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to English Language level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the Not Gradeable (NG) scale.
AE 002: Core Foundations. 10 credits.
Focuses on reading and writing in daily life. Develops basic writing (forming accurate simple sentences) and basic reading (identifying main ideas and explicit details in very short functional texts) on familiar, personally relevant topics. Introduces vocabulary and grammar at the CEFR A1+ level. Designed for non-native English speakers at a mid-beginning level in written skills. Offered by INTO Mason. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 20 credits.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to English Language level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the English Language scale.
AE 003: Oral Communication Skills Foundations. 6-8 credits.
Focuses on listening and speaking skills in everyday settings. Develops functions, vocabulary, grammar, and pronunciation at the CEFR A1+ level. Designed for non-native English speakers at a mid-beginning level in listening and speaking. Offered by INTO Mason. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 12 credits.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to English Language level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the English Language scale.
AE 010: Level 1 Core. 10 credits.
Focuses on reading and writing in daily life. Develops basic writing (transitioning from sentence-level to paragraph-level) and basic reading (identifying main ideas and explicit details in short expository and functional texts) on familiar, personally relevant topics. Introduces vocabulary and grammar at the CEFR A2 level. Designed for non-native English speakers at a high-beginning level in written skills. Offered by INTO Mason. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 20 credits.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to English Language level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the English Language scale.
AE 011: Level 1 Oral Comm Skills. 6-8 credits.
Focuses on listening and speaking skills in everyday settings. Develops functions, vocabulary, grammar, and pronunciation at the CEFR A2 level. Designed for non-native English speakers at a high-beginning level in listening and speaking. Offered by INTO Mason. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 16 credits.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to English Language level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the English Language scale.
AE 012: Level 1-2 Special Topics. 2 credits.
Offered by INTO Mason. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to English Language level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the English Language scale.
AE 013: Vocabulary in Daily Life. 2 credits.
Offered by INTO Mason. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to English Language level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the English Language scale.
AE 014: Listening in Daily Life. 2 credits.
Offered by INTO Mason. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to English Language level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the English Language scale.
AE 015: Writing Daily Life. 2 credits.
Offered by INTO Mason. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to English Language level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the English Language scale.
AE 017: Listening and Speaking. 6 credits.
Offered by INTO Mason. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to English Language level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the English Language scale.
AE 020: Level 2 Core. 10 credits.
Focuses on reading and writing in general and academic settings. Further develops paragraph writing and identifying main ideas and explicit details in readings on familiar topics. Introduces vocabulary and grammar at the CEFR B1 level. Designed for non-native English speakers at a low-intermediate level in written skills. Offered by INTO Mason. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 20 credits.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to English Language level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the English Language scale.
AE 021: Level 2 Oral Comm Skills. 6-8 credits.
Focuses on listening and speaking skills in social and academic settings. Introduces short presentations and develops functions, vocabulary, grammar, and pronunciation at the CEFR A2+ level. Designed for non-native English speakers at a low-intermediate level in listening and speaking. Offered by INTO Mason. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 18 credits.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to English Language level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the English Language scale.
AE 022: Level 2-3 Special Topics. 2-4 credits.
Offered by INTO Mason. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 12 credits.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to English Language level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the English Language scale.
AE 023: Basic Spelling Skills. 2 credits.
Offered by INTO Mason. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to English Language level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the English Language scale.
AE 024: Basic Pronunciation Skills. 2 credits.
Offered by INTO Mason. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to English Language level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the English Language scale.
AE 030: Level 3 Core. 10 credits.
Focuses on reading and writing in academic and general settings. Transitions from paragraphs to short essay writing and introduces inferencing and identifying text connections. Develops vocabulary and grammar at the CEFR B1 level. Designed for non-native English speakers at a mid-intermediate level in written skills. Offered by INTO Mason. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 20 credits.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to English Language level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the English Language scale.
AE 031: Level 3 Oral Comm Skills. 6-8 credits.
Focuses on listening and speaking skills in academic and social settings. Introduces note-taking and develops short presentations, functions, vocabulary, grammar, and pronunciation at the CEFR B1 level. Designed for non-native English speakers at a mid-intermediate level in oral skills. Offered by INTO Mason. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 16 credits.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to English Language level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the English Language scale.
AE 032: Level 3-4 Special Topics. 2-4 credits.
Offered by INTO Mason. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 12 credits.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to English Language level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the English Language scale.
AE 033: Reading Plus. 2 credits.
Offered by INTO Mason. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to English Language level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the English Language scale.
AE 034: Dictionary Skills. 2 credits.
Offered by INTO Mason. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to English Language level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the English Language scale.
AE 035: Developing Vocabulary. 2 credits.
Offered by INTO Mason. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to English Language level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the English Language scale.
AE 036: American Culture. 2 credits.
Offered by INTO Mason. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to English Language level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the English Language scale.
AE 040: Level 4 Core. 10 credits.
Focuses on reading and writing in academic settings. Develops comprehension and retention of modified academic and informational texts and writing a variety of academic essays on concrete and abstract topics. Covers vocabulary and grammar at the CEFR B1+ level. Designed for non-native English speakers at a high-intermediate level in written skills. Offered by INTO Mason. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 20 credits.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to English Language level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the English Language scale.
AE 041: Level 4 Oral Comm Skills. 6-8 credits.
Focuses on listening and speaking skills in academic and social settings. Introduces note-taking and develops short formal presentations, conversation management, functions, vocabulary, grammar, and pronunciation at the CEFR B1+ level. Designed for non-native English speakers at a high-intermediate level in oral skills. Offered by INTO Mason. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 16 credits.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to English Language level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the English Language scale.
AE 042: Level 4-5 Special Topics. 2-4 credits.
Offered by INTO Mason. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 12 credits.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to English Language level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the English Language scale.
AE 044: Intro to IELTS Academic. 2 credits.
Offered by INTO Mason. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to English Language level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the English Language scale.
AE 045: Developing Spelling Skills. 2 credits.
Offered by INTO Mason. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to English Language level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the English Language scale.
AE 046: Developing Pronunciation Skill. 2 credits.
Offered by INTO Mason. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to English Language level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the English Language scale.
AE 047: Intro to TOEFL iBT. 2 credits.
Offered by INTO Mason. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to English Language level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the English Language scale.
AE 048: Present Yourself. 2 credits.
Offered by INTO Mason. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to English Language level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the English Language scale.
AE 050: Level 5 Core. 10 credits.
Focuses on reading and writing in academic settings. Focuses on comprehension and retention of modified academic and informational texts and writing a variety of academic essays. Introduces summary writing and APA citation. Develops vocabulary and grammar at the CEFR B2 level. Designed for non-native English speakers at a low-advanced level in written skills. Offered by INTO Mason. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 20 credits.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to English Language level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the English Language scale.
AE 051: Level 5 Oral Comm Skills. 6-8 credits.
Focuses on listening and speaking skills in academic settings. Develops note-taking, formal presentations, conversation management, functions, vocabulary, grammar, and pronunciation at the CEFR B2 level. Designed for non-native English speakers at a low-advanced level in oral skills. Offered by INTO Mason. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 16 credits.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to English Language level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the English Language scale.
AE 052: Level 5-6 Special Topics. 2-4 credits.
Offered by INTO Mason. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 12 credits.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to English Language level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the English Language scale.
AE 053: Newspaper Productioon. 2 credits.
Offered by INTO Mason. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to English Language level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the English Language scale.
AE 054: TED Talks. 2 credits.
Offered by INTO Mason. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to English Language level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the English Language scale.
AE 055: Let's Talk Math. 2 credits.
Offered by INTO Mason. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to English Language level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the English Language scale.
AE 056: Business English. 2 credits.
Offered by INTO Mason. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to English Language level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the English Language scale.
AE 060: Level 6 Core. 10 credits.
Focuses on reading and writing in academic settings. Develops comprehension and retention of modified academic and informational texts and writing longer academic essays and a short research paper. Covers vocabulary and grammar at the CEFR B2+ level. Designed for non-native English speakers at a mid-advanced level in written skills. Offered by INTO Mason. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 20 credits.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to English Language level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the English Language scale.
AE 061: Level 6 Oral Comm Skills. 6-8 credits.
Focuses on listening and speaking skills in academic settings. Develops note-taking, formal presentations, conversation management, functions, vocabulary, grammar, and pronunciation at the CEFR B2+ level. Designed for non-native English speakers at a mid-advanced level in listening and speaking. Offered by INTO Mason. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 16 credits.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to English Language level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the English Language scale.
AE 062: Level 6-7 Special Topics. 2-4 credits.
Offered by INTO Mason. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 12 credits.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to English Language level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the English Language scale.
AE 063: American TV Comedy. 2 credits.
Offered by INTO Mason. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to English Language level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the English Language scale.
AE 064: English through Pop Music. 2 credits.
Offered by INTO Mason. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to English Language level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the English Language scale.
AE 065: Advanced Pronunciation Skills. 2 credits.
Offered by INTO Mason. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to English Language level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the English Language scale.
AE 067: Acting with Americans. 2 credits.
Offered by INTO Mason. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to English Language level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the English Language scale.
AE 068: China 1-2-1 Orientation. 3 credits.
Offered by INTO Mason. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to English Language or English Language level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the English Language scale.
AE 069: China 1-2-1 Orientation. 1 credit.
Offered by INTO Mason. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to English Language or English Language level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the English Language scale.
AE 070: Level 7 Core. 10 credits.
Focuses on reading and writing in academic settings. Develops comprehension and retention of academic readings and writing data set descriptions, abstracts, longer academic essays, and a research paper. Covers vocabulary and grammar at the CEFR C1 level. Designed for non-native English speakers at a high-advanced level in written skills. Offered by INTO Mason. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 20 credits.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to English Language level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the English Language scale.
AE 071: Level 7 Oral Comm Skills. 6-8 credits.
Focuses on listening and speaking skills in academic settings. Develops note-taking, formal presentations, conversation management, functions, vocabulary, grammar, and pronunciation at the CEFR C1 level. Designed for non-native English speakers at a high-advanced level in listening and speaking. Offered by INTO Mason. May be repeated within the degree for a maximum 16 credits.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to English Language level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the English Language scale.
AE 072: Level 6-7-8 Special Topics. 2-4 credits.
Offered by INTO Mason. May be repeated within the term for a maximum 12 credits.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to English Language level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the English Language scale.
AE 073: Dialogue with Americans. 4 credits.
Offered by INTO Mason. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to English Language level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the English Language scale.
AE 074: Giving Presentations. 2 credits.
Offered by INTO Mason. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to English Language level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the English Language scale.
AE 075: Advanced Vocabulary. 2 credits.
Offered by INTO Mason. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to English Language level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the English Language scale.
AE 076: Preparation for GRE. 2 credits.
Offered by INTO Mason. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to English Language level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the English Language scale.
AE 077: Preparation for IELTS. 2 credits.
Offered by INTO Mason. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to English Language level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the English Language scale.
AE 078: Preparation for TOEFL iBT. 2 credits.
Offered by INTO Mason. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to English Language level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the English Language scale.
AE 079: Advanced English Grammar. 4 credits.
Offered by INTO Mason. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to English Language level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the English Language scale.
AE 080: Level 8 Core. 10 credits.
Offered by INTO Mason. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to English Language level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the English Language scale.
AE 081: Level 8 Oral Comm Skills. 6-8 credits.
Offered by INTO Mason. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to English Language level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the English Language scale.
AE 082: Level 7-8 Special Topics. 2 credits.
Offered by INTO Mason. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to English Language level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the English Language scale.
AE 083: SuperTOEFL. 4 credits.
Offered by INTO Mason. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to English Language level students.

Schedule Type: Lecture
Grading:
This course is graded on the English Language scale.
AE 088: Elective Topic 3. 2 credits.
Offered by INTO Mason. May not be repeated for credit.
Registration Restrictions:

Enrollment is limited to English Language level students.

Schedule Type: Seminar
Grading:
This course is graded on the English Language scale.