ESL ITA Oral Skills

for International Teaching Assistants


This non-credit course offers extensive practice in English pronunciation and presentation skills, and the course includes familiarization with academic culture and norms.

The class meets weekly for one two-hour session and each participant also meets weekly one-on-one with the instructor for individual practice and feedback on speaking skills. Each student will take the UW-Milwaukee International Teaching Assistant Assessment (MITAA) at the end of the course and be given a final MITAA score.

MITAA score and advance registration required.

Tuition: $1,500

Class is designed for graduate students with teaching assistantship appointments. The tuition for the course will be posted to students' PAWS accounts. UWM Schools/Colleges and/or Departments will be billed for this course by the English as a Second Language Programs.

For any questions about the class, please contact the ESL Programs Assistant, Rebecca Christman, or the ITA Coordinator, Mark Sondrol.

Rebecca Christman
ESL Programs Assistant
Room: Curtin Hall 672
Phone: +1-414-229-5757

Mark Sondrol
ESL ITA Coordinator
Room: Curtin Hall 686