The Story of English
Area of Study
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
ISA offers course level recommendations in an effort to facilitate the determination of course levels by credential evaluators.We advice each institution to have their own credentials evaluator make the final decision regrading course levels.
Host University Units4
Recommended U.S. Semester Credits3
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units0
Hours & Credits
Development of English from its Indo-European origins to contemporary varieties and dialects; changes and growth in structure and vocabulary, depending on time and place; viewing of the Public Broadcasting Service production and selection from other media.
- To be able to understand and express orally and in writing the importance of English in the world today
- To express orally and in writing the historical development of English
- To express orally and in writing the differences in contemporary English.
- To understand the importance of English in Asia and the impact of Asian English on World English
Lecturing, group work, viewing videos
Videos, handouts, articles
Measurement and evaluation of student achievement:
MUIC standard grading criteria: 90% and above is grade A
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Some courses may require additional fees.
Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.
Availability of courses is based on enrollment numbers. All students should seek pre-approval for alternate courses in the event of last minute class cancellations