special PROGRAMS

ENGLISH FOR SPECIFIC ACADEMIC PURPOSES (ESAP)

Improve English language skills to continue your university level study effectively.

Who is ESAP suitable for?

This English preparation aims to improve the English language proficiency of the students who have been identified as having a low level of English attainment, so that by the end of the preparation, they can actively participate in mainstream university courses to an international standard.

Practice the English language and learning in classrooms

 

1. Academic skills: summarizing, paraphrasing, analyzing texts and identifying main idea
2. English Language skills: listening, speaking, reading, and writing

Announcement of the ESAP Timetable and Enrollment

Semester 1 | Academic Year 2023

ESAP & GE COURSEBOOKS

ESAP 2

English for Specfic Academic purposes
570 THB

ESAP 1

English for Specfic Academic purposes
570 THB

CRW – 49004 & IC011001

Critical Reading & Writing
450 THB

ECMS – 49001 & IC001001

English for Communication in Multicultural Societies / English Listening and Discussion on Current Issues
550 THB

PS – 49012 & IC002002

Public Speaking
405 THB

AE – 49003 & IC001002

Academic English
460 THB

USSE1 – 49008 & IC001002

University Study Skills in English 1 / Basic English Academic Reading and Writing
485 THB

English for Specific and Academic Purposes (ESAP)

ESAP Admission Timeline for the Semester 3/2023

The 1st-round Admission
Activity Date
Application period 11 April – 20 May 2024
English proficiency test date 22 May 2024
Announcement of ESAP admission results 24 May 2024
Payment of ESAP tuition fee 25 – 31 May 2024
Class period 1 July – 2 August 2024
The 2nd-round Admission
Activity Date
Application period 1 June – 2 July 2024
English proficiency test date 5 July 2024
Announcement of ESAP admission results 8 July 2024
Payment of ESAP tuition fee 8 – 10 July 2024
Class period 5 August – 5 September 2024

ESAP Timetable Semester 3/2023

English Language Division – Summer Session 1, Academic Year 2023 – Timetable

1st July 2024 – 2nd Aug 2024

Day/Time

09:00-12:00

13:00-16:00

Monday ESAP 1A – Erich ESAP 1B ESAP 2A – Josh ESAP 2B – Jang ESAP 1A – Erich ESAP 1B – ESAP 2A – Josh ESAP 2B – Jang
Tuesday ESAP 1A – Erich ESAP 1B – ESAP 2A – Josh ESAP 2B -Jang ESAP 1A – Erich ESAP 1B – ESAP 2A – Josh ESAP 2B – Jang
Wednesday ESAP 1A – Erich ESAP 1B – ESAP 2A – Josh ESAP 2B – Jang ESAP 1A – Erich ESAP 1B – ESAP 2A – Josh ESAP 2B – Jang
Thursday ESAP 1A – Erich ESAP 1B – ESAP 2A – Josh ESAP 2B – Jang ESAP 1A – Erich ESAP 1B – ESAP 2A – Josh ESAP 2B – Jang
Friday ESAP 1A – Erich ESAP 1B – ESAP 2A – Josh ESAP 2B – Jang ESAP 1A – Erich ESAP 1B – ESAP 2A – Josh ESAP 2B – Jang
 
 

ESAP Timetable Semester 3/2023

English Language Division – Summer Session 2, Academic Year 2023 – Timetable

5th Aug 2024 – 5th Sep 2024

Day/Time

09:00-12:00

13:00-16:00

Monday ESAP 1A – Josh ESAP 2A – ESAP 1A – Josh ESAP 2A –
Tuesday ESAP 1A – Josh ESAP 2A – ESAP 1A – Josh ESAP 2A –
Wednesday ESAP 1A – Josh ESAP 2A – ESAP 1A – Josh ESAP 2A –
Thursday ESAP 1A – Josh ESAP 2A – ESAP 1A – Josh ESAP 2A –
Friday ESAP 1A – Josh ESAP 2A – ESAP 1A – Josh ESAP 2A –

Qualifications

Completed Mattayom 6, grade 12 or equivalent ESAP students are people from outside the college or grade 8-12 students who wish to study in the English Preparation program to improve their English skills only.

Application Methods

Walk-in Application : Receive application form at Khon Kaen University International College, 2nd floor, Academic and Fundsmental Learning Building. Online Application : Please download the application form and fill in your information. After the form is complete, please attach its scanned version (.pdf/.png/.jpeg) together with your required documents and payment evidence submitting to our admission coordinator’s email: khwamh@kku.ac.th.

Methods of payment

1.Kasikorn Bank (KBank):

Account name: KKUIC-R Account number: 549-2-02992-2 SWIFT code: KASITHBK

2. Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC):

Account name: Student Fee Account number: 502-0-02151-8 SWIFT code: ICBKTHBK

Required Documents

1. Completed application form 2. A photo sized 3×4 cm with neither hat or sunglasses and taken no longer than 6 months (Stickers are not allowed.) 3. A copy of ID card (for Thai applicants)/Passport (for international applicants) 4. A copy of High school transcript or the certificate equivalent to secondary school transcript 5. A copy of High school diploma or graduation certificate 6. A copy of legalizing name change certificate (if any)

ESAP 1

1. Students who finish ESAP in the summer and have an Exit Test score from 0% – 49%, will study ESAP1 course for 135 hours during the first semester. (The class schedule will be announced later on www.ic.kku.ac.th)
2. This course provides General English for the first 70 hours and the proceeding 65 hours is Academic English. All four skills will be covered in each class, as following the Communicative Language Teaching style.
3. After the 135 hours of study, the students will take the ESAP1 Exit test, and the criteria of the test results are:

CriteriaResult
0% – 49%Study ESAP1 course in the next semester and register for three KKUIC General Education courses, which will be suggested in the announcement of the exit test results.
50% – 79%Study ESAP2 course in the next semester and register for three KKUIC General Education courses, which will be suggested in the announcement of the exit test results.
80% – 100%Exit ESAP and register for the regular courses of the next semester listed in their programs.

4. In case students cannot pass the ESAP courses in a special semester (summer), they need to continually enroll the courses in regular semesters (the first or second semesters).

ESAP 2

1. Students who finish ESAP in the summer and have an Exit Test score from 0% – 49%, will study ESAP1 course for 135 hours during the first semester. (The class schedule will be announced later on www.ic.kku.ac.th)
2. This course provides General English for the first 70 hours and the proceeding 65 hours is Academic English. All four skills will be covered in each class, as following the Communicative Language Teaching style.
3. After the 135 hours of study, the students will take the ESAP1 Exit test, and the criteria of the test results are:

CriteriaResult
0% – 49%Study ESAP1 course in the next semester and register for three KKUIC General Education courses, which will be suggested in the announcement of the exit test results.
50% – 79%Study ESAP2 course in the next semester and register for three KKUIC General Education courses, which will be suggested in the announcement of the exit test results.
80% – 100%Exit ESAP and register for the regular courses of the next semester listed in their programs.

4. In case students cannot pass the ESAP courses in a special semester (summer), they need to continually enroll the courses in regular semesters (the first or second semesters).

EXIT ESAP

Students who study an ESAP course and have the Exit Test score from 80% – 100%, will exit the ESAP course.
Students who do not pass the exit test of the last ESAP course in each academic year, they need to contact KKUIC staff, where each student will be considered on an individual basis, and given suggestions on the options and what courses they may study next.