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ESLC  0305  ESL Listening/Speaking, Intermediate
Develops listening and speaking skills in speakers of languages other than English and prepares them to function in educational, vocational and/or personal English-speaking contexts.  Additionally, emphasis on developing non-native speakers' intermediate listening and speaking skills to facilitate natural communication.  Oral skills are developed through individual presentations and interactions in dyads and in small and large groups.  Aural skills are developed through classroom interaction, outside assignments, and video and audio clips designed to enhance non-native speakers' skills in understanding both formal and informal speech styles of English.  Focus is given to students' spoken grammar, pronunciation, vocabulary, and exposure to U.S. culture.  Lab required.  Prerequisite: ESL New Student Assessment for ESLC 0305.  3 credit hours. (D)

Note: ESLC 0305, ESLC 0310, ESLC 0325, and ESLX 0305 may be taken for a combined total of no more than 9 credit hours.

 

ESLC  0310  ESL Listening/Speaking, Advanced
Develops listening and speaking skills in speakers of languages other than English and prepares them to function in educational, vocational and/or personal English-speaking contexts. Emphasis on developing non-native speakers’ advanced oral communication and listening competencies. Students practice natural communication regarding abstract concepts in classroom activities by working in dyads and in small and large groups.  Formal speaking skills are focused upon through delivery of individual short oral presentations.  Students participate in advanced level listening activities through interaction both in and out of the classroom and the use of video and audio media.  Focus is given to students’ spoken grammar, pronunciation, vocabulary, and exposure to U.S. culture. Lab required.  Prerequisite: ESL New Student Assessment for ESLC 0310; or successful completion of ESLC 0305. 3 credit hours. (D) 

Note: ESLC 0305, ESLC 0310, ESLC 0325, and ESLX 0305 may be taken for a combined total of no more than 9 credit hours.

 

ESLC  0325  ESL Listening/Speaking Transitioning
Develops listening and speaking skills in speakers of languages other than English and prepares them to function in coursework.  Emphasis on developing non-native speakers’ advanced oral communication and listening competencies.  Students practice natural communication regarding academic concepts in classroom activities by working in dyads and in small and large groups.  Formal speaking skills are focused upon through delivery of individual researched presentations and debates.  Students participate in advanced level listening activities through interaction both in and out of the classroom and the use of video and audio media.  Focus is given to students’ pronunciation, vocabulary, and research as well as successful transitioning to SPCH 1311. Lab required. Prerequisite: ESL New Student Assessment for ESLC 0325; or successful completion of ESLC 0310. 3 credit hours. (D) 

Note: ESLC 0305, ESLC 0310, ESLC 0325, and ESLX 0305 may be taken for a combined total of no more than 9 credit hours.

 

 

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