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ESLX 0305 ESL Pronunciation
Emphasis on aspects of spoken English, including stress and intonation, individual phonemes, and awareness of connected and reduced speech. Addresses pronunciation problems of specific language groups. Attention to productive and receptive skills is facilitated through classroom activities, students work in dyads and small and large groups. Lab required. Prerequisite: ESL New Student Assessment for ESLX 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.
ESLX 0310 ESL Vocabulary and Idioms
Instruction in idiomatic American English for second language learners. Increases familiarity with idiomatic English to facilitate comprehension and production of idioms in spoken and written discourse. Lab required. Prerequisite: ESL New Student Assessment for ESLR 0310; or successful completion of ESLR 0305. 3 credit hours. (D)
Note: ESLR 0305, ESLR 0310, ESLR 0325, and ESLX 0310 may be taken for a combined total of no more than 9 credit hours.
ESLX 0325 Test-Taking and Study Skills for Non-Native English Speakers
Prepares non-native English-speaking students for success by providing instruction and practice in test-taking techniques as well as exposing them to the expectations and realities of college academic coursework. Topics include information processing, memory retention, strategic learning, self-regulation, goal setting, motivation, educational planning, and learning styles. Techniques of study such as organization, time-management, listening/speaking/reading/writing in a lecture or classroom setting, note-taking, research skills, and test preparation will be covered. Lab required. Prerequisite: ESL New Student Assessment for ESLX 0325; or successful completion of ESLR 0310 and ESLW 0310. 3 credit hours. (D)