ESL 004 - English as a Second Language Speaking & Listening 1
Spoken American English for non-native speakers at the beginning level. Development of oral fluency and accuracy by integrating speaking, listening, and pronunciation skills. Practice in recognition and production of sounds, stress, rhythm and intonation patterns. Understanding and practice of basic language functions in oral communication. (This course is not acceptable for credits toward a degree)
Corequisites: ESL 003 English as a Second Language Grammar I, ESL 005 English as a Second Language Reading and Writing I
4 Class Hours
Learning Outcomes of the course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Decipher the meaning from context and distinguish main ideas from details.
2. Identify and apply word stress and proper intonation.
3. Recognize and utilize proper pronunciation in converstational English.
4. Utilize proper English grammar in specific settings such as in interviews, and in describing particular places and things.
5. Comprehend a greater percentage of the English heard in every-day situations.
6. Recognize and utilize an increased vocabulary commonly needed in the life of a college student.
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