ESL 104 - English as a Second Language Speaking & Listening 2
Spoken American English for non-native speakers at the high-beginning to low-intermediate 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 more complex language functions in oral communication. Development of fluency and confidence in listening comprehension and conversational skills.
Prerequisites: ESL 003 English as a Second Language Grammar 1, ESL 004 English as a Second Language Speaking & Listening I, ESL 005 English as a Second Language Reading and Writing I
Corequisites: ESL 103 English as a Second Language Grammar 2, ESL 105 English as a Second Language Reading and Writing 2
4 Class Hours
(This course is not acceptable for credits toward a degree)
Learning Outcomes of the Course:
Upon successful completion of this course the student will be able to:
1. Decipher 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 conversational English.
4. Utilize proper English grammar in specific settings such as interview, and in describing a particular place or thing.
5. Comprehend a greater percentage of the English heard in everyday situations.
6. Recognize and utilize an increased vocabulary commonly needed in the life of a college student.
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