ESL 114 - English as a Second Language Speaking & Listening 3
Spoken American English for non-native speakers at the intermediate level. Development of pronunciation, speaking, listening, and note- taking skills necessary for academic success. Practice in listening to lectures from a variety of topics and basic note-taking techniques. Speaking practice in oral presentations, interviews, and discussions.
Prerequisites: ESL 103 English as a Second Language Grammar 2, ESL 104 English as a Second Language Speaking & Listening 2, ESL 105 English as a Second Language Reading and Writing 2
Corequisites: ESL 113 English as a Second Language Grammar 3, ESL 115 English as a Second Language Reading and Writing 3
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. Grasp the rules for word stress, sentence focus, thought groups and intonation and to apply them properly in English sentences.
2. Pronounce linked word pairs and phrases using appropriate glides.
3. Use high-intermediate language functions to communicate effectively in real world situations.
4. Describe events using different tenses.
5. Recognize the intonation patterns of tag questions and use them appropriately in conversation.
6. Compose and deliver short informal presentations.
7. Recognize and use non-verbal communication in a variety of social situations.
8. Distinguish between main ideas and details in spoken high-intermediate stories, articles and dialogs.
9. Distinguish between fact and inference, and evaluate inferences in high-intermediate stories, articles and dialogs.
10. Recognize common patterns of lecture organization and take notes in various formats based on those patterns.
11. Recognize emotion and attitude in dialogs and spoken texts and express these appropriately.
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