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Course Description

In this course, listening and speaking skills are developed through extended listening exercises, open-ended dialogues, pair and group discussions, oral interviews, and oral reports. PREREQUISITE: ESL 521 or ESL 528 with a grade of 'C' or better or ESL Assessment Recommendation. Recommended concurrent enrollment in ESL 532 and 533.

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify and use key aural information (main ideas, details, and inferences ) to understand aural passages.
  • Recognize and employ new topical vocabulary.
  • Recognize targeted suffixes in aural passages and use in speech.
  • Demonstrate fluency of spoken English in oral or group oral presentations on assigned or self-selected topics.
  • Demonstrate the ability to retrieve information via internet for use in presentations.
  • Apply note-taking skills to level-appropriate material.

Last modified: November 25, 2014
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