ESL521: BEG ESL LISTEN/SPEAK
This course develops basic listening and speaking skills, moving from a functional survival context to academic readiness. Activities are directed at providing practice through listening exercises, role-play, pair work, small and large group discussion, interviews, and oral presentations. ADVISORY: ESL 510B or ESL Assessment Test Recommendation. Recommended concurrent enrollment in ESL 522 and 523.
- Identify and use key aural information (main ideas, details, and inferences) to understand aural passages.
- Recognize and employ new topical vocabulary.
- Recognize stressed words or syllables, intonations and contrasting sounds in aural passages and use in speech
- Demonstrate fluency of spoken English in individual or group oral presentations on assigned or self-selected topics