Sep 22, 2020  
2019-2020 Course Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ESOL 0033 - Listening and Speaking III

Credits: 4
Hours/Week: Lecture None Lab None
Course Description: This course provides an introduction to and practice of the oral communication skills necessary in informal, formal and academic contexts.   Coursework includes listening to short lectures, conversations, and media programs in order to improve understanding of oral American English.  It also includes an introduction to note-taking styles and presentation styles.  Students will give short presentations and practice clear speech.
MnTC Goals
None

Prerequisite(s): Course placement into ESOL 0033, background information, oral interview, and writing sample or ESOL 0023  with a grade of C or higher.
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: None

Major Content

  1. Listening

    1. Understanding main ideas and important details in short adapted academic lectures, media programs take

    2. Understanding conversations in English at a normal speed

    3. Demonstrating basic note-taking skills

    4. Increasing recognition of new vocabulary

    5. Understanding both academic and social English appropriately, in context

  2. Clear Speaking/Pronunciation

    1. Problematic articulation

    2. Word and sentence stress

    3. Reductions and linking

  3. Speaking Functions and Situations

    1. Preparing and giving short presentations

    2. Participating in small and large group academic discussions

    3. Conducting interviews

    4. Developing speech and presentation delivery skills, confidence, and intelligibility

    5. Increasing production of new vocabulary

    6. Improving awareness of spoken grammar

    7. Increasing appropriate strategies to improve comprehensibility

    8. Using both academic and social English appropriately, in context


Learning Outcomes
At the end of this course students will be able to:

  1. identify main ideas and important details in short adapted academic lectures, various media programs, and conversations in English at normal speed.

  2. demonstrate basic note-taking skills.

  3. prepare and give short presentations.

  4. participate in small and large group academic discussions.

  5. conduct interviews.

  6. use both academic and social English appropriately, in context.

  7. demonstrate improved delivery skills, composure, and intelligibility.

  8. identify problematic articulation, word and sentence stress, reductions, and linking.

  9. increase recognition of and production of new vocabulary.

  10. demonstrate improved awareness of spoken grammar.

  11. increase use of appropriate strategies to improve comprehensibility.

     


Competency 1 (1-6)
None
Competency 2 (7-10)
None


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