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2022-2023 Course Catalog 
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ESOL 1033 - American English: Advanced Listening and Speaking

Credits: 3
Hours/Week: Lecture None Lab None
Course Description: This course focuses on effective communication in American English through speaking and listening. Topics include developing more effective verbal and nonverbal skills, improving listening comprehension, and developing the ability to participate effectively in small group and class discussions. The skills and strategies covered in this course emphasize educational and professional settings.
MnTC Goals

Prerequisite(s): Placement into ESOL 1033 OR completion of ESOL 0043  with a grade of “C” or higher OR course placement into ENGL 1021  OR course placement into ENGL 0950  OR completion of RDNG 0940  with a grade of “C” or higher OR completion of RDNG 0950  with a grade of “C” or higher.
Corequisite(s): None
Recommendation: None

Major Content
  1. Listening
    1. Comprehending authentic academic lectures
    2. Demonstrating advanced note-taking skills with attention to organization
    3. Recognizing new vocabulary
  2. Clear oral communication
    1. Pronunciation
    2. Grammar in speaking
  3. Speaking
    1. Preparing and delivering individual and group presentations
    2. Participating in and leading small group and class discussions
    3. Increasing vocabulary
    4. Applying acquired skills in verbal and nonverbal communication

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

  1. demonstrate advanced note-taking skills with attention to organization and distinction between main ideas and details.
  2. demonstrate advanced note-taking skills with clear organization.
  3. prepare and deliver various styles of individual and group presentations.
  4. develop and use strategies for effective participation in and leadership of small group and whole class discussions.
  5. produce clear communication
    1. pronunciation
    2. near native-like grammar.
  6. increase recognition and production of new vocabulary.
  7. apply acquired skills and strategies to increase effectiveness in verbal and nonverbal communication.

Competency 1 (1-6)
Competency 2 (7-10)

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