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ESL Listening and Speaking 6 - S

In this high-intermediate-level English course, students focus on listening and speaking for both general and academic purposes. Students listen to authentic material such as news reports, lectures, interviews and various types of presentations and discuss them. Students work in pairs/groups to prepare speeches and presentations using the listening material to prepare questions that further explore the topics. By the end of the course, students are be able to paraphrase listening material, state an opinion providing concrete reasons, and provide a clear summary. Additionally, they are able to participate actively as listeners and speakers in conversations on topics of personal and general interest. The complement to this course is ESL Reading and Writing 6 - S/SESL1-CE9016, which must be taken at the same time.

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You'll Walk Away with

  • The ability to tell comprehensible and detailed stories in English with a beginning, middle, and end
  • The ability to participate fully and appropriately in conversations in English on topics of personal and general interest
  • The ability to give a clear and detailed oral description or explanation in English about a personal opinion
  • The ability to deliver a summary in English of a level-appropriate text
  • An understanding of various level-appropriate audio materials, descriptions, explanations, and narratives

Ideal for

  • Nonnative speakers of English
  • Students looking to advance their professional, academic, and personal goals
NO open sections available for this course at the moment. Please check back next semester.