Dec 08, 2021  
2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
    
2021-2022 Academic Catalog

ELL 85 - Intermediate Speaking and Listening

4 CR
Students will improve their aural and oral communication skills. The three components of the course are a systematic introduction to and practice with the sound system of American English, especially suprasegmentals; extensive listening practice; and introduction to and practice with appropriate conversational skills, such as offering, accepting, and refusing invitations, and asking for and giving opinions.

Requisites: (1) ACCUPLACER® ESL listening score of 71 (OR) (2) ELL 75 with at least a grade of C.
Course Learning Outcomes:
  1. Communicate with and comprehend English speakers.
  2. Participate in small group discussions in academic situations.
  3. Participate in whole-class discussions and activities.
  4. Give oral presentations appropriate for academic situations.
  5. Take comprehensible notes.