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NCIE 203: ESL: Speaking-Listening Intermediate Low

Course Description

This course provides instruction in listening and speaking skills, and grammar for non-native speakers of English. Listening skills include: pre-listening, such as connecting the topic to previous knowledge; while-listening, such as identifying main ideas of the listening segment; and post-listening, such as checking for understanding. Examples of speaking skills include restating main ideas, and asking questions about the listening segment. Students also have the opportunity to practice clear pronunciation of common words and phrases, and stress and intonation patterns. Examples of grammar to be taught are the Simple Present tense and modals of possibility and necessity.

Units: 0

  • Non-Credit
  • Not transferable

Course Details

  • Grade Options: Satisfactory Progress
  • In-Class Lecture Hours: 75 – 84
  • In-Class Lab Hours: 0

Requisites and Advisories

  • Prerequisites: None
  • Co-Requisites: None
  • Advisory: NCIE 101, NCIE 102

Transfer Details

  • CSU/UC: Not transferable
Last Updated 7/19/23