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NCIE 204: ESL: Speaking-Listening Intermediate High

Course Description

This course provides instruction in listening and speaking skills for non-native speakers of English. Listening skills include: pre-listening, such as using prior knowledge and experience to predict content; while-listening, such as inferring the speaker's point of view; and post-listening, such as evaluating one's use of listening strategies. Examples of speaking skills include techniques for exchanging and verifying information, and expressing opinions. Students also have the opportunity to speak with appropriate stress, intonation, and rhythm. Examples of grammar to be taught are Past Continuous tense, and gerunds/infinitives.

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 103, NCIE 203

Transfer Details

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