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ESLW 961LS: Beginning Listening and Speaking

Course Description

This course is designed to improve the listening and speaking skills of ESL students at the high-beginning level. This course gives students the opportunity to develop comprehension of verbal instructions, vocabulary in context, and ideas in sentences, monologues, and dialogs. The focus is on American English pronunciation. Instructors guide students to develop clear pronunciation of vowel and consonant sounds, minimal pairs, common word and phrases, pronunciation patterns of stress and intonation in English, and usage of the 1000 most common English words.

Units: 4

  • Credit - Not Degree Applicable
  • Not transferable

Course Details

  • Grade Options: Letter Grade, Pass/No Pass
  • In-Class Lecture Hours: 64 – 72
  • In-Class Lab Hours: 0

Requisites and Advisories

  • Prerequisites: None
  • Co-Requisites: None
  • Advisory: None

Transfer Details

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