AELS 920 - Spoken American English
Emphasizes the development and use of language skills necessary for understanding others and expressing oneself orally in American English in academic, professional, and social contexts. The course includes vocabulary development, practice with appropriate language structures, and discussion of important aspects of cross-cultural communication. PREREQUISITE(S): AELS 910 with a grade of C or better or placement by testing required by the College of non-native speakers of English. PRE- or COREQUISITE(S): AELR 920 and AELW 920 , or placement by testing required by the College for non-native speakers of English. Additional laboratory required. Five hours each week. Formerly EL 110.
5 semester hours
FIVE EQUIVALENT CREDIT HOURS. NOT APPLICABLE TO A DEGREE OR CERTIFICATE. MAY NOT BE USED TO SATISFY DEGREE REQUIREMENTS. NOT INCLUDED IN GPA CALCULATION.
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:
- Demonstrate a fundamental competency in academic listening and note-taking.
- Demonstrate appropriate use of targeted American English idioms and academic vocabulary.
- Demonstrate control of basic structures of spoken English grammar.
- Participate effectively in class as group members and presenters.
- Present organized spoken discourse on a given topic.
- Recognize rules of appropriate academic and professional interaction.
- Use communication strategies in collaborative contexts.
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