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2017-18 Edition

ESOL 254. Level 7 Academic Communication. 5 Credits.

Presents oral communication as a process that involves determination of purpose, selection and adjustment of strategies, comprehension checks, and integration of prior with new knowledge to address the purpose. Covers listening comprehension, note-taking, and discussion of academic topics at the advanced level. Includes public speaking, such as prepared speeches on academic topics with written outlines and use of outside sources. Reviews English consonants and vowels, word endings, intonation, phrasing, linking, reductions and stress patterns. Prerequisites: ESOL placement test OR successful completion of ESOL 164; AND concurrent placement in ESOL 160 and ESOL 162 or higher. Audit available. This course fulfills the following GE requirements: Arts and Letters/AAOT, Arts and Letters/AS, Arts and Letters/AAS, Arts and Letters/AGS, Arts and Letters/ASOT-B.