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English for Speakers of Other

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ESOL 154   Level 5 Communication
Credits: 4.00
Description: 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 communicative purpose. Develops listening comprehension and speaking skills at an intermediate level. Addresses use of important language functions, such as asking for clarification, agreeing, and negotiating meaning. Includes a minimum of one prepared speech. Reviews English consonants and vowels, consonant clusters, past tense and plural endings; common sound substitutions; intonation, phrasing, reductions and stress. Places communication in the context of academic and adult life roles. Prerequisite: ESOL placement test OR completion of ESOL 44/44N; AND concurrent placement in ESOL 40/40N and ESOL 42/42N or higher. Audit available.

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