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 Course Title:   Intermediate Academic ESL - Speaking & Listening

 Title Abbreviation:   INTERM AESL S/L

 Department:    ELA

 Course #:    64

 Credits:    9

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    9

 CIP:    320305

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2017

 Course Description  

ELA students with clearly defined academic goals will continue to refine academic English though the performance of routine tasks as well as the extension and application of their academic skills.


Prerequisite: CASAS testing and permission of ELA and AESL department chairs.

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 99

Lab: 0

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Academic N/A  

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Readily engage in everyday social interactions inside and outside of the classroom environment.
  2. Critically respond to and discuss factual or opinion media.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

Course Contents

  1. Follow complex directions and ask for clarification in the classroom.
  2. Demonstrate increasing conversation skills in common real-life situations using appropriate vocabulary.
  3. Keep a log to identify main ideas and supporting details from listening materials to prepare summaries.
  4. Prepare and deliver a classroom presentation focusing on research, organization, and use of PowerPoint or other visual aids.
  5. Actively participate in small group discussions and interviews in English.
  6. Demonstrate increased ability to understand and use American English pronunciation.