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 Course Title:   High Intermediate Academic ESL - Speaking & Listening

 Title Abbreviation:   HIGH INTERM AESL S/L

 Department:    ELA

 Course #:    66

 Credits:    9

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    0

 CIP:    320306

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2017

 Course Description  

ELA students with clearly defined academic goals will develop language-learning strategies and habits to successfully demonstrate English speaking and listening skills in settings approaching those to be encountered in a college setting.


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. Attend lectures/presentations to apply listening skills and take notes on content to give related reports/evaluations.
  2. Actively participate in large and small group academic discussions.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

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

Course Contents

  1. State and support opinions in small group discussions.
  2. Respond appropriately to different opinions.
  3. Present and teach the class a skill or convey knowledge about a subject of personal interest.
  4. Gather information through interviews to present conclusions in one or more oral reports.
  5. Listen and ask appropriate questions of other students.
  6. Prepare and deliver oral presentations using PowerPoint and other visual aids.
  7. Understand video/taped material and respond in various ways to indicate comprehension.
  8. Identify words/phrases used with the language functions of interrupting, introducing new ideas, and clarification.
  9. Demonstrate increasing ability to understand and use American English pronunciation.