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ESL 015
Communication


Credits: 1- 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:40    Lab Hours:10


Description
Designed to meet the needs of students who speak with difficulty in familiar settings either face-to-face or in brief telephone conversations. Focus is on developing vocabulary, word choice, register, pace and gesture in order to increase effectiveness of communication. Prerequisite: CASAS placement score of 211 and above.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Increase speaking and reading fluency.
  • Use the North American English vowel system, intonation, and stress.
  • Knowledge of the difference between American communication style and their own style.

  • Course Topics
  • Phonics review, intonation, stress, articulation are taught in cultural context from dialogues, songs and plays.

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    ESL 015
    Summer 2014
    E602
    Sandra Evans
    ESL 015
    Winter 2013
    E173
    Courtney Kress Van Slyke
    ESL 015
    Fall 2012
    E173
    Courtney Kress Van Slyke
    ESL 015
    Winter 2012
    E173
    Courtney Kress Van Slyke
    ESL 015
    Fall 2011
    E173
    Ellen Harley


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
    X
    X
    X
     
     
    X
    X
    X
     
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.