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ESOL 0381 / ENGLC 3008101     ESOL Oral Communication I

Course Description: In this course beginning English-language students learn the key vocabulary and structures necessary for adequate basic oral communication.  Students refine listening and speaking skills and increase control of the English sound system to minimize miscommunication due to pronunciation. Students who enroll in this course should have basic literacy skills in their native language and be familiar with Roman script. . This course carries institutional credit but will not transfer and may not be used to meet degree requirements. Prerequisite: Placement by exam.

Learning Outcomes   Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

1.       Respond to basic spoken instructions, questions, and face-to-face conversations containing familiar vocabulary.

2.       Speak about familiar topics and daily activities using correct vocabulary, grammar, and pronunciation.                             

3.       Ask and answer questions based on simple oral dialogues and passages or to clarify instructions.

4.       Use and respond to common reductions and contractions.

5.     Give a short oral presentation on a familiar, concrete topic.