2016-2017 Academic Catalog 
    
    Sep 20, 2019  
2016-2017 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

ESL 109 - Listening and Speaking


Credits: Four (4)
This course focuses on developing students’ listening comprehension and presentation skills. Students will understand main ideas and specific details of conversations on academic and general interest topics; take notes while listening and summarize the information orally; produce oral summaries of written material; give presentations on topics of general interest; participate in and orally summarize the outcome of group discussions; and develop an ability to support opinions and explain ideas in detail. This course is offered only for non-native English speakers. Placement in ESL classes is based on the students score on the TOEFL or IELTS.