Catalog 2016-2017 
    
    Sep 23, 2018  
Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

INTL 078 Beginning Academic Listening and Speaking

5 credits
This course, for non-native speakers of English who are international students, emphasizes the listening and speaking skills necessary for inferring, evaluating, analyzing, and interpreting in English at the beginner level.

Prerequisites: Appropriate score on IEP Placement test, or instructor permission.

Corequisites: INTL 059 , INTL 077 , and INTL 079 .

Quarters Offered: All

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to, in English:

  • Hypothesize and support positions with reasons using simple words, phrases, and learned expressions
  • Evaluate opinions
  • Express concern, as well as give and receive advice about health problems using basic vocabulary and phrasing
  • Discuss travel interests and preferences
  • Discuss language learning opinions, experiences, and personal strategies at a basic level
  • Infer speaker’s tone and attitude
  • Prepare and make short, simple presentations