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    Sep 24, 2018  
Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

INTL 084 Low-Intermediate Listening and Speaking

5 credits
This course, for non-native speakers of English who are international students, builds upon and reinforces skills taught in INTL 078  with an emphasis on further developing academic listening and speaking skills and critical thinking skills at the low-intermediate level.

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

Corequisites: INTL 077  or INTL086, INTL 075  or INTL 085 , INTL 059  or INTL 081 .

Quarters Offered: All

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

  • Interpret tone, infer meaning, and hypothesize another’s point of view
  • Relate listening to personal experience, prior knowledge, and opinions
  • Predict content of low-intermediate texts, listen for main ideas, and draw conclusions
  • Express and defend opinions using a varied vocabulary and a variety of grammatical structures
  • Discuss pros and cons of a situation
  • Lead group discussions and manage group interactions
  • Prepare and perform simple and brief presentations
  • Utilize appropriate language to agree and disagree in a low-level discussion format
  • Use culturally appropriate language to offer advice and make suggestions