Catalog 2017-2018 
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INTL 088 High-Intermediate Academic Listening & Speaking

5 credits
This course, for non-native speakers of English who are international students, builds on and reinforces the skills taught in INTL 084  in preparation for college level classes requiring a higher level of communicative competence.

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

Corequisites: INTL 086A  or INTL 086B , INTL 081  or INTL 087 , INTL 085  or INTL 089 .

Quarters Offered: All

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

  • Interpret speaker’s tone and infer meaning and point of view
  • Relate listening to personal experience, prior knowledge, and opinions
  • Infer, synthesize, predict, and draw conclusions
  • Compare and contrast information from intermediate-level listening excerpts
  • Express and defend opinions using learned phrases as well as appropriate vocabulary from knowledge bank
  • Formulate and ask appropriate questions
  • Participate in group discussions using a variety of sentence structures and generally correct grammar
  • Effectively lead and manage group discussions
  • Utilize preparation strategies and speech-making techniques to make effective presentations 

Total Hours: 50 Lecture Hours: 50