Foreign Languages and Literatures at MIT

21F.223/224: Listening, Speaking and Pronunciation (ELS)

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Designed for high intermediate ELS students who need to develop better listening comprehension and oral skills. Involves short speaking and listening assignments with extensive exercises in accurate comprehension, pronunciation, stress and intonation, and expression of ideas. Includes frequent video- and audio-recording for analysis and feedback. Enrollment limited to 18 per section. No listeners. May be repeated for credit with permission of the instructor.

Prereqs:  Placement test and permission of instructor

First priority is for new students for whom the class is an Institute recommendation or requirement by the English Evaluation Test (EET), next are students required or recommended to take the class based on the EET or FEE that have received that requirement in the past two years. Finally, if there is room left, grade-seeking students for whom the class is not required or recommended by the Institute with permission of the instructor.

Units: 3-0-9(U); 9-0-3(G)



Spring 2014

Section No. Instructor Days Time Room
1 K. Barker TR 12:30-2:00 1-379



Fall 2013

Section No. Instructor Days Time Room
1 A. Kemp MW 1-2:30 1-277
2 E. Grunwald TR 12:30-2 1-135
3 A. Kemp TR 7-8:30pm 14N-225


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