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21F.232/233: Advanced Speaking & Critical Listening Skills (ELS)

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For advanced students who wish to build confidence and skills in spoken English. Focuses on the appropriate oral presentation of material in a variety of professional contexts: group discussions, classroom explanations and interactions, and theses/research proposals. Valuable for those who intend to teach or lecture in English. Includes frequent video- and audio-recording for analysis and feedback. Develops effective speaking and listening skills for academic and professional contexts. Models, materials, topics and assignments vary from term to term. Placement test or permission of instructor required in all cases. May be repeated for credit with permission of the instructor. Limited to 15 per section. No listeners.

Prereqs:  Placement test and permission of instructor



First priority are students who are already engaged in research and have current writing tasks to complete and who have received a recommendation or requirement by the EET to take the class. Next are 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 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: 3-3-6(U); 6-3-3(G)

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Spring 2014

Section No. Instructor Days Time Room
1 I. Maksymjuk TR 3:30-5 14N-313

 

 

Fall 2013

Section No. Instructor Days Time Room
1 J. Dunphy TR 12:30-2 14E-310

 

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