Course Number & Name: ESL 075 ESL Intensive Experience Speaking
Credit Hours: 3.0 Contact Hours: 3.0 Lecture: 3.0 Lab: N/A Other: N/A
Course Description: This is a basic English as a Second Language course designed to facilitate and develop the communicative oral competence of nonnative speakers of English. Through the use of role-play, dialog, conversations, and oral presentations, students will enhance their spoken fluency and increase their ability to communicate basic needs, ideas, and feelings about everyday life. Students will be afforded a comfortable and nurturing environment as they practice using English for the accomplishment of goal-oriented tasks of an academic and functional nature. All class sessions will be conducted in English.
<!–Course Goals: Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to do the following:
- orally communicate personal facts, opinions, and information encountered in everyday life and based on interviews and topics of cultural and human interest in an effective manner;
- orally respond to questions related to the task at hand in an appropriate manner; and
- initiate and maintain original natural conversations.