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2019-2020 Undergraduate Bulletin 
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ESL 001b - Introductory Listening and Speaking in English

Semester Hours: 0
This course is designed for non-native speakers of English with novice-low proficiency in listening and speaking (ACTFL).  In this course, students will learn to successfully manage uncomplicated communicative tasks in predictable social situations.  Students will respond to simple, direct questions or requests for information and will learn to ask formulaic questions and understand their responses.  Cultural topics covered will include those most necessary for survival in American academic culture, such as basic personal information, preferences, immediate needs (i.e., food and drink, health and wellness), as well as topics related to life on a university campus (i.e., College life, study habits, and time management.  Through this course, students’ listening and speaking proficiency will improve though class activities and homework assignments that help them apply their knowledge in the modalities of listening and speaking.  Through this course, students will improve their listening and speaking skills to the novice-high proficiency level. 

Prerequisite(s)/Course Notes:
Novice-low proficiency in listening and speaking (ACTFL) as defined by the ACTFL Proficiency Guidelines.

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