SRJC Course Outlines

8/7/2022 8:39:55 AMESL 371CP Course Outline as of Fall 2022

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  ESL 371CPTitle:  ESL INT COMMUNICATION  
Full Title:  ESL Intermediate Conversation/Pronunciation
Last Reviewed:3/14/2022

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled06 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Non-Applicable
Grading:  Grade or P/NP
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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In this intermediate oral communication course, the student will be invited to improve listening, speaking, and pronunciation skills necessary for successful interaction in social, academic and workplace environments. Recommended for non-native speakers of English.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ESL 371; OR Eligibility for ESL 371A or higher; OR Completion of ESL 714CP

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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In this intermediate oral communication course, the student will be invited to improve listening, speaking, and pronunciation skills necessary for successful interaction in social, academic and workplace environments. Recommended for non-native speakers of English.
(Grade or P/NP)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Eligibility for ESL 371; OR Eligibility for ESL 371A or higher; OR Completion of ESL 714CP
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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1. Demonstrate level-appropriate listening, speaking, and pronunciation skills to analyze and communicate ideas on a variety of themes related to academic, professional, and social issues
2. Employ culturally-appropriate communication skills in a variety of academic, vocational, and social settings
 

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In order to achieve these learning outcomes, during the course students will:
1. Demonstrate an intermediate ability to use English for discussion, analysis, and problem-solving
2. Follow the organization of a short presentation, complete listening comprehension tasks, and respond to questions
3. Prepare effective oral presentations and discussions
4. Demonstrate an intermediate-level ability to discuss social/cultural issues
5. Demonstrate an intermediate-level understanding of job interview skills and the workplace environment
6. Demonstrate an intermediate-level ability to use rhythm, intonation and stress patterns in words and sentences

Topics and Scope
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I. Sociolinguistic and Cultural Content
    A. Discussion of cross-cultural traditions, issues, and current events
    B. Discussion protocol and techniques
    C. Non-verbal communication skills
    D. Intermediate level clarification strategies
    E. Workplace culture, values, expectations, and communications, including interviews
II. Academic Content
    A. Comprehension of presentations and audio/visual materials through guided listening activities
    B. Topic selection and delivery techniques for oral presentations
    C. Evaluation of peers' group discussions, paired activities, and oral presentations
    D. Use of presentation software such as PowerPoint in oral presentations
III. Pronunciation Skills
    A. Stress, intonation and rhythm patterns in speeches, role-playing, and oral presentations
    B. Self-monitoring of pronunciation and accent reduction through the use of CDs, software, and the Internet
    C. Utilization of the dictionary as a pronunciation tool

Assignments:
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Writing Assignments, such as:
1. Job and career research for presentations
2. Intermediate level note-taking from adapted presentations
3. Evaluation of peers' oral presentation skills
 
Problem-Solving Assignments, such as:
1. Textbook-based exercises and other homework assignments
2. Intermediate level listening activities, such as cloze exercises
 
Skill Demonstrations, such as:
1. Small group and paired discussions on traditions, issues, and current events
2. Intermediate level job interview and workplace communication activities
3. Presentations on researched topics
4. Role plays
5. Pronunciation exercises, including a focus on stress, intonation, and rhythm patterns
 
Examinations:
1. Objective exams and quizzes
2. Midterm
3. Final

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
10 - 20%
Writing Assignments
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
10 - 20%
Problem-solving Assignments
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
30 - 40%
Skill Demonstrations
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
20 - 30%
objective quizzes and exams, midterm and final
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
10 - 20%
class attendance and participation


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Q: Skills for Success: Listening and Speaking 3 with Student Online Access Card. 3rd ed. Craven, Miles and Sherman, Kristen and Zwier, Larry. Oxford University Press. 2019
Northstar Listening and Speaking 3 with Student Online Access Code. 5th ed. Solórzano, Helen and Schmidt, Jennifer. Pearson Education ESL. 2019
Pathways Listening, Speaking, and Critical Thinking 2. 2nd ed. Tarver Chase, Becky and Johannsen, Kristin and MacIntyre, Paul and Najafi, Kathy and Fettig, Cyndy. Cengage Learning. 2018
Instructor prepared materials

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