SRJC Course Outlines

8/7/2022 8:24:45 AMESL 372CP Course Outline as of Fall 2022

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  ESL 372CPTitle:  ESL HIGH-INTERM COMMUN  
Full Title:  ESL High-Intermediate Conversation/Pronunciation
Last Reviewed:1/24/2022

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
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Catalog Description:
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In this high-intermediate level 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:
Course Completion of ESL 371CP; OR Course Eligibility for ESL 372; OR ESL 372A or higher

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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In this high-intermediate level 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:Course Completion of ESL 371CP; OR Course Eligibility for ESL 372; OR ESL 372A or higher
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 high-intermediate critical thinking, listening, speaking, and pronunciation
skills needed to analyze and communicate complex ideas on a variety of themes related
to academic, professional, and social issues.2. Employ high-intermediate, 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 the students will:
1. Demonstrate a high-intermediate ability to use spoken and written English for discussion, analysis, and problem solving.
2. Follow the organization of an academic lecture, take notes, and respond to questions.
3. Prepare and deliver high-intermediate oral presentations, panel discussions, and debates.
4. Demonstrate high-intermediate understanding of appropriate academic, social, and workplace behaviors.
5. Demonstrate a high-intermediate level of native-like rhythm, intonation and stress patterns in words and sentences.

Topics and Scope
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I. Sociolinguistic and Cultural Content
    A. Cross-cultural traditions, controversial issues, and current events
    B. Roles for discussion participants
    C. Non-verbal communication skills
     D. High-intermediate level clarification strategies
    E.  Workplace culture, values, expectations, and communications, such as interviews
II. Academic Content
    A. Comprehension of adapted lectures, presentations and audio/visual materials through note-taking, outlining, and summarizing
    B. Topic selection and delivery techniques for oral presentations
    C. Evaluation of peers' group discussions, debates, paired activities, and oral presentations
    D. Practice and analysis of oral arguments
    E. Use of presentation software such as PowerPoint in oral presentations
III. Pronunciation Skills
    A. Stress, intonation and rhythm patterns in speeches, debates, role-plays, 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. High-intermediate note-taking, outlining, and summarizing of adapted academic lectures
3. Evaluation of peers' oral presentation skills
 
Problem-Solving Assignments, such as:
1. High-intermediate level listening activities, such as cloze exercises
2. Textbook-based exercises
 
Skill Demonstrations, such as:
1. Panel discussions and debates on controversial issues and current events
2. Mock job interviews and work-related role-playing
3. Individual and group presentations on current events/issues
4. 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%
research for presentations, note-taking, outlining, summarizing, evaluations
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
10 - 20%
listening activities, textbook-based exercises
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
30 - 50%
discussions, debates, role-playing, presentations, pronunciation exercises
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 4 with Student Online Access Card. 3rd ed. Freire, Rob and Jones, Tamara. Oxford University Press. 2020
Northstar Listening and Speaking 4 with Student Online Access Code. 5th ed. Ferree, Tess and Sanabria, Kim. Pearson Education ESL. 2019
Pathways Listening, Speaking, and Critical Thinking 3. 2nd ed. Tarver Chase, Becky and Johannnsen, Kristin and MacIntyre, Paul and Najafi, Kathy and Fettig, Cyndy. Cengage Learning. 2018
Instructor prepared materials

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