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ESL - English as a Second Language

ESL 33

ORAL COMMUNICATIONS I

(5.00 CR.)

Prerequisite: An English placement test recommendation for ESL Level 3 or successful completion of ESL 24. Helps students practice and improve listening and speaking skills as needed for functioning successfully in academic, professional, and personal settings. Assesses students' oral skills and includes, as needed, practice with pronunciation, rhythm, stress, and intonation. Provides exercises, practices, small and large group activities, and oral presentations to help students overcome problems in oral communication. Credits are not applicable toward graduation. Lecture 5 hours per week.

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