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ESL 060 Beginner Speaker & Listening

Students will learn and demonstrate Basic English conversational skills through role play and spoken exercises. Students will acquire and build new vocabulary using communicative language teaching strategies. Students will begin working on American English phonetics through pronunciation practice and indirect modeling by the teacher. Students will demonstrate listening comprehension skills through oral and written responses. Students will demonstrate oral expression through a short presentation using a visual aid. Placement: 40 or below composite score on the listening comprehension section of the Internet-based TOEFL test administered by international programs at the beginning of each semester.