ELIUP 044 Speaking & Listening II • 4.5 Cr.
Continuation of work begun in Level 1. Students improve their ability to express themselves in formal and informal situations. There is a balance between speaking and listening during class. Prerequisite: Acceptance to the ELI program.
After completing this class, students should be able to:
- Ask and answer simple information questions with more elaboration
- Use clear, logical and grammatically understandable language in everyday survival situations (using the telephone, taking care of business in a bank, making healthcare appointments, shopping, asking for movie times)
- Give and follow directions (catching buses and transferring) more accurately
- Ask for clarification with more sophistication
- Demonstrate oral proficiency of the grammatical structures—verb tenses, modals, adverbs, nouns, pronouns
- Use increasingly complex vocabulary appropriate to a variety of topics/settings
- Distinguish between and produce minimal pairs—increased frequency and accuracy
- Identify intonation patterns used in basic sentence types—increased frequency and accuracy in declarative and question forms
- Identify and produce present and past tense final –s and –ed endings—increased frequency and accuracy
- Distinguish the number of speakers in a taped conversation
- Determine the main ideas and supporting details expressed by each
- Introduction to oral presentation outcomes
- Be able to take simple, usable notes from short presentations or mini-lectures