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ELIUP 054 Speaking & Listening III • 4.5 Cr.


Students are introduced to oral presentation and begin acquiring and using analysis, organizational, and synthesis skills. Increasingly difficult oral proficiency skills are taught and practiced, including pronunciation. Students take notes, demonstrate eye contact and summarize orally. Prerequisite: Acceptance to the ELI program.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Speaking outcomes
    • Ask for and express likes, preferences, and expectations
    • State opinions and beliefs
    • Explain a sequence of past events in chronological order
    • Initiate casual conversations
    • Initiate and participate in small and large group discussions
    • Demonstrate oral proficiency of the grammatical structures listed in corresponding writing level outcomes
    • Apply vocabulary appropriate to more complex topics (e.g. current events, controversies)
  • Oral presentation outcomes
    • Explain main points and vocabulary
    • Organize in outline form the ideas which will be presented
    • Summarize main points and form a conclusion
    • Use visual aids to convey information as part of an oral presentation (optional)
  • Pronunciation outcomes
    • Demonstrate mastery of elements of pronunciation practices in class (emphasis on rhythm, stress, intonation)
  • Listening outcome
    • Take simple notes from live speech or audio/video tapes useful for test preparation and class review
    • Demonstrate appropriate eye contact and listening signals
    • Recognize stress (normal and emphatic)
    • Summarize orally

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Bellevue College
3000 Landerholm Circle SE Bellevue, WA 98007-6484 U.S.A.
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