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ELIUP 064 Speaking & Listening IV • 4.5 Cr.


Students develop their skills using lectures, presentations, and assigned readings. Oral presentation practice and development are featured. Listening skills include identifying mood and tone, anticipation of topics etc. Prerequisite: Acceptance to the ELI program.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Initiate and participate in formal and informal exchanges using the grammatical structures listed in corresponding writing level outcomes, vocabulary appropriate to ever more complex topics, eye contact and listening signals
  • Employ active listening skills to answer factual questions based on lecture/program notes
  • Demonstrate and make use of grammatical structures, observed gestures, emphasis, and other tools in interpreting the exact meaning of a speaker’s message, mood and tone
  • Take useful notes from lectures and/or videotaped programs or movies, identifying main ideas, supporting details
  • Prepare and deliver oral presentations with organization (intro, body, conclusion), clear visual aids, and correct pronunciation
  • Assess the audience’s knowledge of special vocabulary and concepts of topic and respond adequately to questions from the audience

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Bellevue College
3000 Landerholm Circle SE Bellevue, WA 98007-6484 U.S.A.
Work: (425) 564-1000