||This course for non-native learners of English continues the development of listening and speaking skills necessary for participating in college-level classroom discussion, incorporates oral presentation and fosters critical listening skills needed for taking notes and understanding lectures.
- Identify and restate key points of a given speech, lecture, or story.
- Distinguish lecture organization styles, including chronology, process, classification, comparison, and causal analysis.
- Record useable notes through strategies designed for each lecture type.
- Create charts, graphs, or graphics based on lecture content.
- Practice pronunciation features determined by the instructor.
- Use pronunciation software, per course requirements, to analyze and correct individual deficiencies and apply software recommendations.
- Combine writing and listening skillfully for selected passages of spoken material.
- Practice spelling for vocabulary that is key to specific topics.
- Analyze lectures for meaning expressed by direct statements, as well as make inferences about meaning.
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