This course focuses on American English pronunciation and its application to typical conversational, reading and writing activities. Topics of study include the following: consonant and vowel sounds of English; stress, rhythm and intonation patterns of words and phrases; patterns affecting speech such as deletions, insertions, and linking; and differences between spelling and speech. Students will practice listening and speaking exercises using a variety of techniques integrating them with conventional listening, speaking, reading and writing tasks. This repetition will facilitate the acquisition of concepts presented in all ESL courses.
Specified score in ESL placement test or successful completion of ESL Level 023 and 027. This course cannot be used to fulfill Humanities Elective Credit.
Course Code: ESL *G149
Not offered at this time
Day/Time: Saturday, 09:00am-11:54am