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(EIL 223) Intermediate II Listening/Speaking

Extends comprehension of academic oral texts through the study of listening and vocabulary strategies; expands delivery, language use, and topic development skills through academic discourse.

Credit Hours 4.0 Lecture
Prerequisite None
Offered Fall, Winter, Spring
Programs -

Course Outcomes

  1. Reading:
    • Read authentic articles related to the course theme.
    • Take reading notes using appropriate graphic organizers.
    • Complete comprehension questions on timed reading tests
  2. Listening:
    • Follow spoken instructions to complete reading and writing assignments.
    • Discuss reading assignments in small groups.
  3. Speaking:
    • Discuss reading assignments in small groups.
    • Summarize notes or writing drafts in speed conversations with a partner.
    • Give short presentations in front of the class
  4. Writing:
    • Write summaries of assigned readings.
    • Write academic papers using readings as source material.
  5. Vocabulary:
    • Understand new vocabulary in assigned readings
    • Employ academic and topic-specific vocabulary in writing.
    • Complete vocabulary questions in unit tests.
  6. Grammar:
    • Identify grammatical phrases that accomplish particular acts.
    • Use appropriate grammatical phrases in written work.
    • Complete grammar questions in unit tests.
  7. Learner Autonomy:
    • Visit regularly with tutors to evaluate personal language learning goals and progress.
    • Respond to metacognitive reflection questions about personal language learning activities throughout the semester.
    • Make use of additional resources (including tutors, books, websites) to target individualized language learning needs.