This course concentrates on listening to various topics, responding through class discussions and writing.
Objectives include developing listening and speaking fluency, improving note-taking skills, and expressing one’s opinion on issues using vocabulary and grammar introduced in class. In addition, students’ critical thinking skills for evaluating information will be improved. Upon completion of the course, students will be able to give clear, succinct presentations, demonstrating their comprehension of materials.
Please see uploaded syllabus.
1. Bohlke, David, and Robyn Brinks Lockwood. Skillful: Listening & Speaking, Student’s Book 2. Oxford: Macmilllan Publishers Limited, 2013. (ISBN: 978-0-230-42985-7)
2. Audio files accompanying text are available through Skillful Digibook (http://www.skillfuldigibooks.com/).
3. Additional reading materials may be assigned throughout the semester.
Please come to class on time. Students are expected to come to class.
Syllabus is subject to change based on the level, needs, and actual number of students.
Class Participation and Attendance , 25%
Homework and In-class Assignments, 25%
Final Project: Group Presentation and Paper, 30%