Skagit Valley College

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 Title Abbreviation:   Speaking and Listening

 Department:    ELA

 Course #:    34

 Credits:    3

 Variable:     Yes

 IUs:    3

 CIP:    320305

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2021

 Course Description  

A course for English Language Acquisition students with an emphasis on developing speaking fluency, listening, and pronunciation skills.


Prerequisite: Course will be linked to ELA 018. Completion of ELA 015.

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 33

Lab: 0

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0

Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Academic Basic Education Communication  

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Actively engage in structured listening and speaking activities connected to content of ELA 018 including pair exercises, small group,and whole class exercises.
  2. Demonstrate listening comprehension by identifying main and providing evidence for choice.
  3. Demonstrate listening techniques by building on and referring to the comments others have made.
  4. Exhibit listening behaviors which include not interrupting, making eye contact, and avoiding personal cell phone use during discussion.
  5. Change volume of voice appropriately depending on context,e.g. personal interactions with classmates v. speaking to whole group.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

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