Course Descriptions

ESL 138 - English for Speakers of Other Languages: Pronunciation

2 Credits

This course raises awareness of common pronunciation difficulties encountered by non-native speakers of English. Students will be taught features of Standard American English Pronunciation. Students will practice target features in groups and receive individual feedback.

Prerequisite: Placement at high intermediate level on proficiency tests, or permission of program coordinator.

Course Learning Outcomes
1.Define major features of Standard American English pronunciation which may include rhythm, intonation (pitch), stress, vowel or consonant sounds.
2.Identify individual pronunciation skill difficulties in English.
3.Identify general pronunciation skill difficulties (for most ESOL students) in English.
4.Apply techniques and strategies to begin to self-correct pronunciation errors.

Course Offered Spring only

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Fall Semester 2019
Summer Session 2019