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Course Number: ESOL 0034 (2 Credit Hours)
Listed by Campus(es): BHC, CVC, EFC, ECC, MVC, NLC, RLC

Course Title: ESOL Academic Speaking

Prerequisite Required: Successful completion of ESOL 0033 with a grade of C or better or appropriate placement test score.
Course Description: This course stresses academic speaking skills. Students learn formal presentation techniques as they defend a point of view and participate in seminars, panels, and debates. Formal rhetorical skills such as cause/effect, process, and persuasion will be practiced. In addition, students refine note-taking skills and practice critical assessment of arguments and presentation skills. Pronunciation skills, including stress and intonation, will continue to be refined with focused effort on areas of need through monitoring of oral production. (1 Lec., 3 Lab.)
Coordinating Board Academic Approval Number 3201085512

ACGM (Lower-Division Academic Course Guide Manual) Courses

Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board for general academic transfer among community, state, and technical colleges in Texas; and state public four-year colleges and universities as freshman and sophomore general education courses.

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Designated by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board as workforce education (technical) courses offered for credit and CEUs (Continuing Education Units). While these courses are designed to transfer among state community colleges, they are not designed to automatically transfer to public four-year colleges and universities.