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EAPP 1254 - Academic Speaking & Listening 2

Credit Hours: 4.00


Prerequisites: EAPP 1054  with grade C or better; or placement

In EAPP 1254, students will continue to improve their ability to communicate fluently and accurately in academic environments. Students will practice listening to academic lectures, communicating in groups, and giving speeches on academic topics. Correct pronunciation, rhythms of speech, and use of idioms are emphasized.

Billable Contact Hours: 4

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OUTCOMES AND OBJECTIVES
Outcome 1: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to verbally share information with the class.

Objectives: In a report the student will:

  1. Give enough information for the audience to understand his/her point.
  2. Speak clearly enough to be understood.
  3. Use English at the appropriate register.
  4. Speak loudly enough for everyone to hear.
  5. Show appropriate body language.
  6. Use comprehensible intonation and pronunciation.

Outcome 2: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to participate actively in small and large group discussions.

Objectives: During the discussion, the student will:

  1. Make statements that relate to the topic.
  2. Ask questions that relate to the topic.
  3. Answer questions in a way that shows s/he understood the questions.
  4. Speak clearly enough to be understood.
  5. Use English at the appropriate register.
  6. Use comprehensible intonation and pronunciation
  7. Show respect for others by not interrupting or making fun of another student.

Outcome 3: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to give a formal academic speech.

Objectives: In a speech, the student will:

  1. Give a well organized speech so the audience can understand his/her point(s).
  2. Speak clearly enough to be understood.
  3. Speak loudly enough for everyone to hear.
  4. Show appropriate body language.
  5. Use comprehensible intonation and pronunciation.
  6. Use English at the appropriate register.

Outcome 4: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate expansion of his/her vocabulary.

Objectives: The student will:

  1. Identify the meaning of idioms.
  2. Correctly use and pronounce new words.

Outcome 5: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to demonstrate improvement in his/her listening ability.

Objectives:

  1. Distinguish between similar sounding sentences.
  2. Identify the number of syllables in a word.
  3. Identify the syllable that gets the most stress.
  4. Write the missing words on a transcription of the sentences.
  5. Identify the word in a sentence that gets the most stress.
  6. Determine which response to a sentence is logical based on which word is stressed.
  7. Give a logical answer to a question about a statement based on the intonation pattern used by the speaker.

COMMON DEGREE OUTCOMES (CDO)
• Communication: The graduate can communicate effectively for the intended purpose and audience.
• Critical Thinking: The graduate can make informed decisions after analyzing information or evidence related to the issue.
• Global Literacy: The graduate can analyze human behavior or experiences through cultural, social, political, or economic perspectives.
• Information Literacy: The graduate can responsibly use information gathered from a variety of formats in order to complete a task.
• Quantitative Reasoning: The graduate can apply quantitative methods or evidence to solve problems or make judgments.
• Scientific Literacy: The graduate can produce or interpret scientific information presented in a variety of formats.

CDO marked YES apply to this course:
Communication: YES
Critical Thinking: YES
Global Literacy: YES
Information Literacy: YES
COURSE CONTENT OUTLINE

  1. Aspects of speaking and listening
    1. Sounds
      1. Vowels
      2. Consonants
      3. Intonation
        1. Stops
        2. Syllable length
    2. Words
      1. Stress
        1. Vowel length
        2. Vowel clarity
      2. Word stress patterns
    3. Sentences
      1. Emphasis pattern: content words
      2. Emphasis pattern: structure words
    4. Conversation
      1. Pitch patterns
      2. Intonation patterns
  2. Practice modes
    1. Discussion groups
      1. Small
      2. Large
    2. Individual reports
  3. Vocabulary building
    1. Idioms
    2. Words selected from academic word list.
    3. Words selected by students from outside sources
    4. Words from articles for discussion

Primary Faculty
Pruett-Said, Theresa
Secondary Faculty
Lathers, Jonathan
Associate Dean
Ternullo, Annette
Dean
Pritchett, Marie



Official Course Syllabus - Macomb Community College, 14500 E 12 Mile Road, Warren, MI 48088



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