Intermediate-Low Listening and Speaking
4 Units
Prerequisite: Completion of ESLL 30 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
Hours: 72 hours LEC
ESLL 40 is a course in academic listening and speaking for English language learners at the intermediate-low level. Instruction focuses on academic listening and speaking strategies for a variety of college classroom situations, including note-taking and utilizing a range of learned phrases for effective class discussion and presentations. Students continue to work on English sounds, stress, and intonation patterns to improve their comprehensibility and fluency. This course is part of the ESL listening sequence, which is designed to prepare English language learners to take college courses leading to a certificate, degree, and/or transfer.