Students will receive instruction in skills and strategies in the following areas:
Take responsibility for:
Use common software to communicate and to complete information management tasks such as word processing assignments, sending emails, or signing in to an online learning management system.
Some or all of the following methods will be used:
Student achievement will be measured using the mastery system in accordance with College policy. Students will receive ongoing feedback from the instructor throughout the course. Evaluation will be based on learning outcomes and course content. Mastery will be granted to students who achieve an average of at least 70% on the items listed below. Evaluation will include, but need not be limited to, the following tasks:
-At least 1 recorded student-generated conversation or roleplay to demonstrate a new language function and/or point of grammar (such as extending and accepting an invitation over the phone, interviewing a classmate using proper question forms, or writing a dialogue for a film trailer or cartoon).
-At least 1 individual, paired, or group presentation (presented to the instructor, a small group, or to the class) of up to 1 minute of sustained, connected speech for each student, describing a simple process, location, or object.
-At least 2 paper-based quizzes to demonstrate mastery of language functions, grammar, and/or vocabulary.
-At least 1 recorded reading of a short text to demonstrate mastery of one or more features of pronunciation.
-At least 1 pronunciation project, in which individual students work on one of their own weaknesses in pronunciation as identified by the instructor, show evidence of practicing that point, and record themselves correctly using that point.
-A complete record of weekly experiential tasks such as completion of assignments before, during, and after the activities (setting goals, taking notes, or writing a reflective paragraph) and proof of attendance at all activities.
Sample grade breakdown for this course might be as follows:
Recorded conversations worth up to 15% (total)
Presentation worth up to 15%
Recorded readings worth up to 15% (total)
Paper-based quizzes worth up to 15% (total)
Pronunciation project worth up to 15%
Experiential tasks worth up to 10% (total)
Participation and homework worth up to 15%
By the end of this course, successful students will
Speaking and Pronunciation Skills
Students may be required to purchase one or more of the following materials:
Course Guidelines for previous years are viewable by selecting the version desired. If you took this course and do not see a listing for the starting semester / year of the course, consider the previous version as the applicable version.
|Institution||Transfer Details||Effective Dates|
|There are no applicable transfer credits for this course.|