Author:
Nikki Mattson
Subject:
Language Education (ESL)
Material Type:
Full Course, Syllabus
Level:
High School, College / Upper Division, Graduate / Professional, Adult Education
Grade:
9, 10, 11, 12
Tags:
  • ESL
  • Infastructure
  • SDG 9
  • Speaking and Listening
  • Sustainable Development
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    Language:
    English
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    Academic Interactions 140

    Academic Interactions 140

    Overview

    Academic Interactions 140 is an intermediate course in academic oral communication based on the 9th UN Sustainable Development Goal, Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure.  This course prepares individuals to comprehend and produce oral English for a variety of academic encounters. Students identify and explain content and communication strategies from lectures, academic discussions, and other academic interactions. Feedback on content, pronunciation and pragmatics is a fundamental component of the course, and opportunity is given for speaking practice in a variety of genres. The final capstone project for the course requires students to prepare and deliver a 3- to 5- minute group presentation with one or two classmates about your engagement with an assigned challenge.

    Syllabus, Objectives, and Materials

    Course Description   

    Academic Interactions 140 is an intermediate course in academic oral communication based on the 9th UN Sustainable Development Goal, Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure.  This course prepares individuals to comprehend and produce oral English for a variety of academic encounters. Students identify and explain content and communication strategies from lectures, academic discussions, and other academic interactions. Feedback on content, pronunciation and pragmatics is a fundamental component of the course, and opportunity is given for speaking practice in a variety of genres. The final capstone project for the course requires students to prepare and deliver a 3- to 5- minute group presentation with one or two classmates about your engagement with an assigned challenge.