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EAL 061 - EAL Pronunciation

Credits: 2
2 Lecture Hours

Prerequisites: EAL Placement test
Co-requisites: EAL 062  

This course is for multilingual and emerging bilingual students of English who need to increase the clarity of their speech in English, for clear communication, while retaining accent.

Students must earn a “C” grade or better to use this course as a prerequisite for a course in another discipline.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Produce consonant and vowel sounds clearly.
  2. Distinguish word stress or prominence based on contextually situated variables.
  3. Demonstrate eye contact and effective body language while speaking.
  4. Develop individual awareness of volume and rate of speech.
  5. Build confidence in English speaking for different purposes.
Listed Topics
  1. Gesture, body language and eye contact
  2. Stress, rhythm, intonation and phrasing
  3. Consonant and vowel sounds
  4. Positions of articulators, including, vocal cords, mouth, tongue, lips, throat and facial muscles
Reference Materials
Textbooks and digital media
Approved By: Bullock, Quintin Date Approved: 10/25/2016

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