The Purpose of this course is the following: To improve your speaking, pronunciation and listening skills To develop expertise and awareness of techniques and strategies that will help you communicate more effectively To communicate better in academic settings and every day situations
To understand short academic lectures and practice note- taking skills To improve listening skills in the following ways: listen for the main idea, find specific information to answer questions and make inferences Practice using English in academic and social situations Learn communication strategies, such as summarizing, pausing, transitioning, asking for clarification and more. Learn how to monitor and fix your own pronunciation errors Become familiar with idiomatic and academic vocabulary in English.
You are responsible for timely attendance and active participation in all classroom activities inside and outside of class. See MCTC’s Attendance Policy 4.05.01 You are expected to have a computer and Internet connection to take this Hybrid course You are expected to do your own work. Any form of cheating, plagiarism or academic dishonesty will result in a Zero for the first offense. Cheating a second time will be handled according to MCTC’s Student Code of Conduct. If you need accommodations, please contact your instructor or the Office of Student Disabilities
Office Location Phone E-mail If you have any further questions, please refer to the instructor syllabus in D2L Content