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EFL 0055 : Applied Language Seminar
Columbian College of Arts and Sciences
English for Academic Purposes (EAP)
Integrated Skills for Academic English: Listening and Speaking I
Listening and Speaking I
Summer 2015
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Focus on the linked skills of listening and speaking to help international students develop a base of academic skills that supports their entry into a program of study in U.S. higher education. Exposure to a wide range of curricular content and emphasis on ongoing skill development with practice with authentic listening materials and opportunities for oral communication.
By participating fully in all activities and assignments, students will be able to:

• Understand the communicative expectations of U.S. higher education
• Develop active listening and note-taking skills using authentic academic lectures, dialogues, and graphic tools
• Build comprehension of academic concepts and vocabulary
• Engage in discussions with open-ended questions; learn to respond to formal and informal speaking opportunities using informative, compelling, and persuasive language structures
• Participate in individual and group assignments that require structured presentations and debates; build confidence speaking in academic settings
• Develop critical thinking skills through strategic questioning and evaluation

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