Conversation and Culture in the U.S.
This speaking/listening course for group "A", "B", and "C" level non-native speakers of English examines the cross cultural differences that affect communication. It prepares students to understand and speak English more clearly and fluently in pairs, groups, class discussions, interviews, panels, and speeches. Conversation techniques, vocabulary acquisition, and reading, critical thinking, and problem-solving skills are employed. 3 units. Prerequisite: Group C on the ESL Placement Exam or successful completion of ESL 10G and ESL10W.