This course focuses on areas of pronunciation for effective communication in English, including word endings, stress, rhythm, intonation, and thought groups. It also provides opportunities for pronunciation accuracy and fluency development through error analysis, online and class practice and reinforcement, and individualized teacher feedback.
The TOEFL Preparation class is designed for students who want to prepare for or improve their scores on the iBT TOEFL test. The course focuses on skills and test-taking strategies for all sections of the test, including both the independent and the integrated tasks. Strategies include reading and listening for main ideas, facts, and inference as well as note-taking, planning, organizing, and delivering spoken and written responses. Students will also have the opportunity to do realistic computer-based practice tests in a computer lab to help them prepare for the test.