ESOL 1030 - U.S. Culture and Contemporary Issues for Specific Purposes 3 credit hour(s)
Prerequisite: IRW 0970 or ESOL 0971 or appropriate placement score .
Recommended: ESL 0650 + ESOL 0350 + ESOL 0450 + ESOL 0551 + ESOL 0651 .*
This course for nonnative English speakers focuses on U.S. cultural norms, behaviors, and expectations as they relate to professional and interpersonal communication. Students develop their English language skills to communicate more effectively in multi-cultural environments. Emphasis is placed on contemporary issues as the context for improving English fluency and confidence.
* It is recommended that students take ESOL 0350, ESOL 0450, ESOL 0551, and ESOL 0651 before they take ESOL 1001, ESOL 1010, ESOL 1020, & ESOL 1030 because students need a foundation in academic language skills to become proficient in English.
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