(ESL)-Part-Time Winter 2021 Speaking & Listening

PART-TIME PROGRAM  WINTER 2021 Speaking & Listening

Local students and short-term visitors may take as few or as many courses as they would like up to 16 hours per week. Academic advisement is available upon request. Note: those wishing to be considered for “conditional admission” to Monroe, must enroll in full-time courses. 

You will be expected to speak and listen extensively during your academic or professional life. You will listen to lectures, presentations, and classmates while communicating with professors, conducting demonstrations, and participating in class or group discussions. To strengthen your listening and verbal communication skills, you will practice negotiating a variety of verbal communication situations you will face. It will be important to build your vocabulary and ability to listen to identify main ideas, listen for details, and explain. You will learn vocabulary in the context through real-world situations and by practicing exercises from the textbook. As an academic preparation program, research and group projects will make up part of the activities in this course. The course will allow you to work by yourself and with your classmates to complete assignments. You may be expected to meet with group members offline to complete pair or group activities.   

Program Dates: 1/11-3/31, 2021

Days: T/Th.

Hours/ week: 4 hours per week over 12 weeks – a total of 48 hours. Au pairs earn 54 hours with the submission of a final project.

Format: This hybrid course will meet mostly online and partly asynchronously. 85% synchronous course attendance required. 

Schedule of live classes:
Important! All live sessions meet according to Eastern Standard Time (EST) or New York Time. 

Time: 8:45 am – 10:45am

Course format: 

This hybrid course is delivered in at which includes live class sessions on Zoom and independent coursework with teacher support. 85% attendance of live sessions required for a passing grade in each course. 
Students should expect to pay about $15-25 for a textbook for this course. Textbook info will be provided once students register. 
Tuition: $ 410
Questions? Contact Dr. Jason Tannenabaum at jtannenbaum@monroecollege.edu or 914-740-6771 



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Middle States Commission on Higher Education



Release Date: Jan 8, 2021
Credit Expiration Date: Jan 8, 2021