Oct 01, 2022  
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2020-21 
    
OHIO University Graduate Catalog 2020-21 [Archived Catalog]

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AGC 5200 - English Pronunciation


This course assists international graduate students in improving their pronunciation of American English for overall intelligibility and comprehension. Course topics include specific vowel and consonant sounds, intonation, rhythm, fluency, and word stress. The course also helps students improve their listening comprehension and practice using correct grammatical structures. Whenever possible, students work with material from their disciplines, and there is considerable individualized instruction. Awareness of American culture and conversation conventions is also discussed and practiced.

Requisites:
Credit Hours: 3
Repeat/Retake Information: May be repeated for a maximum of 6.0 hours.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 tutorial
Grades: Eligible Grades: F,CR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will be able to use individual English vowel and consonant sounds effectively.
  • Students will be able to speak fluently using English intonation, rhythm, and word stress patterns appropriately.
  • Students will be able to use various listening comprehension strategies to understand different types of speakers.
  • Students will be able to use their awareness of American culture to facilitate discussions.



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