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Intermediate Speaking and Listening I

Course Description

Communicating in English is a valuable skill in today’s world, but speaking and listening can be a challenge. This course for intermediate learners will help you improve your skills through focused instruction and practice in listening, speaking, and pronunciation. You will experience listening in many situations, ranging from informal conversation to business meetings to academic lectures. Whether you need to improve your English speaking and listening skills for business, education, or travel, this course will help you reach your goals.

Please note: Course is offered for letter grade only.

  • Details
  • $525
  • October 11, 2021 to December 05, 2021
  • Delivery Mode: Online
  • Reg#: 00102
  • ID/Units: AC ENG X441.31  (3.00)
    ( Section 1 )
  • Quarter: FALL 2021


Marla Yoshida, M.A. in Linguistics, is an ESL and TEFL instructor and coordinator of the 4-week Conversation & Culture program at the University of California, Irvine Division of Continuing Education. She has taught English as a second language for more than 30 years in the U.S. and Japan and has done teacher training in the US, Japan, and Korea. She has given many presentations on teaching English at state, national, and international conferences. Ms. Yoshida takes a special interest in the teaching of pronunciation. She has taught the Teaching Pronunciation Skills class in UCI’s TEFL certificate program for more than a decade, in addition to similar classes for groups of teachers from Japan, Korea, Brazil, and Chile. She is the author of Beyond Repeat After Me: Teaching Pronunciation to English Learners.

Textbook Information

Textbooks for your course may be purchased from any vendor or bookseller of your choice.

No textbook information is available for this course.

Meeting Schedule

EventDateDayStart TimeEnd TimeLocationRoom
START10/11/2021Monday------Online (Access Begins)---
END12/05/2021Sunday------Online (Access Ends)---