ESLN Intermediate Oral Communication Skills - Certificate of Competency

The ESLN Intermediate Oral Communication Skills certificate program is designed for beginning-high to intermediate students (ESLN Levels 2 -3) who seek to improve their listening and speaking skills in American English in order to achieve more effective communication at work, school and in the community.  The program includes targeted instruction and practice in listening comprehension, pronunciation, and conversation strategies.

A Certificate of Competency is awarded upon completion of all required courses.

Program Outcomes 

  • Demonstrate ability to comprehend spoken English in a variety of real-life situations and recorded media, involving basic to intermediate vocabulary and grammatical structures.
  • Express ideas orally in a clear manner using appropriate pronunciation, non-verbal cues, grammatical structures and vocabulary.
  • Recognize and utilize the fundamental features of stress, rhythm, intonation and connected speech to effectively communicate in everyday situations at work, school and in the community.

Required Courses