Listening and Speaking Center

Listening and Speaking Center (LSC)

ESL 251/253 Support Workshop Sign-Up

  • To sign up for a support workshop, please check the schedule below and click on the "Sign up!" link next to the workshop you'd like to join. 
  • Each support workshop has either three or four sequenced sessions. When you sign up for a workshop, make sure that you can attend all its sessions.
  • Priority is given to ESL 251 and 253 students who have the instructor's recommendation.
  • To read more detailed instructions on how to sign up for a support workshop online,
    click here
Registration begins on Friday, 4/18. 
 
Support Workshops for ESL 251 Students
Dates Time Workshop Leader Sign up!
Week 4 -7
Tuesdays 4/29 & 5/6, 13, 20

10:30 - 11:20

Pronunciation Practice Part I

Kanako Sign up!
Wednesdays 4/30 & 5/7, 14, 21

1:30 - 2:20

Pronunciation Practice Part I Kanako Sign up!
Thursdays 5/1, 8, 15

10:30 - 11:50

Presentation Skills* Kanako Sign up!
Week 8 - 11
Tuesdays 5/27 & 6/3, 10

10:30 - 11:50

Listening Skills* Kanako Sign up!
Wednesdays 5/28 & 6/4, 11, 18 1:30 - 2:20 Pronunciation Practice Part II Kanako Sign up!
Thursdays 5/29 & 6/5, 12 10:30 - 11:50 Presentation Skills* Kanako Sign up!

 * Each session lasts 80 minutes. 

Support Workshops for ESL 253 Students
Dates Time Workshop Leader Sign up!
Week 4 -7
Tuesdays     4/29 & 5/6, 13, 20

12:30 - 1:20   

Adjective Clause                  

Victoria Sign up!
Wednesday 4/30 & 5/7, 14, 21

10:30 - 11:20

Sentence Variety Victoria Sign up!
Thursdays 5/1, 8,15, 22

12:30- 1:20

Perfect Tenses Kanako Sign up!
Week 8 - 11
Tuesdays 5/27 & 6/3, 10, 17

12:30 - 1:20

Sentence Variety Victoria Sign up!
Wednesday 5/28 & 6/4, 11, 18 10:30 - 11:20 Perfect Tenses            Victoria Sign up!
Thursdays 5/29 & 6/5, 12, 19 12:30 - 1:20 Adjective Clause Kanako Sign up!

 

Workshop Content

Pronunciation Practice Part I: Stressed/unstressed syllables, reduced vowels, and
sentence stress
Pronunciation Practice Part II:     Troublesome consonants (R and TH), final sounds, and linking
Presentation Skills: Structure, preparation, overcoming fear, and delivery techniques
Listening Skills: Strategies to improve listening skills and identifying main ideas
and important details
   
Perfect Tenses: Simple past, present perfect, and present perfect progressive
Adjective Clause: Form, position, relative pronouns, and restrictive vs.
non-restrictive
Sentence Variety: Conjunctions, run-ons, and fragments

 



Listening and Speaking Center
Building: AT313 
Contact: Kanako Suda
Phone: 408.864.5385
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Last Updated: 3/27/14