English Speaking Course Description
Course Title: English Speaking
Total Semester Credit Hours: 96
Lecture Hours: 32
Experiment/Computer Hours: 64
English Speaking is a foundation course for English major freshmen and sophomores. It is a prerequisite for Advanced English. The course uses an intensive and interactive approach, with emphasis on the development and use of interactive oral English skills in social, professional and academic contexts. The course includes vocabulary development, practice with appropriate language structures, and discussion of important aspects of cross-cultural communication. English Speaking helps students build both fluency and accuracy in their speaking skills. Upon completion of the course, students will be able to engage in English conversations applying newly learned communication skills.
Textbooks and Course Materials:
1. 琼斯. 大学英语基础口语教程(第二版)(1-3)[M]上海：上海外语教育出版社，2012.
2. Kay, S., Jones, V. 流畅英语口语教程（第二版）（1-4）[M]. 上海：上海外语教育出版社, 2012.
3. 戴炜栋等. 新世纪高等院校英语专业本科生系列教材：口语教程（修订版）（1-4）[M]. 上海: 上海外语教育出版社, 2013.
Written by: Huang Ping