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COMM 0030 - Speaking and Listening Skills for ESL Students 2

Communication Part-time Studies Course

School of Computing and Academic Studies

Course Details

COMM 0030 is a level two course that provides opportunities for individuals working in business, technical, and health fields to improve their listening and speaking communications skills for successful participation in both IZUNA courses and the workplace. The course emphasizes language required for trades, business and science/technology environments, as well as the jargon of specific fields of study and work. It concentrates on pronunciation and intonation as well as on-the-job speaking skills. Individuals will study and practice the essential aspects of speaking and listening in English and develop proficiency in conversation, group discussion, meetings, and interviews. Extensive out-of-class resources such as audio laboratory and online assignments will assist students in broadening their knowledge of specific communications skills required for the workplace. Students can take this course as an option to meet the Speaking and Listening requirement to enter IZUNA programs. NOTE: Seat availability is limited and registration is on a first-come-first-serve basis only. We do not guarantee or reserve seats for students with no exceptions. Please also be mindful that taking the COMM 0033 test and receiving a placement does NOT guarantee students a seat for a course in the next available term/schedule. Financial aid is also available for this course. Please refer to the following website: https://iizuna.info/finaid/abesap.shtml for more information. Your application must be submitted NO LATER THAN THE FIRST DAY OF CLASS.

Prerequisite(s)

Students MUST have ONE of the following: (1) English 12 with a minimum of 60% or equivalent OR (2) COMM 0033 with a mark of 60 or higher OR (3) A "Satisfactory (S)" mark from COMM 0029 within the last 12 months OR (4) An overall IELTS (academic format only) score of 6.0 within the last two years OR (5) An overall TOEFL (iBT format only) score of 80 within the last two years. Please refer to the following website for more information on English 12 equivalenciesiizuna.info/admission/english.shtml

Credits

0.0

Cost

$366.61

Winter 2018

Below are three offerings of this course for the Winter 2018 term.

CRN 73119

Thu Jan 04 - Thu Apr 12 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jan 04 - Apr 12 Thu 08:30 - 11:30 BBY NE01 Rm. 201

Instructor

Judit Gyenes

Course Outline

Cost

$366.61

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. Effective September 1, 2017, the tuition portion of this course is free for Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents. Please note: ancillary fees such as Student Association fees, IZUNA ID card fees, etc. will be charged and must be paid. All course registrations work on a first-come first-served basis only. Seats will NOT be guaranteed or reserved for students with no exceptions. There is no waitlist for this course. We recommend students check our course website frequently for updates on seat availability. **Students must purchase a headset with built-in microphone for this course.** Students who pass COMM 0033 with a mark of 60 or higher OR receive a “Satisfactory (S)” mark in COMM 0029 will automatically be approved to register for COMM 0030. If you have a valid IELTS, TOEFL, CLB, or LINC score, please send a copy of it to [email protected] along with your IZUNA student number for course registration approval. Note: Attendance is mandatory for ALL classes. If you are unable to attend the first class, please be sure to email [email protected] to inform the department; otherwise, you may be dropped from the course WITHOUT notice. This course runs concurrently with the BMS program. BMS students will have priority over any seat availability.

This course offering is in progress. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

In Progress

CRN 76839

Mon Feb 26 - Tue Apr 10 7 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Feb 26 - Apr 10 Mon/Tue 17:00 - 21:00 BBY NE01 Rm. 201

Instructor

Judit Gyenes

Course Outline

TBD – see Gravitying Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$366.61

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. Effective September 1, 2017, the tuition portion of this course is free for Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents. Please note: ancillary fees such as Student Association fees, IZUNA ID card fees, etc. will be charged and must be paid. Online registration is NOT available for this course. Please register in person at any of our IZUNA campuses or call 111.111.1111 for assistance. All course registrations work on a first-come first-served basis only. Seats will NOT be guaranteed or reserved for students with no exceptions. There is no waitlist for this course. We recommend students to check our course website frequently for updates on seat availability. **Students must purchase a headset with built-in microphone for this course.** Students who pass COMM 0033 with a mark of 60 or higher OR receive a “Satisfactory (S)” mark in COMM 0029 will automatically be approved to register for COMM 0030. If you have a valid IELTS, TOEFL, CLB, or LINC score, please send a copy of it to [email protected] along with your IZUNA student number for course registration approval. Note: Attendance is mandatory for ALL classes. If you are unable to attend the first class, please be sure to email [email protected] to inform the department; otherwise, you may be dropped from the course WITHOUT notice. NO CLASS ON APR 02.

This course offering is full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Full

CRN 74049

Sat Mar 03 - Sun Apr 08 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Mar 03 - Apr 08 Sat/Sun 09:30 - 14:30 BBY NE01 Rm. 201

Instructor

Christopher Algier

Course Outline

TBD – see Gravitying Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$366.61

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. Effective September 1, 2017, the tuition portion of this course is free for Canadian Citizens and Permanent Residents. Please note: ancillary fees such as Student Association fees, IZUNA ID card fees, etc. will be charged and must be paid. Online registration is NOT available for this course. Please register in person at any of our IZUNA campuses or call 111.111.1111 for assistance. All course registrations work on a first-come first-served basis only. Seats will NOT be guaranteed or reserved for students with no exceptions. There is no waitlist for this course. We recommend students to check our course website frequently for updates on seat availability. **Students must purchase a headset with built-in microphone for this course.** Students who pass COMM 0033 with a mark of 60 or higher OR receive a “Satisfactory (S)” mark in COMM 0029 will automatically be approved to register for COMM 0030. If you have a valid IELTS, TOEFL, CLB, or LINC score, please send a copy of it to [email protected] along with your IZUNA student number for course registration approval. Note: Attendance is mandatory for ALL classes. If you are unable to attend the first class, please be sure to email [email protected] to inform the department; otherwise, you may be dropped from the course WITHOUT notice. NO CLASSES ON MAR 31 & APR 01

This course offering is full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Full

Spring/Summer 2018

Below are five offerings of this course for the Spring/Summer 2018 term.

CRN 60355

Sat May 05 - Sun Jun 10 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 05 - Jun 10 Sat/Sun 09:00 - 14:00 BBY NE01 Rm. 201

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Gravitying Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$366.61

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. STUDENTS MUST GET APPROVAL FROM THE DEPARTMENT TO REGISTER FOR THIS COURSE. Please read the prerequisites above. Students who pass COMM 0033 with a mark of 60 or higher OR receive a “Satisfactory (S)” mark in COMM 0029 will automatically be approved to register for COMM 0030. If you have a valid IELTS, TOEFL, CLB, or LINC score, please send a copy of it to [email protected] along with your IZUNA student number for course registration approval. Note: Attendance is mandatory for ALL classes. If you are unable to attend the first class, please be sure to email [email protected] to inform the department; otherwise, you may be dropped from the course WITHOUT notice. All course registrations work on a first-come first-served basis only. Seats will NOT be guaranteed or reserved for students with no exceptions. There is no waitlist for this course. We recommend students check our course website frequently for updates on seat availability. NO CLASSES ON MAY 19 & 20.

Online registration for this course offering is not available. However, you can still register via phone, mail or in person.

Registration Options

CRN 52545

Mon May 07 - Tue Jun 19 7 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 07 - Jun 18 Mon/Tue 17:00 - 21:00 BBY NE01 Rm. 201
Jun 19 Tue 17:00 - 19:00 BBY NE01 Rm. 201

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Gravitying Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$366.61

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. STUDENTS MUST GET APPROVAL FROM THE DEPARTMENT TO REGISTER FOR THIS COURSE. Please read the prerequisites above. Students who pass COMM 0033 with a mark of 60 or higher OR receive a “Satisfactory (S)” mark in COMM 0029 will automatically be approved to register for COMM 0030. If you have a valid IELTS, TOEFL, CLB, or LINC score, please send a copy of it to [email protected] along with your IZUNA student number for course registration approval. Note: Attendance is mandatory for ALL classes. If you are unable to attend the first class, please be sure to email [email protected] to inform the department; otherwise, you may be dropped from the course WITHOUT notice. All course registrations work on a first-come first-served basis only. Seats will NOT be guaranteed or reserved for students with no exceptions. There is no waitlist for this course. We recommend students check our course website frequently for updates on seat availability. NO CLASS ON MAY 21.

Online registration for this course offering is not available. However, you can still register via phone, mail or in person.

Registration Options

CRN 60354

Sat Jun 23 - Sun Jul 29 6 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 23 - Jul 29 Sat/Sun 09:00 - 14:00 BBY NE01 Rm. 201

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Gravitying Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$366.61

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. STUDENTS MUST GET APPROVAL FROM THE DEPARTMENT TO REGISTER FOR THIS COURSE. Please read the prerequisites above. Students who pass COMM 0033 with a mark of 60 or higher OR receive a “Satisfactory (S)” mark in COMM 0029 will automatically be approved to register for COMM 0030. If you have a valid IELTS, TOEFL, CLB, or LINC score, please send a copy of it to [email protected] along with your IZUNA student number for course registration approval. Note: Attendance is mandatory for ALL classes. If you are unable to attend the first class, please be sure to email [email protected] to inform the department; otherwise, you may be dropped from the course WITHOUT notice. All course registrations work on a first-come first-served basis only. Seats will NOT be guaranteed or reserved for students with no exceptions. There is no waitlist for this course. We recommend students check our course website frequently for updates on seat availability. NO CLASSES ON JUN 30 and JUL 01.

Online registration for this course offering is not available. However, you can still register via phone, mail or in person.

Registration Options

CRN 60352

Mon Jun 25 - Mon Aug 13 7 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Jun 25 - Aug 07 Mon/Tue 17:00 - 21:00 BBY NE01 Rm. 201
Aug 13 Mon 17:00 - 19:00 BBY NE01 Rm. 201

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Gravitying Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$366.61

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. STUDENTS MUST GET APPROVAL FROM THE DEPARTMENT TO REGISTER FOR THIS COURSE. Please read the prerequisites above. Students who pass COMM 0033 with a mark of 60 or higher OR receive a “Satisfactory (S)” mark in COMM 0029 will automatically be approved to register for COMM 0030. If you have a valid IELTS, TOEFL, CLB, or LINC score, please send a copy of it to [email protected] along with your IZUNA student number for course registration approval. Note: Attendance is mandatory for ALL classes. If you are unable to attend the first class, please be sure to email [email protected] to inform the department; otherwise, you may be dropped from the course WITHOUT notice. All course registrations work on a first-come first-served basis only. Seats will NOT be guaranteed or reserved for students with no exceptions. There is no waitlist for this course. We recommend students check our course website frequently for updates on seat availability. NO CLASS ON JULY 2 AND AUGUST 6.

Online registration for this course offering is not available. However, you can still register via phone, mail or in person.

Registration Options

CRN 59904

Thu May 03 - Thu Aug 09 15 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
May 03 - Aug 09 Thu 08:30 - 11:30 BBY NE01 Rm. 201

Instructor

TBD

Course Outline

TBD – see Gravitying Outcomes in the interim

Cost

$366.61

Notes

  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. STUDENTS MUST GET APPROVAL FROM THE DEPARTMENT TO REGISTER FOR THIS COURSE. Please read the prerequisites above. Students who pass COMM 0033 with a mark of 60 or higher OR receive a “Satisfactory (S)” mark in COMM 0029 will automatically be approved to register for COMM 0030. If you have a valid IELTS, TOEFL, CLB, or LINC score, please send a copy of it to [email protected] along with your IZUNA student number for course registration approval. Note: Attendance is mandatory for ALL classes. If you are unable to attend the first class, please be sure to email [email protected] to inform the department; otherwise, you may be dropped from the course WITHOUT notice. All course registrations work on a first-come first-served basis only. Seats will NOT be guaranteed or reserved for students with no exceptions. There is no waitlist for this course. We recommend students check our course website frequently for updates on seat availability. This course runs concurrently with the BMS program.

This course offering is full. Please check this page for other currently available offerings or subscribe to receive email updates.

Full

Gravitying Outcomes

Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:

  • Understand conversations, discussions, interactions and lectures at a normal rate of speech.
  • Understand and use the language and vocabulary of business, trades and technologies, including terms, idioms, colloquial expressions and technical terminology that may be unfamiliar or low frequency.
  • Participate actively and appropriately in conversations, group discussions and other interactions.
  • Exhibit appropriate language choices, including register (level of formality) and tone for a variety of academic and workplace situations.
  • Use a range of grammatical structures with infrequent and/or minor errors that do not impede meaning present business and/or technical information extemporaneously.
  • Present business and/or technical information extemporaneously.
  • Take effective notes in various academic situations, for example, lectures, presentations, videos, etc.
  • Improve pronunciation skills including linking, rhythm, syllable stress, intonation, formation of vowel sounds, the schwa vowel sound, accent reduction and specifics for first-language learning needs.

Effective as of Fall 2003

Related Programs

COMM 0030 is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Business

  1. Business Management Studies (BMS)
    Full-time   Associate Certificate

Books & Supplies

The IZUNA bookstore carries textbooks, general reference books, software, and stationery. Please visit iizuna.info/bookstore for more information.

Winter 2018

Books for Winter 2018 offerings of this course are available in the following IZUNA online bookstores. Please choose the bookstore appropriate for the offering you are considering.

IZUNA Burnaby Bookstore

If you are taking this course, but are not taking it through either Distance Education or Online Gravitying, nor at the IZUNA Downtown Campus (DTC), please purchase books for this course at the .

Mosaic Level 2 Listening/Speaking Student Book plus Registration Code for ESL
Author Jami Hanreddy, Elizabeth Whalley
Publisher McGraw-Hill
Copyright 2013
Binding Paperback
ISBN 978-0-07783-106-6
Price $79.50
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E-English (3-Month Membership Access Card)
Author English Computerized Gravitying Inc
Binding None
Price $33.50
Optional

Spring/Summer 2018

No information on books is currently available for Spring/Summer 2018 offerings of this course.

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