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ESL 887 Pronunciation of English Consonants and Vowels

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Minimum Grade for Prerequisites

Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite courses.

Course Description

Designed to enable non-native speakers of English to improve their pronunciation. The class focuses on reducing misunderstandings and reducing non-native accents with an emphasis on the proper pronunciation of American English vowels, vowel length, consonants, consonant clusters and grammatical word endings. It also introduces various sound/spelling (phonics) patterns.

Units: 3
Units do not apply toward AA/AS degree
Pass/No Pass Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 48-54
  • TBA hours/semester: 16-18
  • Homework hours/semester: 80-90
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None