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American Language (AMLA)

AMLA 24 - Idiomatic English

2 Units (Not Degree Applicable)
May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass
Lecture: 36
Advisory: Eligibility for AMLA 80 
Intermediate course in the study of idiomatic language, including common American idioms and proverbs, as used in everyday language situations.

AMLA 23S - American Language Interpersonal Communication

2 Units (Not Degree Applicable)
May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass
Lecture: 36
Advisory: Eligibility for AMLA 90 
Enhances the ability of non-native speakers to listen effectively and speak formally. Emphasis is on note taking, outlining, organizing speeches, and verbal articulation of ideas.

AMLA 22S - American Language Interpersonal Communication

2 Units (Not Degree Applicable)
May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass
Lecture: 36
Enhances ability of non-native speakers to communicate in personal and academic situations. Emphasis on grammatical accuracy and sophistication as well as increasing confidence in communication.

AMLA 21S - Accent Reduction

2 Units (Not Degree Applicable)
May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass
Lecture: 36
Pronunciation for non-native speakers with emphasis on analysis of individual strengths and weaknesses. Focus on improving articulation, stress, intonation patterns, and listening.