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EFSLANG 691: Oral Presentation

For advanced graduate students. Practice in academic presentation skills; strategy, design, organization, and use of visual aids. Focus is on improving fluency and delivery style, with videotaping for feedback on language accuracy and usage. May be repeated once for credit.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1-3 | Repeatable 2 times (up to 6 units total)

EFSLANG 692: Speaking and Teaching in English

This course is an opportunity for international students to develop their oral communication and teaching skills to be a course assistant, teaching assistant, or instructor, especially those planning an academic career in an English-speaking context. It focuses on understanding the culture of the classroom and on developing clarity and communicative effectiveness through periodic micro-teaching presentations and role plays simulating typical teaching situations, including short lectures, problem set and review sessions, office hours, discussion leading, and student project consultations. Extensive feedback is provided on comprehensibility and accuracy along with development of interpersonal and intercultural communication skills. The instructor will meet with students regularly throughout the quarter for one-on-one tutorials. May be repeated once for credit.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 1-3 | Repeatable 2 times (up to 6 units total)

EFSLANG 693A: Listening Comprehension

This course focuses on strategies for effective listening to university lectures and other academic content, such as seminars and group discussions. It extends beyond listening for main ideas and details, providing practice in identifying discourse markers common in academic settings and in recognizing and accommodating implied information, hesitations, and reduced forms, such as contractions. It also covers challenging areas such as processing numbers and adapting to unfamiliar vocabulary. Listening practice is complemented by instruction in effective note-taking and study strategies to retain and review comprehended information. Additionally, the course has a significant discussion component, giving students the opportunity to interpret what they hear to develop a deeper and more critical understanding of the content and to link that understanding to their own spoken English production and interaction. Materials include recorded lectures from Stanford faculty and other relevant sources.
Terms: Aut | Units: 1-3
Instructors: Lockwood, R. (PI)

EFSLANG 693B: Advanced Listening Comprehension, and Vocabulary Development

Listening strategies and vocabulary for understanding English in academic and non-academic contexts. Discussion and interpretation of communicative intent. Computer-based and video exercises across a range of genres; individual project. May be repeated once for credit. Prerequisite: EFSLANG 693A or consent of instructor.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 1-3 | Repeatable 2 times (up to 6 units total)

EFSLANG 695A: Pronunciation and Intonation

This course provides training in recognizing and practicing American English sounds, stress, and intonation patterns in connected speech in order to improve comprehension and enhance intelligibility in a variety of settings. After receiving an individualized analysis of speech patterns, students engage in directed practice both with online software and in class, receiving immediate feedback. Through these in-class activities and practice assignments, students will improve their ability to pronounce English clearly and to self-monitor and self-correct. The instructor will meet with students regularly throughout the quarter for one-on-one tutorials. Enrollment limited to 12.
Terms: Win, Spr | Units: 1-3 | Repeatable 2 times (up to 6 units total)
Instructors: Wang, D. (PI)

EFSLANG 697: Gateway to Graduate Writing

Focus is on improving grammatical accuracy and vocabulary, building fluency, and learning the structure and conventions of English correspondence, reports, and short academic papers. Enrollment limited to 14.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 1-3 | Repeatable for credit

EFSLANG 698A: Writing Academic English

Strategies and conventions for graduate writing. Emphasis is on fluency, organization, documentation, and appropriateness for writing tasks required in course work. May be repeated once for credit.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr, Sum | Units: 1-3 | Repeatable 2 times (up to 6 units total)

EFSLANG 698B: Advanced Graduate Writing

Focus on clarity, accuracy, and appropriate style. For graduate students experienced in English writing and currently required to write for courses and research. Class meetings and individual conferences. Prerequisite: EFSLANG 698A. May be repeated once for credit.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 1-3 | Repeatable 2 times (up to 6 units total)

ENERGY 203: Stanford Climate Ventures

Solving the global climate challenge will require the creation and successful scale-up of hundreds of new ventures. This project-based course provides a launchpad for the development and creation of transformational climate ventures and innovation models. Interdisciplinary teams will research, analyze, and develop detailed launch plans for high-impact opportunities in the context of the new climate venture development framework offered in this course. Throughout the quarter, teams will complete 70+ interviews with customers, sector experts, and other partners in the emerging climatetech ecosystem, with introductions facilitated by the teaching team's unique networks in this space. Please see the course website scv.stanford.edu for more information and alumni highlights. Project lead applications are due by December 11 through tinyurl.com/scvprojectlead. Students interested in joining a project team, please briefly indicate your interest in the course at tinyurl.com/scvgeneralinterest.
Terms: Aut, Win, Spr | Units: 1-3 | Repeatable 3 times (up to 9 units total)

ENERGY 359: Teaching Experience in Energy Resources Engineering

For TAs in Energy Resources Engineering. Course and lecture design and preparation; lecturing practice in small groups. Classroom teaching practice in an Energy Resources Engineering course for which the participant is the TA (may be in a later quarter). Taught in collaboration with the Center for Teaching and Learning.
Terms: Aut | Units: 1 | Repeatable for credit
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