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ESL 005
ESL Level I


Credits: 1- 12
Clock Hours per Quarter: 150

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:120    Lab Hours:30


Description
Offered to non-literate, pre-literate, or semi-literate students. Students will improve reading, writing, speaking, listening, and grammar in life skills contexts such as providing personal information, describing daily events, and identifying jobs and work-related abilities. Prerequisite: Placement by CASAS oral screen.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Function in immediate need situations.
  • Write all numbers and letters of the alphabet
  • Demonstrate appropriate use of simple, everyday, highly familiar words and numbers in very simple phrases to convey information
  • Decode familiar concepts of print, letter shapes, and simple everyday content knowledge and common vocabulary in simple sentences
  • Monitor accuracy of decoding and word recognition using various learned reading strategies
  • Demonstrate use of prior knowledge and common vocabulary in very simple sentences and understand the information they contain
  • Demonstrate use of simple strategies such as gestures, eye contact, and very simple requests from the listener to monitor effectiveness of the communication to achieve the speaking purpose
  • Apply knowledge of verbal and non-verbal skills appropriate to the context to enhance communication
  • Use non-verbal and visual clues to understand the basic intent of the speaker and to meet the purpose of communciation

  • Course Topics
  • Topics are selected from CASAS core competencies and Washington Adult Learning Standards
  • Additional topics are determined based upon specific learning needs of ESL level 3 students

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    ESL 005
    Spring 2014
    E109
    Courtney Kress Van Slyke
    ESL 005
    Spring 2014
    E609
    Sandra Evans
    ESL 005
    Spring 2014
    9415
    Roberto Figueroa
    ESL 005
    Spring 2014
    9404
    Ricardo Chavez
    ESL 005
    Winter 2014
    E109
    Courtney Kress Van Slyke


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
    X
    X
    X
     
     
    X
    X
    X
     
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.