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ESL 020
ESL Level III


Credits: 1- 12
Clock Hours per Quarter: 122

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:98    Lab Hours:24


Description
Enables students to satisfy survival needs and routine work and social demands. Focuses on skills needed independently accomplish simple, well defined, and structured reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills needed to communicate in English. Placement by CASAS score of 191 or completion of ESL 010

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Understand learned phrases and short new phrases containing familiar vocabulary and to respond appropriately to non-verbal communication, including telephone calls on familiar subjects.
  • Speak so others can understand about common everyday topics using basic grammar and sentence structure.
  • Read with understanding familiar words and word phrases in a variety of written texts.
  • Interpret actions required in specific written directions, and use context to determine meaning.
  • Use computer software for basic word processing and internet searches as technology is available.
  • Use highly structured forms to write simple sentences on familiar topics.
  • Complete real-life tasks such as filling out a basic medical form and job applications.
  • Reflect on, plan for, and monitor learning goals.

  • 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 020
    Fall 2014
    8508
    Andrew Gallagher
    ESL 020
    Fall 2014
    9350
    Shareen Knowles
    ESL 020
    Fall 2014
    8517
    Julie Spada
    ESL 020
    Fall 2014
    9417
    Roberto Figueroa
    ESL 020
    Summer 2014
    9326
    Susan Pearson


    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.