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ESL 040
ESL Level V


Credits: 1- 12
Clock Hours per Quarter: 12

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:98    Lab Hours:24


Description
Enables students to satisfy routine work and social demands. Focuses on skills needed to independently accomplish well defined and structured reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills needed to communicate in English. Prerequisite: Placement by CASAS or completion of ESL 030. Student may co-enroll in a I-BEST courses with the permission of the Transitional Studies Department.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Handle work involving oral and written instruction in familiar and some unfamiliar situations
  • Use simple planning strategies to identify and organize a limited number of ideas to support a single purpose and produce a legible and comprehensible draft
  • Apply and interview for jobs
  • Communicate with native English speakers on familiar topics
  • Pursue basic skills training courses while continuing English training
  • Decode and recognize most everyday and some unfamiliar and specialized words and abbreviations in short to medium-length texts
  • Apply linguistic, socio-cultural, and other background knowledge and strategies to understand the intent of the speaker
  • Speak so that information is generally understandable by a skilled and supportive listener
  • Convey ideas in writing short, structured paragraphs on familiar topics
  • Make many edits of grammar (e.g., verb tense forms), spelling, sentence structure,language usage and text structure
  • Use tools such as dictionaries, grammar checklists, and graphic organizers
  • Reflect on, plan for, and monitor own learning goals
  • Use software for basic word processing and Internet searches

  • 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 5 students

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    ESL 040
    Spring 2014
    9485
    Jeff Arlington
    ESL 040
    Spring 2014
    E140
    karen kirkwood
    ESL 040
    Spring 2014
    E142
    karen kirkwood
    ESL 040
    Spring 2014
    9408
    Ricardo Chavez
    ESL 040
    Winter 2014
    E114
    Jan Tegtmeier


    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.