Courses in the Credit Program

 
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Intermediate Level 1
ESL 320 Intermediate Writing and Grammar 3 (4 units of credit) This ESL course is suitable for the lower intermediate student who has a basic foundation in English grammar and writing. Students focus on writing coherent paragraphs and begin writing essays using the process approach. The course reinforces and builds upon grammar and writing skills, enabling the student to function in intermediate English academic and vocational situations. Students are introduced to basic computer and word processing skills.
 
ESL 321 Intermediate Reading and Vocabulary 3 (3 units of credit)This ESL course is suitable for the low intermediate student with some foundation in English reading and vocabulary skills. This course is designed to develop reading techniques, vocabulary, and study skills so that the student can comprehend and respond to written and spoken English.
 
ESL 322 Intermediate Pronunciation and Speaking 3 (2 units of credit) This ESL course is suitable for the low intermediate student who has a basic foundation in English pronunciation and speaking skills. This course is designed to improve speaking skills so that the student can comprehend and respond to spoken English in academic and vocational situations.
 
Intermediate Level 2
ESL 330 Intermediate Writing and Grammar 4 (4 units of credit) - This ESL course is suitable for the low intermediate student with some foundation in English reading and vocabulary skills. This course is designed to develop reading techniques, vocabulary, and study skills so that the student can comprehend and respond to written and spoken English.
 
ESL 331 Intermediate Reading and Vocabulary 4 (3 units of credit) - This ESL course is suitable for the high intermediate student with a foundation in English reading and vocabulary skills. This course is designed to expand reading techniques, vocabulary, and study skills so that the student can comprehend and respond to written and spoken English in intermediate to advanced academic and vocational situations.
 
ESL 332 Intermediate Pronunciation and Speaking 4 (2 units of credit) - This ESL course is suitable for the high intermediate student who has a good foundation in English pronunciation and speaking skills. This course is designed to improve speaking skills so that the student can comprehend and respond to spoken English in academic and vocational situations.
 
Advanced Level 1
ESL 340 Advanced Writing and Grammar 5 (4 units of credit) - This ESL course is suitable for the advanced student with a strong foundation in English grammar and writing. Using the process writing approach, students write essays in response to a variety of prompts. This course is designed to review and build upon grammar and writing skills, enabling the student to function in advanced English academic and vocational courses. Students will use basic computer and word processing skills necessary for academic work.
 
ESL 341 Advanced Reading and Vocabulary 5 (3 units of credit) - This ESL course is suitable for the low advanced student with a strong foundation in English reading and vocabulary skills. The course is designed to expand reading techniques, vocabulary, and study skills so that the student can comprehend and respond to written and spoken English in advanced academic and vocational situations. Supplemental learning assistance is available for students to strengthen skills and to reinforce mastery of concepts.
 
ESL 342 Advanced Listening and Speaking 5 (2 units of credit)This ESL course is suitable for the low advanced student who has a strong foundation in English listening and speaking skills. This advanced ESL course is designed for the student to improve listening and speaking skills and to comprehend and respond to spoken English in advanced academic and vocational situations.
 
Advanced Level 2
ESL 350 Advanced Writing and Grammar 6 (3 units of credit) - This ESL course is suitable for the advanced student with demonstrated knowledge and experience in English grammar and writing. The course is designed to review and refine grammar for application in pre-collegiate assignments, enabling the student to successfully transition into mainstream college course work. Students will use basic computer and word processing skills necessary for academic work.
 
ESL 351 Advanced Reading and Vocabulary 6 (3 units of credit) - This ESL course is suitable for the high advanced student with demonstrated ability to comprehend written English at an advanced level. The course is intended to expand reading techniques, vocabulary, and study skills so that the student can successfully transition into mainstream course work.
 
ESL 352 Advanced Listening and Speaking 6 (2 units of credit) - This ESL course is suitable for the high advanced student who demonstrates the ability to comprehend and respond to spoken English in advanced academic and vocational situations.
Last Updated: 5/5/2014 10:05 AM