2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    Feb 21, 2019  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog
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ESL 041 - English as a Second Language Level 4A

Maximum of 5.0 possible Credits
A low intermediate-level class. Students begin to understand, read, write, and speak about past experiences and events. S/U grade option. Registration permitted first seven weeks (six in summer) as space is available.
Prerequisite Placement by instructor or advisor.
Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Read passages of one to two pages in length on common, high-interest topics using prior knowledge, knowledge of word parts, and knowledge of parts of speech.
  2. Demonstrate ability to draft and organize writing according to a given, highly structured plan (steps, instructions, commands, or a simple paragraph).
  3. Reread and make basic edits of writing to conform to level-appropriate grammar and English writing conventions, using tools such as simplified dictionaries and checklists.
  4. Appropriately respond to somewhat complex explanations, conversations, instructions, and short narratives on familiar topics in the classroom.
  5. Participate effectively in classroom situations and other familiar settings using level-appropriate grammar and some rephrasing when not understood.
  6. Accurately use level-appropriate grammar in reading, writing, listening, and speaking.

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