2018-2019 Academic Catalog 
    Apr 21, 2019  
2018-2019 Academic Catalog
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ESL 051 - English as a Second Language Level 5A

Maximum of 5.0 possible Credits
A high intermediate-level class. Students increase reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills in familiar subject areas. 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. Use strategies such as word analysis and application of prior knowledge to read adapted passages up to a few pages in length which contain some unfamiliar and specialized words.
  2. Organize a limited number of ideas in writing to support a single purpose in a paragraph or list of steps, instructions, and commands.
  3. Revise multiple drafts for sentence structure, grammar, and English writing conventions using tools such as simplified dictionaries and checklists.
  4. Respond appropriately to authentic extended explanations and narratives, detailed instructions, and complex conversations with varied speakers and in varied contexts.
  5. Speak with sufficient vocabulary, grammar control, sentence variety, and appropriate register in familiar tasks, using strategies such as selecting and organizing information and self-monitoring.
  6. Accurately use level-appropriate grammar in reading, writing, listening, and speaking.

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