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ABE P 002 - ESL Pre-Literate

10 Credits

Designed for adults who have little to no literacy in their native language and who have extremely limited proficiency in the English language. Integrates the instruction of listening, speaking, reading, writing and technology skills. ESL 1 is equivalent to CASAS scores 180 and below.


Designed to Serve  

This course is designed to serve ESL students whose English proficiency is at the pre-literacy level.

Active Date 20170809T16:41:38

Grading System Credit/Non-Credit
Range 5-12
Continuous Enrollment Yes
Class Limit 30
Contact Hours: Lecture 110
Total Contact Hours 110
Degree Distributions:
Course Outline
1. Entrance assessment of existing skill level. 
2. Introduction to and mastery of Level Pre-Literacy Exit criteria and SLOs through class assignments, small group work and lecture.
3. Exit assessment of existing skill level. 

Student Learning Outcomes
Demonstrate the ability to speak with a partner following provided prompts

Demonstrate the ability to speak clearly in front of class

Demonstrate ability to read a variety of emergent level texts by completing comprehension activities

Identify evidence within text to accurately answer questions

Demonstrate emergent writer skills based on foundational conventions of written English

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