ABE 023 - ESL Literacy Level 1 10 Credits
Designed for adults who may not be literate in any language and/or 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 between 181-193.
Designed to Serve
This course is designed to serve ESL students whose English proficiency is at the literacy level (CASAS score of 180 and below).
Active Date 20170731T09:56:44
Grading System Credit/Non-Credit
Continuous Enrollment Yes
Class Limit 35
Contact Hours: Lecture 110
1. Entrance assessment of existing skill level.
2. Introduction to and mastery of Level 1 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 topic prompts
Demonstrate the ability to speak clearly in front of class
Demonstrate ability to read many different beginning level texts (Lexile 190-530) by completing comprehension activities
Identify evidence within text to ask and answer questions
Demonstrate the ability to use the writing process to generate several (6+) original sentences on a specific topic, both on paper and using technology
Accurately use Level 1 writing conventions, learned vocabulary and grammar
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