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ABE 002 - ESL Pre-Literacy

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.

Instructor Permission Required Yes

Designed to Serve This course is designed to serve ESL students whose English proficiency is at the pre-literacy level.
Active Date 2014-06-06

Grading System Credit/Non-Credit
Range 1-10
Continuous Enrollment Yes
Class Limit 35
Contact Hours: Lecture 110 Lab 0 Worksite 0 Clinical 0 Other 0
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

Demonstrate the ability to identify evidence within text to accurately answer questions

Demonstrate emergent writer skills based on foundational conventions of written English

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