Apr 23, 2019
ABE 029 - ESL 4: High Intermediate 10 Credits
Designed for adults who have some proficiency in the English language. Integrates the instruction of listening, speaking, reading, writing and technology skills. ESL 4 is equivalent to CASAS scores 219-228.
Instructor Permission Required Yes
Designed to Serve This course is designed to serve ESL students who have completed the exit criteria of ESL Level 3 or who demonstrate proficiency suitable for Level 4.
Active Date 2014-04-25
Grading System Credit/Non-Credit
Continuous Enrollment Yes
Class Limit 30
Shared Learning Environment Yes
Contact Hours: Lecture 110 Lab 0 Worksite 0 Clinical 0 Other 0
Total Contact Hours 110
- Entrance assessment of existing skill level.
- Introduction to mastery of Level 4 exit criteria and SLOs through class assignments, small group work, and lecture.
- Exit assessment of existing skill level.
Student Learning Outcomes
Demonstrate the ability to discuss and summarize a variety of academic and non-academic topics
Demonstrate the ability to present a logically-sequenced presentation on an academic topic using clear pronunciation
Demonstrate the ability to critically read, summarize, and make connections to a variety of texts for different purposes (Lexile 740-940)
Demonstrate the ability to use evidence from texts to draw conclusions, make inferences and/or answer questions (Lexile 740-940)
Accurately use the writing process to generate a four paragraph essay, both on paper and using technology
Accurately use Level 4 writing conventions, learned vocabulary, and grammar
Effectively use technology to communicate and collaborate with others
Effectively use technology to conduct online research
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