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ABE 010 - ABE Language Arts 1

10 Credits
To aid adults who need instruction in basic English skills. Instruction is delivered in a variety of formats including lecture, group activities, and individualized instruction. ABE Language Arts level 1 is equivalent to CASAS scores under 200.

Instructor Permission Required Yes

Designed to Serve Students who have English skills below a high school level.
Active Date 2014-08-06

Grading System Credit/Non-Credit
Variable Credit Yes
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
This course is designed to help students strengthen their English language skills in order to achieve a wide range of career, educational, and personal goals. Content will be delivered in lecture and group formats.

Student Learning Outcomes
Decode and recognize everyday words and word groups in short, simple sentences using word parts, syllables, pronunciation, picture aids, and recalling oral vocabulary and sight words. Monitor accuracy.

Demonstrate familiarity with concepts of print, letter shapes, letter names and sounds and simple, everyday content knowledge.

Use prior knowledge to assist in selecting texts, understanding the information they contain, and locate important items of information in said texts. Enhance comprehension using various strategies.

Determine the purpose and audience for communicating in writing.

Follow a structured, externally developed plan (or text model) to organize information about self and/or related to immediate needs.

Write all letters of the alphabet and numbers and appropriately use simple, every day, highly familiar words, numbers, and simple phrases to convey information with minimal attention to audience.

Appropriately use every day, familiar vocabulary to produce sentences on a familiar topic.

Make a few simple content changes based on review and feedback from others, and make a few simple edits of handwriting, spelling, punctuation and capitalization.

Identify and use basic computer hardware, and use MyHCC login and password to log on to Highline computers

With assistance, access and use learning websites or computer programs.

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