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ABE 003 - ESL 1: Listening and Speaking

15 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, and technology skills. ESL 1 is equivalent to CASAS scores between 181-193.

Instructor Permission Required Yes

Quarters Typically Offered
Designed to Serve This course is designed to serve ESL students whose English proficiency is at the literacy level (CASAS scores between 181-193).
Active Date 20200110T11:36:51

Grading System Credit/Non-Credit
Variable Credit Yes Range 1-15
Continuous Enrollment Yes
Class Limit 35
Shared Learning Environment Yes
Contact Hours: Lecture 165
Total Contact Hours 165
Degree Distributions:
Course Outline

  • Entrance assessment of existing skill level.
  • Introduction to and mastery of Level 1 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 speak with a partner following topic prompts

Demonstrate the ability to speak clearly in front of class

Accurately use Level 1 learned vocabulary and grammar

Use transition skills appropriate to ESL 1

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