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ABE 027 - ESL 3: Low Intermediate

10 Credits

Designed for adults who have limited proficiency in the English language. Integrates the instruction of listening, speaking, reading, writing and technology skills. ESL 3 is equivalent to CASAS scores 207-218.

Instructor Permission Required Yes

Quarters Typically Offered
Designed to Serve This course is designed to serve ESL students who have completed the exit criteria of ESL Level 2 or who demonstrate proficiency suitable for Level 3.
Active Date 20200110T13:10:04

Grading System Credit/Non-Credit
Range 1-10
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
Degree Distributions:
Course Outline
1. Entrance assessment of existing skill level.

2. Introduction to and mastery of Level 3 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 discuss and comprehend a variety of academic and non-academic topics

Demonstrate the ability to present a well-organized presentation on a familiar topic with clear pronunciation

Demonstrate the ability to critically read and summarize a variety of texts for different purposes (Lexile 520-820)

Demonstrate the ability to use evidence from text to draw conclusions, make inferences and/or answer questions (Lexile 520-820)

Accurately use the writing process to generate 2-3 organized paragraphs both on paper and using technology

Accurately use Level 3 writing conventions, learned vocabulary, and grammar

Effectively use technology to communicate and collaborate with others

Effectively use technology to conduct online research

Use transition skills appropriate for ESL 3

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