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ABE 023 - ESL 1: Literacy Level

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


Instructor Permission Required Yes
Fees

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 20200303T13:40:11

Grading System Credit/Non-Credit
Range 5-12
Continuous Enrollment Yes
Class Limit 35
Shared Learning Environment Yes
Contact Hours: Lecture 110
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

Demonstrate ability to read many different beginning level texts (Lexile 190-530) by completing comprehension activities

Demonstrate the ability to identify evidence within text to ask and answer questions

Demonstrate the ability to use the writing process to generate several (6+) original sentences on a specific topic, both on paper and using technology

Accurately use Level 1 writing conventions, learned vocabulary and grammar

Use transition skills appropriate for ESL 1



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