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2023-24 Catalog 
2023-24 Catalog
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ABE 26 - ESL 2 Writing

15 Credits
Designed for adults who have limited proficiency in the English language. Integrates the instruction of listening, speaking, reading, writing and technology skills with a focus on writing. ESL 2W 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 in listening, speaking, and reading but still need to pass level 2 writing or who demonstrate proficiency suitable for Level 2W.
Active Date 20200110T13:10:16

Grading Basis Credit/Non-Credit
Range 1-15
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 2 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 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 a paragraph both on paper and using  technology

Accurately use Level 2 writing conventions, learned vocabulary and grammar

Demonstrate the ability to use technology to collaborate with others and conduct online research effectively

Use transition skills appropriate for ESL 2

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