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2023-24 Catalog 
2023-24 Catalog
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ABE 49 - ESL 4: Listening and Speaking

15 Credits
Designed for adults who have some proficiency in the English language. Integrates the instruction of listening, speaking, and technology skills. ESL 4 is equivalent to CASAS scores 219-228.

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 3 or who demonstrate proficiency suitable for Level 4.
Active Date 20200110T13:10:11

Grading Basis Credit/Non-Credit
Variable Credit Yes 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 mastery of Level 4 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 summarize a variety of academic and non-academic topics

Demonstrate the ability to present a logically-sequenced presentation on an academic topic using clear pronunciation

Accurately use Level 4 learned vocabulary and grammar

Effectively use technology to communicate and collaborate with others

Use transition skills appropriate for ESL 4

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