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2023-24 Catalog 
2023-24 Catalog
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ABE 29 - ESL 4: High Intermediate

10 Credits
Designed for adults who have some proficiency in the English language. Integrates the instruction of listening, speaking, reading, writing 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 20200110T13:10:05

Grading Basis Credit/Non-Credit
Range 1-10
Class Limit 30
Shared Learning Environment Yes
Contact Hours: Lecture 110 Lab 0 Field Studies 0 Clinical 0 Independent Studies 0
Total Contact Hours 110
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

Demonstrate the ability to critically read,  summarize, and make connections to a variety of texts for different purposes (Lexile 740-940)

Demonstrate the ability to use evidence from texts to draw conclusions, make inferences and/or answer questions (Lexile 740-940)

Accurately use the writing process to generate a four paragraph essay, both on paper and using technology

Accurately use Level 4 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 4

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