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2023-24 Catalog 
2023-24 Catalog
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ABE 42 - ESL 2: Reading and Writing

15 Credits
Designed for adults who have extremely limited in the English language. Integrates the instruction of reading, writing and technology skills. ESL 2 is equivalent to CASAS scores 194-206.

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 1 or who demonstrate proficiency suitable for Level 2.
Active Date 20200110T13:10:09

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 and mastery of ESL 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 critically read and summarize a variety of texts for different purposes (Lexile 420-650)

Demonstrate the ability to use evidence from text to ask and answer questions

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

Effectively use technology to collaborate with others

Effectively use technology to conduct online research

Use transition skills appropriate for ESL 2

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