2015-2016 Academic Catalog 
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ESL 030 - English as a Second Language Level 3

Maximum of 15.0 possible Credits
S/U grade only. Registration permitted first seven weeks as space is available. Prerequisite

Course-level Learning Objectives (CLOs)
Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

  1. Demonstrate comprehension of reading passages of 1-3 paragraphs using decoding skills, vocabulary development skills, grammar knowledge, and other reading strategies.
  2. Write and edit simple and basic compound sentences and 3-7 sentence paragraphs using level-appropriate grammar and English writing conventions.
  3. Demonstrate understanding of explanations, conversations, instructions, and narratives of modest length and on familiar topics.
  4. Respond appropriately in everyday situations (including phone conversations) to keep a conversation going, including altering language when not understood and asking for clarification when unable to understand.
  5. Carry on a conversation and participate in a group discussion relating to familiar, predictable, everyday topics and personal experience using somewhat limited vocabulary and basic awareness of appropriate register.
  6. Speak with enough fluency, grammatical accuracy, and pronunciation control to make oneself understood, possibly with difficulty, by a skilled, supportive listener.
  7. Accurately use level-appropriate grammar in reading, writing, listening, and speaking.

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