2015-2016 Academic Catalog 
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2015-2016 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ESL 085 - ESL Preparation for College and Careers

Maximum 12.0 Credits
An advanced ESL class focused on developing college-level analytical reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills contextualized to prepare students for a specific field of study. Prerequisite
Placement by advisor or instructor permission. Corequisite

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

  1. Recognize and interpret vocabulary in the area of interest using word analysis and inference.
  2. Select and use a range of strategies to read, interpret, and analyze textbooks and short articles in the area of interest.
  3. Access resources online to learn about college programs, develop understanding of topics, and research current events in the area of interest.
  4. Select and use a range of strategies to produce a legible and comprehensible draft of writing using vocabulary, language, and style suited to a college-level audience.
  5. Apply linguistic and sociocultural strategies to understand the intent of the speaker and respond appropriately in a college classroom setting.
  6. Apply knowledge of pronunciation patterns and rules to improve intelligibility in college tasks.
  7. Recall and use a range of vocabulary relevant to the area of interest in a variety of complex sentences and a range of communicative tasks.

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