English as a Second Language

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ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE

This program is designed for non-native speakers of the English Language and for those students who may have limited English skills. The objective of this academic program is to provide practical training of the English Language to individuals who already possess a knowledge, training, and skill and need the language to obtain gainful employment. The students will develop the skills necessary to achieve an appropriate competence in speaking, listening, reading, writing, and grammar. Upon completion, the student should have a basic understanding of the language and be proficient to engage in communication activities that may arise in everyday situations.

*Authorized under Federal Law to Enroll Nonimmigrant Alien Sudents (I-20 Visa)

PROGRAM INFORMATION
Total Number of Quarter Credit Hours 48
Total Number of Clock Hours 720
Total Number of Quarters / Weeks / Months 3 / 30 / 7
Credential awarded Diploma

74%

Completion rate

74%

Job Placement rate

Course Code Course Description Clock Hours Credit Hours
ESL 001 Beginners 240 16
ESL 002 Intermediate 240 16
ESL 003 Advance 240 16

**Quarter Credit hour conversion 10 Lecture hours = 1 credit / 20 Lab hours = 1 credit

This is an introductory course designed to assist students in developing the ability to understand and to express themselves correctly in simple everyday and job-related situations. Emphasis is placed on developing the ability to understand and manipulate verbal expressions in order to correctly establish communication in more complex everyday and professional settings. Students will develop the appropriate vocabulary and key grammar points to achieve this goal.

This course is designed to assist students in developing the ability to understand and to express themselves correctly in more elaborate everyday and job-related situations. They will also further develop the ability to handle with confidence a variety of verbal and written communication tasks in a social as well as a professional setting. Students will learn the basic vocabulary and key grammar points needed to achieve this objective, as well as the use of more complex grammatical structures in order to construct narrative and descriptive paragraphs. Prerequisite: ESL 001

This is course is designed to assist students in developing the ability to understand and to express themselves correctly in more advanced everyday and job-related situations. Basic computer concepts will be taught in order to help students better prepare to join the work force. Students will present their resumes and conduct mock interview sessions. Prerequisite: ESL 002

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