ESL 150 Advanced Academic ESL (5.5)
Credit, Degree Applicable
PREREQ.: Placement in ESL 150 or completion of ESL 140
Advanced academic reading skills and strategies, with authentic reading texts of a variety of genres used to support written composition work. Practice in writing summaries, expository essays and essay tests. Advanced level vocabulary and grammar study. Language skills integrated on the basis of academic tasks and content.
Students must register for a lecture section of ESL 150 and a lab section at the same time.
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Apply a variety of advanced reading skills and strategies to authentic multi-paragraph text
- Outcome 2: Compose, organize, and revise expository essays and essay tests using new vocabulary and grammatically correct advanced level sentence structures
- Outcome 3: Comprehend and produce grammar structures appropriate to an advanced level
- Outcome 4: Use learning strategies and academic skills for the development of reading, writing, vocabulary, and grammar skills appropriate to an advanced level