ESL 110 Introductory Academic ESL (6)
Credit, Non-Degree Applicable
PREREQ.: Placement in ESL 110
Introduction to academic reading materials, skills and strategies. Builds vocabulary and knowledge through practice in reading non-fiction and fiction texts. Practice in writing simple pre-academic paragraphs, reports, and short answers. Study of high-beginning level vocabulary and grammar.
Intended to be taken together with a Listening/Speaking course, such as ESL 112
or ESL 122
(depending on Listening /Speaking course placement).
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Apply high-beginning level reading skills to short readings with old and new vocabulary.
- Outcome 2: Write sentences and single paragraphs based on grammar and reading exercises.
- Outcome 3: Use basic word order, verb tenses, and punctuation in simple, compound, and complex sentences.
- Outcome 4: Use high-beginning level learning strategies.