ESL Vocational - Noncredit Courses

ESLV 3801, Intermediate ESL Workplace Communication

ADVISE: ESLN 3500 or placement in ESLN 3600

Intermediate English to develop written and oral communication skills, strategies, and cultural knowledge for successful communication in the North American workplace.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
ESLV 3814, ESL for Cooking

ADVISE: ESLN 3300 or placement in ESLN 3400

Development of high beginning ESL written and oral communication skills for employment in the restaurant industry. English terminology for cooking utensils, supplies, common tasks, and safety in restaurants.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
ESLV 3819, Social Communication

ADVISE: ESLN 3400 or placement in ESLN 3500

Development of intermediate ESL conversational strategies for appropriate interactions at work and in a variety of social situations in the United States. Discussions about U.S. workplace culture.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
ESLV 3823, ESL for Job Search A

ADVISE: ESLN 3500 or placement in ESLN 3600

Development of English reading and writing skills that support a successful job search for non-native English-speaking students. Emphasis is on the language required to use online job search tools, find and analyze job descriptions, and create professional resumes and cover letters that closely fit specific jobs. This is the first of two courses in the ESL job search series.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit

Formerly ESL for Job Search

ESLV 3829, Computer VESL - Intermediate

ADVISE: ESLN 3500 or placement in ESLN 3600

Communicative intermediate English language skills, computer vocabulary, and terminology used in the digital workplace environment. Computer applications for documents, presentations, spreadsheets, and data management with ESL language support. Additional focus on language development necessary for following procedures, problem-solving, and describing charts and graphs.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit

Formerly Computer VESL – High Intermediate

ESLV 3832, ESL for Construction Workers

ADVISE: ESLN 3300 or placement in ESLN 3400

Development of high beginning ESL oral communication skills for employment in the construction industry. English terminology for job duties and responsibilities, tools, equipment, materials, measurement, and safety.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
ESLV 3842, Healthcare Communication I

ADVISE: Health care background; ESLN 3600 or placement in ESLN 3700 (Intermediate High 7)

Designed for health care professionals with high intermediate English language proficiency. Integrated language skills for career options and requirements in health care, patient-centered communication techniques, interaction patterns among health co-workers, assertive communication, and health care systems and traditions. Prepares students for CCSF health care programs.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
ESLV 3843, Healthcare Communication II

ADVISE: Health care background; ESLN 3600 or placement in ESLN 3700 (Intermediate High 7)

Designed for health care professionals with high intermediate English language proficiency. Integrated language skills for job search documents and interviews, interaction patterns on health care teams, discussion of treatment options with patients and alternative health perspectives, and communication strategies among culturally diverse patients and health workers. Prepares students for CCSF health care programs.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
ESLV 3844, Healthcare Communication III

ADVISE: Health care background; ESLN 3600 or placement in ESLN 3700 (Intermediate High 7)

Designed for health care professionals with high intermediate English language proficiency. Develop integrated language skills for professional communication including reporting safety issues, communicating with special-needs patients, resolving conflict with co-workers, understanding legal and ethical issues, and researching racial and cultural health disparities in health care settings. Prepares students for CCSF health care programs.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
ESLV 3923, ESL for Job Search B

ADVISE: ESLN 3500 or placement in ESLN 3600

Development of intermediate English reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills that support a successful job search for non-native English-speaking students. Emphasis is on the English required to describe job qualifications and successfully network and interview for jobs. This is the second of two courses in the ESL job search series.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
ESLV 4816, ESL for Custodians

ADVISE: ESLN 3300 or placement in ESLN 3400

Development of high beginning ESL oral communication skills for employment in the custodial industry. English terminology for job duties and responsibilities, tools, equipment, measurement, chemicals, and safety. Job search skills are included.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
ESLV 4822, ESL Workplace Communication Strategies

ADVISE: ESLN 3300 or placement in ESLN 3400 (Beginning High 4)

High beginning English to develop communication strategies for successful interaction in the workplace.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
ESLV 4842, ESL for Work - Beginning

ADVISE: ESLN 3200 or placement in ESLN 3300

Beginning-level English to develop basic workplace skills as a successful employee, including U.S. culture, health and safety, basic rights, and effective communication.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit