ESL Academic Success

Program #24293

The ESL Academic Success Program is a fully-integrated program that bridges ESL classes with college, high school, the GED, and vocational training programs. The goal is to prepare students to function successfully in a variety of academic settings. The program will offer high-level ESL courses as well as student services including but not limited to counselor-led workshops, assistance with college application, and field trips.

The students will learn how to take notes, build vocabulary, write research papers, and participate in academic discussions. The basics of time and stress management, financial aid, and college orientation are embedded in the course outlines and presented in the workshops.

Core Courses
ESLA 1040 Listening/Speaking for Academic Success144
ESLA 1045 Reading/Writing for Academic Success144
Total Hours288
First Year
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours
ESLA 1040144ESLA 1045144
 144 144
Total Hours 288

ESLA 1040 144 Hours Listening/Speaking for Academic Success

Learn how to listen to and take lecture notes; participate in classroom discussions; give presentations; and take exams in college, career technical education, high school, and GED programs. Acquire technological skills necessary for academic success. Experience campus life through field trips to local colleges. For Intermediate High thru Advanced level students. (Apportionment)

ESLA 1045 144 Hours Reading/Writing for Academic Success

Acquire reading, writing, note-taking, test-taking, critical thinking, and computer skills necessary for academic success in college, high school, GED, or career technical education programs. Learn American cultural norms in the classroom. Participate in campus life through field trips to local colleges. For Intermediate High through Advanced level students. (Apportionment)