ESL Beginning High

Program #37595

This is an integrated language program. The program has three required courses: ESL Fundamentals, Beginning High; ESL and Civics Education, Beginning High and ESL Learning Center. The Fundamentals course is designed to give students the practice to develop skills in speaking, listening, reading and writing based on topics relevant to their lives, experiences, and goals. The Civics Education applies language skills within the context of civics-related topics with the goals of helping students access community resources and develop the tools needed to become active community participants.  The ESL Learning Center provides students with individualized skill-building activities to reinforce the learning objectives covered in the required courses.

Core Courses
ESLA 001 ESL Learning Center12
ESLA 161 ESL Fundamentals, Beginning High168
ESLA 171 ESL and Civics Education, Beginning High84
Total Hours264
First Year
Fall TermHoursWinter TermHours
ESLA 161168ESLA 17184
ESLA 0016ESLA 0016
 174 90
Total Hours 264

ESLA 001 1-200 Hours ESL Learning Center

The ESL Learning Center offers an opportunity to practice English through various instructional media. Students learn through ESL software and/or receive individual and group tutoring to improve their speaking, listening, reading and writing skills. Special interest areas such as Vocational ESL and EL Civics are also part of the instruction. (Apportionment)

ESLA 161 168 Hours ESL Fundamentals, Beginning High

The course focuses on developing receptive and productive language skills. Students will acquire grammar, vocabulary and language functions to improve proficiency. The course also emphasizes beginning level life skills. (Apportionment)

ESLA 171 84 Hours ESL and Civics Education, Beginning High

This competency-based course focuses on both language development and life skills. Integrated language skills will help students access community resources, prepare them for the workplace and introduce them to life learning opportunities. (Apportionment)