ESL Fundamentals

Program Code: 3P39627

This is an integrated language program. The program has five required courses: ESL Fundamentals, Beginning Low through ESL Fundamentals, Advanced. The Fundamentals courses are designed to give students the practice to develop emerging language skills, build upon those skills, and finally improve their fluency in speaking, listening, reading and writing based on topics relevant to their lives, experiences and goals.

Core Courese
ESLA 160 ESL Fundamentals, Beginning Low168
ESLA 161 ESL Fundamentals, Beginning High168
ESLA 162 ESL Fundamentals, Intermediate Low168
ESLA 163 ESL Fundamentals, Intermediate High168
ESLA 164 ESL Fundamentals, Advanced168
Total Hours840
First Year
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours
ESLA 160168ESLA 161168
 168 168
Second Year
First SemesterHoursSecond SemesterHours
ESLA 162168ESLA 163168
 168 168
Third Year
First SemesterHours 
ESLA 164168 
 168 
Total Hours 840

ESLA 160 168 Hours ESL Fundamentals, Beginning Low

This integrated-skills course focuses on developing beginning-level receptive and productive language skills; the course also emphasizes life skills. (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 162 168 Hours ESL Fundamentals, Intermediate Low

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

ESLA 163 168 Hours ESL Fundamentals, Intermediate High

This is a four-skill language course using topics and information sources related to student need. Students will increase their proficiency in reading, writing, listening and speaking by acquiring new vocabulary and applying appropriate grammatical structures. Building language fluency is the focus of the course. (Apportionment)

ESLA 164 168 Hours ESL Fundamentals, Advanced

This is a four-skill language course where students will improve their fluency in speaking, listening, reading and writing based on topics relevant to students' lives, experiences and goals. Grammatical structures will be integrated into language practice activities. Improving accuracy is a focus of the course. (Apportionment)