ESL Integrated Skills, Beginning Low

Certificate of Competency 

Program Code: 3P40940

This is a specialized language program. The program has two required courses: ESL Integrated Skills Intermediate Low and ESL Learning Center. Although both classes will teach all four language skills through oral and written communication, ESL Integrated Skills will emphasize the meanings and usage of Beginning level English forms and functions that are frequently used in everyday situations and the ESL Learning Center will support students in achieving their individual language goals.

Core Courses
ESLA 230 ESL Integrated Skills, Beginning Low216
ESLA 001 ESL Learning Center18
Total Hours234
First Year
Semester 1HoursSemester 2Hours
ESLA 230216ESLA 00118
 216 18
Total Hours 234

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 230 216-252 Hours ESL Integrated Skills, Beginning Low

This course focuses on developing basic-level listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. Students will acquire basic language forms and functions to help them access community resources, prepare for the workplace and introduce them to lifelong learning opportunities. (Apportionment)