ESL Integrated Skills, Intermediate High

Certificate of Competency 

Program Code: 3P40943

This is an integrated language program. The program has two required courses: ESL Integrated Skills, Intermediate High; and ESL Learning Center. The Integrated Skills course is designed to give students the practice to build their fluency in speaking, listening, reading and writing based on topics relevant to their lives, experiences and goals. The course also applies language skills within the context of students’ day to day English language needs along with civics-related topics with the goals of helping students improve their fluency in English, have knowledge of community resources, and have the tools needed to become active community participants. The elective course, ESL Learning Center, provides students with individualized skill building activities to reinforce the learning objectives covered in the required courses.

Core Courses
ESLA 233 ESL Integrated Skills, Intermediate High216
ESLA 001 ESL Learning Center18
Total Hours234
First Year
Semester 1HoursSemester 2Hours
ESLA 231216ESLA 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 233 216-252 Hours ESL Integrated Skills, Intermediate High

This is a four-skill language course using topics and information sources related to student need. Students will build English fluency in reading, writing, listening and speaking by acquiring new vocabulary and applying learned grammatical structures. In this course, students will apply learned language skills to accessing community resources and being an active community participant. Language acquisition and practice is focused on helping students navigate the many ins and outs of their communities. Civics topics will be chosen each term based on the needs of the students. (Apportionment)