Course Descriptions

ESL 145 - English for Speakers of Other Languages - Multi-Skills II

4 Credits

A course at the higher level, that stresses the development of all skills, with particular emphasis on reading and writing. Instruction in a class and workshop setting, with special attention to individual needs.
Subsequent enrollment in ESL courses is determined by instructor recommendation or by testing.

Prerequisite(s): ESL 125 with a grade of C or better; or score of 58-64 on CELSA placement test; or ESL 100 and ESL 120, each with a grade of C or better if taken concurrently with ESL 140; or permission of program coordinator.

Learning Attributes: WR

Course Learning Outcomes
1.Explain main ideas in nonfiction articles.
2.Discuss ideas using concrete evidence from texts.
3.Summarize nonfiction articles.
4.Discuss personal connections to a text.
5.Use tone and register appropriate for an academic setting.
6.Write a research project.
7.Revise a research project.
8.Correct errors that contribute to a lack of clarity.
9.Present a research project orally.
10.Use select academic vocabulary words appropriately.
11.Employ appropriate strategies for handling unfamiliar academic vocabulary.
12.Use a computer for word processing, email, library database research, or multi-media presentations.

Course Offered Fall and Spring

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Fall Semester 2019
Summer Session 2019