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Level II

ESL 080: Introduction to ESL - Literacy

This bridging course for students who assess below the ESL III (096) level integrates workplace and academic skills training using the standard workplace guidelines (SCANS). Students learn the basic English communication skills as well as problem-solving and interpersonal skills necessary for success in a range of job and/or in the academic setting of the first level of ESL classes. The course includes an in-depth assessment of each student's skills, vocational/academic counseling, and referrals to campus and community services.


Units: 6 units (5 hours lecture and 1 hour lab)
Recommended Preparation: Concurrent enrollment in ESL 081
Pass/No Pass only: Non-degree applicable

ESL 081: Introduction to ESL - Communication

This six-hour component of the ESL bridging course focuses on oral skills and cross-culture communication principles necessary for students' success in a range of jobs and/or in the academic setting of the first level of ESL classes. Students learn the basic English communication skills as well as problem-solving and interpersonal skills.

Units: 6 units (5 hours lecture and 1 hour lab)
Recommended Preparation: Concurrent enrollment in ESL 081
Pass/No Pass only: Non-degree Credit Course

Last Updated: 11/04/2016
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