Jul 20, 2019  
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2018-2019 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ELA 040 English Language Acquisition: Intermediate

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This course is designed to improve the English skills of adults who can meet basic survival and social needs, follow simple oral and written instructions and have some ability to write related to basic needs. Emphasis in reading is on understanding descriptive narratives and learning basic reading strategies, such as rereading, restating, rephrasing, word decoding, and identifying main ideas. In writing, the emphasis is on creating paragraphs using prewriting and revision strategies. This includes learning appropriate grammar and vocabulary in order to write and edit. In speaking and listening, the emphasis is on understanding and responding to familiar topics, requesting and clarifying, following oral directions, and speaking so others can understand. Critical thinking and basic math is embedded and contextualized for everyday life and work purposes.



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