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ENGLISH AS A SECOND
LANGUAGE (ESL)

This program does not require approval from the PTIB.

Overview

This flexible ESL program will allow students improve their English in the evening while working during the day. The courses will focus on holding classroom activities which engage learners in developing listening and speaking strategies for community, workplace and academic contexts. Learners will develop these crucial skills in: reading reports and instructions, reflective writing, finding information, writing a workplace email, reading diagrams, tables and charts, and completing research.

Learning Objectives

  • Identify speakers, situations and language in common social situations
  • Recognize and interpret everyday communication that gives advice, opinions or suggestions
  • Recognize, analyze and interpret information about familiar or relevant topics
  • Identify key words, facts and opinions in informal presentations up to 5 minutes long
  • Identify how descriptions and stories about common topics are organized and connected
  • Interpret and use information in diagrams, tables, graphics, and website menus
  • Write a 1-2 paragraph formal or informal personal messages for social purposes
  • Take messages or notes with 5-7 details while listening to a recording

Curriculum

ESL 1000 | Listening and Speaking

The primary objective of ESL Listening and Speaking is on developing oral communication skills in English. The course will focus on holding classroom activities which engage learners in developing listening and speaking strategies for community, workplace and academic contexts. Learners will touch improve on such skills like: telephoning for information, understanding and giving instructions, giving a presentation, and undertaking a task with a partner.

ESL 1001 | Reading and Writing

The focus of ESL Reading and Writing is on developing reading and writing communication skills in English. Classroom activities engage students in developing reading and writing strategies using community, workplace and academic contexts. Learners will develop these crucial skills in: reading reports and instructions, reflective writing, finding information, writing a workplace email, reading diagrams, tables and charts, and completing research.

Class Schedule

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday

Class: 6:00PM - 7:15PM

Break: 7:15PM - 7:30PM
Class: 7:30PM - 8:50PM
80 hour courses
English as a Second Language

Program Length: 3 months part-time (160 hours)

12 Weeks

Registration Fee: $80.00
Tuition: $720.00

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