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English Language Acquisition (ELA)

Course Descriptions

ELA 001: Literacy

Credits: 8.0

A beginning literacy ELA class.Students learn the sound and writing systems forEnglish. Prerequisite(s): Placement by instructor or advisor.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Develop phonemic awareness for written words.
  2. Differentiate between common sounds in English.
  3. Produce simple words and phrases using basic writing conventions.
  4. Recognize and produce phone numbers, addresses, dates, time, and prices through listening and writing.
  5. Recognize and respond to classroom instructions and basic questions about personal information.

ELA 002: Literacy at Night

Credits: 5.0

An evening beginning literacy ELA class.Students learn the sound and writing systems for English. Prerequisite(s): Placement by instructor or advisor.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Develop phonemic awareness for written words.
  2. Differentiate between common sounds in English.
  3. Produce simple words and phrases using basic writing conventions.
  4. Recognize and produce phone numbers, addresses, dates, time, and prices through listening and writing.
  5. Recognize and respond to classroom instructions and basic questions about personal information.

ELA 004: Literacy Skills Lab 001

Credits:

A multi-level language skills lab designed to reinforce reading, writing, listening,and speaking skills for students registered in level 001. Students develop their skills by working on computers and in groups under the guidance of an instructor. This class is aligned with the Career and College Readiness Standards (CCRS), as outlined in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2016. Prerequisite(s): Placement by instructor or advisor.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Identify areas of strength and weakness in their English abilities.
  2. Identify methods of improving areas of weakness.
  3. Use technology and other lab resources to improve one or more English skill areas.

ELA 005: Literacy Skills Lab 002

Credits:

A multi-level language skills lab designed to reinforce reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills for students registered in level 002. Students develop their skills by working on computers and in groups under the guidance of an instructor. This class is aligned with the Career and College Readiness Standards (CCRS), as outlined in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2016. Prerequisite(s): Placement by instructor or advisor.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Identify areas of strength and weakness in their English abilities.
  2. Identify methods of improving areas of weakness.
  3. Use technology and other lab resources to improve one or more English skill areas.

ELA 007: Literacy Support Class

Credits: 2.0

A support class focused on helping ELA 001 and 002 students improve listening, speaking, reading, and writingEnglish skills based on students' needs.This class is aligned with the Career and College Readiness Standards (CCRS), as outlined in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2016. Prerequisite(s): Placement by instructor or advisor.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Develop phonemic awareness for written words.
  2. Differentiate between common sounds in English.
  3. Produce simple words and phrases using basic writing conventions.
  4. Recognize and produce phone numbers, addresses, dates, time, and prices through listening and writing.
  5. Recognize and respond to classroom instructions and basic questions about personal information.

ELA 010: Level 1

Credits: 8.0

A low-beginning ELA class. Students develop English language skills in speaking, listening, reading, writing, and grammar. In addition, students learn English for mathematics and computer skills. This class is aligned with the Career and College Readiness Standards (CCRS), as outlined in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2016. Prerequisite(s): Placement by instructor or advisor.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Understand and use level-appropriate grammar.
  2. Create level-appropriate complete sentences.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to speak with level-appropriate fluency.
  4. Practice and demonstrate level-appropriate listening skills.
  5. Demonstrate ability to read and respond to level-appropriate text.
  6. Recognize and use basic technology to assist with English language learning.
  7. Understand and use basic English math language.

ELA 011: Level 1 (Part 1)

Credits: 5.0

Part 1 of ELA 010.A low beginning ELA class. Students develop English language skills in speaking, listening, reading, writing, and grammar. In addition, students learn English for mathematics and computer skills. This class is aligned with the Career and College Readiness Standards (CCRS), as outlined in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2016. Prerequisite(s): Placement by instructor or advisor.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Understand and use level-appropriate grammar.
  2. Create level-appropriate complete sentences.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to speak with level-appropriate fluency.
  4. Practice and demonstrate level-appropriate listening skills.
  5. Demonstrate ability to read and respond to level-appropriate text.
  6. Recognize and use basic technology to assist with English language learning.
  7. Understand and use basic English math language.

ELA 012: Level 1 (Part 2)

Credits: 5.0

Part 2 of ELA 010. A low beginning ELA class. Students develop English language skills in speaking, listening, reading, writing, and grammar. In addition, students learn English for mathematics and computer skills. This class is aligned with the Career and College Readiness Standards (CCRS), as outlined in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2016. Prerequisite(s): Placement by instructor or advisor.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Understand and use level-appropriate grammar.
  2. Create level-appropriate complete sentences.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to speak with level-appropriate fluency.
  4. Practice and demonstrate level-appropriate listening skills.
  5. Demonstrate ability to read and respond to level-appropriate text.
  6. Recognize and use basic technology to assist with English language learning.
  7. Understand and use basic English math language.

ELA 013: Level 1 Skills Lab 010

Credits:

A multi-level language skills lab designed to reinforce reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills for students registered in level 010. Students develop their skills by working on computers and in groups under the guidance of an instructor. This class is aligned with the Career and College Readiness Standards (CCRS), as outlined in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2016. Prerequisite(s): Placement by instructor or advisor.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Identify areas of strength and weakness in their English abilities.
  2. Identify methods of improving areas of weakness.
  3. Use technology and other lab resources to improve one or more English skill areas.

ELA 014: Level 1 Skills Lab 011

Credits:

A multi-level language skills lab designed to reinforce reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills for students registered in level 011. Students develop their skills by working on computers and in groups under the guidance of an instructor. This class is aligned with the Career and College Readiness Standards (CCRS), as outlined in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2016. Prerequisite(s): Placement by instructor or advisor.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Identify areas of strength and weakness in their English abilities.
  2. Identify methods of improving areas of weakness.
  3. Use technology and other lab resources to improve one or more English skill areas.

ELA 015: Level 1 Skills Lab 012

Credits:

A multi-level language skills lab designed to reinforce reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills for students registered in level 012. Students develop their skills by working on computers and in groups under the guidance of an instructor. This class is aligned with the Career and College Readiness Standards (CCRS), as outlined in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2016. Prerequisite(s): Placement by instructor or advisor.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Identify areas of strength and weakness in their English abilities.
  2. Identify methods of improving areas of weakness.
  3. Use technology and other lab resources to improve one or more English skill areas.

ELA 016: Level 1 Grammar\Writing Support

Credits: 2.0

A support class focused on helping ELA 010, 011, and 012 students improve their grammar and writing skills.This class is aligned with the Career and College Readiness Standards (CCRS), as outlined in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2016. Prerequisite(s): Placement by instructor or advisor.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Understand and use level-appropriate grammar.
  2. Create level-appropriate complete sentences.

ELA 017: Level 1 Listening/Speaking Support

Credits: 2.0

A support class focused on helping ELA 010, 011, and 012 students improve their listening and speaking skills.This class is aligned with the Career and College Readiness Standards (CCRS), as outlined in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2016. Prerequisite(s): Placement by instructor or advisor.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Demonstrate the ability to speak with level-appropriate fluency.
  2. Practice and demonstrate level-appropriate listening skills.

ELA 018: Level 1 Reading Support

Credits: 2.0

A support class focused on helping ELA 010, 011, and 012 students improve their reading skills.This class is aligned with the Career and College Readiness Standards (CCRS), as outlined in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2016. Prerequisite(s): Placement by instructor or advisor.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Demonstrate ability to read and respond to level-appropriate text.

ELA 020: Level 2

Credits: 8.0

A high-beginningELA class. Students develop and use English language skills in speaking, listening, reading, writing, and grammar.In addition to developing their English language skills, students learn English for mathematics, computer skills, and employability skills. This class is aligned with the Career and College Readiness Standards (CCRS), as outlined in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2016. Prerequisite(s): Placement by instructor or advisor.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Understand basic classroom instructions.
  2. Understand and use high-beginning ELA grammar.
  3. Create level-appropriate complete sentences and questions.
  4. Demonstrate the ability to speak with level-appropriate fluency.
  5. Practice and demonstrate high-beginning ELA listening skills.
  6. Demonstrate ability to read and respond to a high-beginning ELA text.
  7. Use technology to assist with ELA to navigate a learning management system.
  8. Demonstrate the ability to use basic math operations vocabulary.

ELA 021: Level 2 (Part 1)

Credits: 5.0

Part 1 of the evening version of Level 020. A high-beginning ELA class. Students develop and use English language skills in speaking, listening, reading, writing, and grammar.In addition to developing their English language skills, students learn English for mathematics, computer skills, and employability skills. This class is aligned with the Career and College Readiness Standards (CCRS), as outlined in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2016. Prerequisite(s): Placement by instructor or advisor.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Understand basic classroom instructions.
  2. Understand and use high-beginning ELA grammar.
  3. Create level-appropriate complete sentences and questions.
  4. Demonstrate the ability to speak with level-appropriate fluency.
  5. Practice and demonstrate high-beginning ELA listening skills.
  6. Demonstrate ability to read and respond to a high-beginning ELA text.
  7. Use technology to assist with ELA to navigate a learning management system.
  8. Demonstrate the ability to use basic math operations vocabulary.

ELA 022: Level 2 (Part 2)

Credits: 5.0

Part 2 of the evening version of Level 020. A high-beginningELA class. Students develop and use English language skills in speaking, listening, reading, writing, and grammar.In addition to developing their English language skills, students learn English for mathematics, computer skills, and employability skills. This class is aligned with the Career and College Readiness Standards (CCRS), as outlined in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2016. Prerequisite(s): Placement by instructor or advisor.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Understand basic classroom instructions.
  2. Understand and use high-beginning ELA grammar.
  3. Create level-appropriate complete sentences and questions.
  4. Demonstrate the ability to speak with level-appropriate fluency.
  5. Practice and demonstrate high-beginning ELA listening skills.
  6. Demonstrate ability to read and respond to a high-beginning ELA text.
  7. Use technology to assist with ELA to navigate a learning management system.
  8. Demonstrate the ability to use basic math operations vocabulary.

ELA 023: Level 2 Skills Lab 020

Credits:

A multi-level language skills lab designed to reinforce reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills for students registered in level 020. Students develop their skills by working on computers and in groups under the guidance of an instructor. This class is aligned with the Career and College Readiness Standards (CCRS), as outlined in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2016. Prerequisite(s): Placement by instructor or advisor.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Identify areas of strength and weakness in their English abilities.
  2. Identify methods of improving areas of weakness.
  3. Use technology and other lab resources to improve one or more English skill areas.

ELA 024: Level 2 Skills Lab 021

Credits:

A multi-level language skills lab designed to reinforce reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills for students registered in level 021. Students develop their skills by working on computers and in groups under the guidance of an instructor. This class is aligned with the Career and College Readiness Standards (CCRS), as outlined in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2016. Prerequisite(s): Placement by insturctor or advisor.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Identify areas of strength and weakness in their English abilities.
  2. Identify methods of improving areas of weakness.
  3. Use technology and other skills lab resources to improve one or more English skill areas.

ELA 025: Level 2 Skills Lab 022

Credits:

A multi-level language skills lab designed to reinforce reading, writing, listening and speaking skills for students registered in level 022. Students develop their skills by working on computers and in groups under the guidance of an instructor. This class is aligned with the Career and College Readiness Standards (CCRS), as outlined in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2016. Prerequisite(s): Placement by instructor or advisor.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Identify areas of strength and weakness in their English abilities.
  2. Identify methods of improving areas of weakness.
  3. Use technology and other skills lab resources to improve one or more English skill areas.

ELA 026: Level 2 Grammar/Writing Support

Credits: 2.0

A support class focused on helping ELA 020, 021, and 022 students improve their grammar and writing skills. This class is aligned with the Career and College Readiness Standards (CCRS), as outlined in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2016. Prerequisite(s): Placement by instructor or advisor.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Understand and use high-beginning ELA grammar.
  2. Create level-appropriate complete sentences and questions.

ELA 027: Level 2 Listening/Speaking Support

Credits: 2.0

A support class focused on helping ELA 020, 021, and 022 students improve their speaking and listening skills. This class is aligned with the Career and College Readiness Standards (CCRS), as outlined in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2016. Prerequisite(s): Placement by instructor or advisor.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Demonstrate the ability to speak with level-appropriate fluency.
  2. Practice and demonstrate high-beginning ELA listening skills.

ELA 028: Level 2 Reading Support

Credits: 2.0

A support class focused on helping ELA 020, 021, and 022 students improve their reading skills. This class is aligned with the Career and College Readiness Standards (CCRS), as outlined in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2016. Prerequisite(s): Placement by instructor or advisor.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Identify the main topic of a text and describe the connection between individuals, events, ideas, or information in a text.
  2. Demonstrate ability to read and respond to a high-beginning ELA text.

ELA 030: Level 3

Credits: 8.0

A low-intermediate ELA class. Students develop and use English language skills in speaking, listening, reading, writing, and grammar.In addition to developing their English language skills, students learn English for mathematics, computer skills, and employability skills. This class is aligned with the Career and College Readiness Standards (CCRS), as outlined in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2016. Prerequisite(s): Placement by instructor or advisor.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Understand and use low-intermediate ELA grammar.
  2. Demonstrate the ability to write a basic paragraph.
  3. Identify and distinguish between main ideas and details in listening.
  4. Demonstrate the ability to speak with level-appropriate fluency.
  5. Demonstrate ability to read and identify main idea and details in low-intermediate ELA text.
  6. Use technology to assist with ELA to navigate a learning management system.
  7. Demonstrate the ability to use basic math operations vocabulary.

ELA 031: Level 3 (Part 1)

Credits: 5.0

Part 1 of 030. A low-intermediate ELA class. Students develop and use English language skills in speaking, listening, reading, writing, and grammar.In addition to developing their English language skills, students learn English for mathematics, computer skills, and employability skills. This class is aligned with the Career and College Readiness Standards (CCRS), as outlined in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2016. Prerequisite(s): Placement by instructor or advisor.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Understand and use low-intermediate ELA grammar.
  2. Demonstrate the ability to write a basic paragraph.
  3. Identify and distinguish between main ideas and details in listening.
  4. Demonstrate the ability to speak with level-appropriate fluency.
  5. Demonstrate ability to read and identify main idea and details in low-intermediate ELA text.
  6. Use technology to assist with ELA to navigate a learning management system.
  7. Demonstrate the ability to use basic math operations vocabulary.

ELA 032: Level 3 (Part 2)

Credits: 5.0

Part 2 of 030.A low-intermediate ELA class. Students develop and use English language skills in speaking, listening, reading, writing, and grammar.In addition to developing their English language skills, students learn English for mathematics, computer skills, and employability skills. This class is aligned with the Career and College Readiness Standards (CCRS), as outlined in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2016. Prerequisite(s): Placement by instructor or advisor.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Understand and use low-intermediate ELA grammar.
  2. Demonstrate the ability to write a basic paragraph.
  3. Identify and distinguish between main ideas and details in listening.
  4. Demonstrate the ability to speak with level-appropriate fluency.
  5. Demonstrate the ability to read and identify the main idea and details in low-intermediate ELA text.
  6. Use technology to assist with ELA to navigate a learning management system.
  7. Demonstrate the ability to use basic math operations vocabulary.

ELA 033: Level 3 Skills Lab 030

Credits:

A multi-level language skills lab designed to reinforce reading, writing, listening and speaking skills for students registered in level 030. Students develop their skills by working on computers and in groups under the guidance of an instructor. This class is aligned with the Career and College Readiness Standards (CCRS), as outlined in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2016. Prerequisite(s): Placement by instructor or advisor.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Identify areas of strength and weakness in their English abilities.
  2. Identify methods of improving areas of weakness.
  3. Use technology and other lab resources to improve one or more English skill areas.

ELA 034: Level 3 Skills Lab 031

Credits:

A multi-level language skills lab designed to reinforce reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills for students registered in level 031. Students develop their skills by working on computers and in groups under the guidance of an instructor. This class is aligned with the Career and College Readiness Standards (CCRS), as outlined in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2016. Prerequisite(s): Placement by instructor or advisor.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Identify areas of strength and weakness in their English abilities.
  2. Identify methods of improving areas of weakness.
  3. Use technology and other lab resources to improve one or more English skill areas.

ELA 035: Level 3 Skills Lab 032

Credits:

A multi-level language skills lab designed to reinforce reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills for students registered in level 032. Students develop their skills by working on computers and in groups under the guidance of an instructor. This class is aligned with the Career and College Readiness Standards (CCRS), as outlined in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2016 Prerequisite(s): Placement by instructor or advisor.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Identify areas of strength and weakness in their English abilities.
  2. Identify methods of improving areas of weakness.
  3. Use technology and other lab resources to improve one or more English skill areas.

ELA 036: Level 3 Grammar/Writing Support

Credits: 2.0

A support class focused on helping ELA 030,031, and 032 students improve their writing skills. This class is aligned with the Career and College Readiness Standards (CCRS), as outlined in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2016. Prerequisite(s): Placement by instructor or advisor.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Understand and use low-intermediate ELA grammar.
  2. Demonstrate the ability to write a basic paragraph.

ELA 037: Level 3 Listening/Speaking Support

Credits: 2.0

A support class focused on helping ELA 030, 031, and 032 students improve their listening and speaking skills. This class is Prerequisite(s): Placement by instructor or advisor.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Identify and distinguish between main ideas and details in listening.
  2. Demonstrate the ability to speak with level-appropriate fluency.

ELA 038: Level 3 Reading Support

Credits: 2.0

A support class focused on helping ELA 030, 031, and 032 students improve their reading skills.This class is aligned with the Career and College Readiness Standards (CCRS), as outlined in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2016. Prerequisite(s): Placement by instructor or advisor.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Demonstrate the ability to read and identify main ideas and details in low-intermediate ELA text.

ELA 040: Level 4

Credits: 8.0

An intermediate level ELA class. Students develop and use English language skills in speaking, listening, reading, writing, and grammar. In addition to developing their English language skills, students learn English for mathematics, computer skills, and employability skills. This class is aligned with the Career and College Readiness Standards (CCRS), as outlined in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2016. Prerequisite(s): Placement by instructor or advisor.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Understand and use intermediate ELA grammar.
  2. Demonstrate the ability to write an intermediate paragraph.
  3. Identify and distinguish between main ideas and details in listening.
  4. Demonstrate the ability to speak with level-appropriate fluency.
  5. Demonstrate comprehension of an intermediate ELA reading text by responding to questions pertaining to the main idea and details.
  6. Use technology to assist with ELA to navigate a learning management system, and produce documents with word processing software.
  7. Demonstrate the ability to use math operations vocabulary for U.S. measurements and calculations.

ELA 041: Level 4 (Part 1)

Credits: 5.0

Part 1 of ELA 040, an intermediate-level ELA class. Students learn to understand, read, write, and speak about past experiences and events. In addition to developing their English language skills, students learn English for mathematics, computer skills, and employability skills. This class is aligned with the Career and College Readiness Standards (CCRS), as outlined in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2016. Prerequisite(s): Placement by instructor or advisor.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Understand and use intermediate ELA grammar.
  2. Demonstrate the ability to write an intermediate paragraph.
  3. Identify and distinguish between main ideas and details in listening.
  4. Demonstrate the ability to speak with level-appropriate fluency.
  5. Demonstrate comprehension of an intermediate ELA reading text by responding to questions pertaining to the main idea and details.
  6. Use technology to assist with ELA to navigate a learning management system, and produce documents with word processing software.
  7. Demonstrate the ability to use math operations vocabulary for U.S. measurements and calculations.

ELA 042: Level 4 (Part 2)

Credits: 5.0

Part 2 of ELA 040, an intermediate-level ELA class. Students learn to understand, read, write and speak about past experiences and events. In addition to developing their English language skills, students learn English for mathematics, computer skills, and employability skills. This class is aligned with the Career and College Readiness Standards (CCRS), as outlined in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2016. Prerequisite(s): Placement by instructor or advisor.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Understand and use intermediate ELA grammar.
  2. Demonstrate the ability to write an intermediate paragraph.
  3. Identify and distinguish between main ideas and details in listening.
  4. Demonstrate the ability to speak with level-appropriate fluency.
  5. Demonstrate comprehension of an intermediate ELA reading text by responding to questions pertaining to the main idea and details.
  6. Use technology to assist with ELA to navigate a learning management system, and produce documents with word processing software.
  7. Demonstrate the ability to use math operations vocabulary for U.S. measurements and calculations.

ELA 043: Level 4 Skills Lab 040

Credits:

A multi-level language skills lab designed to reinforce reading, writing, listening and speaking skills for students registered in level 040. Students develop their skills by working on computers and in groups under the guidance of an instructor. This class is aligned with the Career and College Readiness Standards (CCRS), as outlined in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2016. Prerequisite(s): Placement by instructor or advisor.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Identify areas of strength and weakness in their English abilities.
  2. Identify methods of improving areas of weakness.
  3. Use technology and other lab resources to improve one or more English skill areas.

ELA 044: Level 4 Skills Lab 041

Credits:

A multi-level language skills lab designed to reinforce reading, writing, listening and speaking skills for students registered in level 041. Students develop their skills by working on computers and in groups under the guidance of an instructor. This class is aligned with the Career and College Readiness Standards (CCRS), as outlined in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2016. Prerequisite(s): Placement by instructor or advisor.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Identify areas of strength and weakness in their English abilities.
  2. Identify methods of improving areas of weakness.
  3. Use technology and other lab resources to improve one or more English skill areas.

ELA 045: Level 4 Skills Lab 042

Credits:

A multi-level language skills lab designed to reinforce the reading, writing, listening and speaking skills of students registered in Level 042. Students develop their skills by working on computers and in groups under the guidance of an instructor. This class is aligned with the Career and College Readiness Standards (CCRS), as outlined in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2016. Prerequisite(s): Placement by instructor or advisor.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Identify areas of strength and weakness in their English abilities.
  2. Identify methods of improving areas of weakness.
  3. Use technology and other lab resources to improve one or more English skill areas.

ELA 046: Level 4 Grammar/Writing Support

Credits: 2.0

A support class focused on helping ELA 040, 041 and 042 students improve their writing and grammar.This class is aligned with the Career and College Readiness Standards (CCRS), as outlined in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2016. Prerequisite(s): Placement by an advisor or instructor.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Understand and use intermediate ELA grammar.
  2. Demonstrate the ability to write an intermediate paragraph.

ELA 047: Level 4 Listening/Speaking Support

Credits: 2.0

A support class focused on helping ELA 040, 041, and 042 students improve their listening and speaking skills. This class is aligned with the Career and College Readiness Standards (CCRS), as outlined in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2016. Prerequisite(s): Placement by an instructor or advisor.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Identify and distinguish between main ideas and details in listening.
  2. Demonstrate the ability to speak with level-appropriate fluency.

ELA 048: Level 4 Reading Support

Credits: 2.0

A support class focused on helping ELA 040, 041, and 042 students improve their reading skills.This class is aligned with the Career and College Readiness Standards (CCRS), as outlined in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2016. Prerequisite(s): Placement by an instructor or advisor.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Demonstrate comprehension of an intermediate ELA reading text by responding to questions pertaining to the main idea and details.

ELA 049: Level 4 Language /Technology Lab 040

Credits:

A multi-level language and technology lab designed to reinforce English and technology skills for students registered in 040. Students develop their skills by working on computers under the guidance of an instructor.This class is aligned with the Career and College Readiness Standards (CCRS), as outlined in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2016. Prerequisite(s): Placement by an instructor or advisor.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Identify areas of strength and weakness in their English and technology abilities.
  2. Identify methods of improving areas of weakness.
  3. Use technology and other lab resources to improve English and technology skills.

ELA 050: Level 5

Credits: 8.0

A high-intermediate level ELA class.Students develop and use English language skills in speaking, listening, reading, writing, and grammar.In addition to developing their English language skills, students learn English for mathematics, computer skills, and employability skills. This class is aligned with the Career and College Readiness Standards (CCRS), as outlined in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2016. Prerequisite(s): Placement by an instructor or advisor.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Understand and use high-intermediate grammar.
  2. Apply reading strategies to understand level-appropriate texts; identify the main ideas and begin to make inferences; and use evidence from the text to explain a writer's ideas.
  3. Produce, revise, and edit a high-intermediate paragraph.
  4. Demonstrate the ability to understand and be understood one-on-one and in groups with level-appropriate fluency.
  5. Use technology to assist with ELA,to navigate a learning management system, and to demonstrate skills in Google applications for classroom and workplace communication.
  6. Use language to describe basic math problems, including fractions, decimals, and percentages; and to explain charts and graphs.

ELA 051: Level 5 (Part 1)

Credits: 5.0

Part 1 of ELA 050, a high-intermediate level ELA class. Students develop and use English language skills in speaking, listening, reading, writing, and grammar.In addition to developing their English language skills, students learn English for mathematics, computer skills, and employability skills. This class is aligned with the Career and College Readiness Standards (CCRS), as outlined in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2016. Prerequisite(s): Placement by an instructor or advisor.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Understand and use high-intermediate grammar.
  2. Apply reading strategies to understand level-appropriate texts,identify the main ideas and begin to make inferences,and use evidence from the text to explain a writer's ideas.
  3. Produce, revise, and edit a high-intermediate paragraph.
  4. Demonstrate the ability to understand and be understood one-on-one and in groups with level-appropriate fluency.
  5. Use technology to assist with ELA,to navigate a learning management system, and to demonstrate skills in Google applications for classroom and workplace communication.
  6. Use language to describe basic math problems, including fractions, decimals, and percentages; and to explain charts and graphs.

ELA 052: Level 5 (Part 2)

Credits: 5.0

Part 2 of ELA 050, a high-intermediate level ELA class. Students develop and use English language skills in speaking, listening, reading, writing, and grammar.In addition to developing their English language skills, students learn English for mathematics, computer skills, and employability skills. This class is aligned with the Career and College Readiness Standards (CCRS), as outlined in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2016. Prerequisite(s): Placement by an instructor or advisor.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Understand and use high-intermediate grammar.
  2. Apply reading strategies to understand level-appropriate texts,identify the main ideas and begin to make inferences,and use evidence from the text to explain a writer's ideas.
  3. Produce, revise, and edit a high-intermediate paragraph.
  4. Demonstrate the ability to understand and be understood one-on-one and in groups with level-appropriate fluency.
  5. Use technology to assist with ELA,to navigate a learning management system, and to demonstrate skills in Google applications for classroom and workplace communication.
  6. Use language to describe basic math problems, including fractions, decimals, and percentages; and to explain charts and graphs.

ELA 053: Level 5 Skills Lab 050

Credits:

A multi-level language skills lab designed to reinforce reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills for students registered in level 050. Students develop their skills by working on computers and in groups under the guidance of an instructor.This class is aligned with the Career and College Readiness Standards (CCRS), as outlined in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2016. Prerequisite(s): Placement by an instructor or advisor.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Identify areas of strength and weakness in their English abilities.
  2. Identify methods of improving areas of weakness.
  3. Use technology and other lab resources to improve one or more English skill areas.

ELA 054: Level 5 Skills Lab 051

Credits:

A multi-level language skills lab designed for students registered in level 051 to reinforce reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills. Students develop their skills by working on computers and in groups under the guidance of an instructor.This class is aligned with the Career and College Readiness Standards (CCRS), as outlined in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2016. Prerequisite(s): Placement by an instructor or advisor.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Identify areas of strength and weakness in their English abilities.
  2. Identify methods of improving areas of weakness.
  3. Use technology and other lab resources to improve one or more English skill areas.

ELA 055: Level 5 Skills Lab 052

Credits:

A multi-level language skills lab designed for students registered in level 052 to reinforce reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills. Students practice and develop their skills by working on computers and in groups under the guidance of an instructor.This class is aligned with the Career and College Readiness Standards (CCRS), as outlined in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2016. Prerequisite(s): Placement by an instructor or advisor. Corequisite(s):  

Course Level Objectives

  1. Identify areas of strength and weakness in their English abilities.
  2. Identify methods of improving areas of weakness.
  3. Use technology and other lab resources to improve one or more English skill areas.

ELA 056: Level 5 Grammar/Writing Support

Credits: 2.0

A support class focused on helping ELA 050, 051, and 052 students improve their writing skills and grammar. This class is aligned with the Career and College Readiness Standards (CCRS), as outlined in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2016. Prerequisite(s): Placement by aninstructor or advisor.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Understand and use high-intermediate grammar.
  2. Produce, revise, and edit a high-intermediate paragraph.

ELA 057: Level 5 Listening/Speaking Support

Credits: 2.0

A support class focused on helping ELA 050, 051, and 052 students practice and improve their speaking and listening skills. This class is Prerequisite(s): Placement by an instructor or advisor.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Demonstrate the ability to understand and be understood one-on-one and in groups with level-appropriate fluency.

ELA 058: Level 5 Reading Support

Credits: 2.0

A support class focused on helping ELA 050, 051, and 052 students practice and improve ELA reading skills.This class is aligned with the Career and College Readiness Standards (CCRS), as outlined in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2016. Prerequisite(s): Placement by aninstructor or advisor.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Apply reading strategies to understand level-appropriate texts,identify the main ideas and begin to make inferences,and use evidence from the text to explain a writer's ideas.

ELA 059: Level 5 Language/Technology Lab 050

Credits:

A multi-level language and technology lab designed to reinforce English and technology skills for students registered in level 050. Students develop their skills by working on computers under the guidance of an instructor.This class is aligned with the Career and College Readiness Standards (CCRS), as outlined in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2016. Prerequisite(s): Placement by an instructor or advisor.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Identify areas of strength and weakness in their English and technology abilities.
  2. Identify methods of improving areas of weakness.
  3. Use technology and other lab resources to improve English and technology skills.

ELA 060: Level 6 Transition to College

Credits: 8.0

An advanced ELA class with a focus on transition to college. Students explore and use campus services and resources while expanding reading, writing, speaking, listening, grammar, math, and technology skills. Students assess college readiness, discover what college classes are like, develop a personal and comprehensive transition plan, and take appropriate action towards entering a professional/technical, IBEST, or academic pathway. The class is aligned with Career and College Readiness Standards (CCRS) as outlined in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2016. Prerequisite(s): Placement by an instructor or advisor.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Demonstrate comprehension of advanced academic ELA text using a variety of reading strategies.
  2. Develop, organize, draft, revise, edit, and word process an academically formatted fiveparagraph essay including a clear thesis with logical support.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to understand and be understood one-on-one and in groups during collaborative reading and writing activities.
  4. Use technology to assist with ELA, navigate and monitor academic progress in a learning management system, collaboratively research a contemporary topic, and use Google applications for classroom and workplace communication.
  5. Solve contextualized multi-step word problems.

ELA 061: Level 6

Credits: 5.0

An advanced ELA class. Students expand reading, writing, speaking, listening, grammar, math, and technology skills that allow them to succeed in academic, professional/technical, and community settings.The class is aligned with Career and College Readiness Standards (CCRS) as outlined in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2016 Prerequisite(s): Placement by an instructor or advisor.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Demonstrate comprehension of advanced academic ELA text using a variety of reading strategies.
  2. Develop, organize, draft, revise, edit, and word process an academically formatted fiveparagraph essay including a clear thesis with logical support.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to understand and be understood one-on-one and in groups during collaborative reading and writing activities.
  4. Demonstrate comprehension of advanced academic ELA text using a variety of reading strategies.
  5. Use technology to assist with ELA, navigate and monitor academic progress in a learning management system, collaboratively research a contemporary topic, and use Google applications for classroom and workplace communication.
  6. Solve contextualized multi-step word problems.

ELA 063: Level 6 Skills Lab 061

Credits:

A multi-level language skills lab designed to reinforce reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills for students registered in level 061. Students develop their skills by working on computers and in groups under the guidance of an instructor.This class is aligned with the Career and College Readiness Standards (CCRS), as outlined in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2016. Prerequisite(s): Placement by an instructor or advisor.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Identify areas of strength and weakness in their English abilities.
  2. Identify methods of improving areas of weakness.
  3. Use technology and other lab resources to improve English and technology skills.

ELA 065: Language/Technology Lab

Credits:

A multi-level language and technology lab designed to reinforce English and technology skills. Students develop their skills by working on computers under the guidance of an instructor.This class is aligned with the Career and College Readiness Standards (CCRS), as outlined in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2016. Prerequisite(s): Placement by an instructor or advisor.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Identify areas of strength and weakness in their English and technology abilities.
  2. Identify methods of improving areas of weakness.
  3. Use technology and other lab resources to improve English and technology skills.

ELA 066: Pronunciation Lab

Credits:

A pronunciation lab focused on helping students make their spoken English easier for others to understand.This class is aligned with the Career and College Readiness Standards (CCRS), as outlined in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2016. Prerequisite(s): Placement by an instructor or advisor.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Identify areas of strength and weakness in their English pronunciation and technology abilities.
  2. Identify methods of improving areas of weakness using technology.
  3. Use technology and other lab resources to improve English pronunciation accuracy, overall comprehensibility, and ability to listen to English spoken at a natural speed.

ELA 067: Pronunciation Class

Credits: 5.0

A pronunciation course for students whose first language is not English.This course helps students develop spoken English skills to enable more effective communication in English.This class is Prerequisite(s): Placement by an instructor or advisor.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Use strategies to achieve comprehensible pronunciation in academic and professional contexts.
  2. Evaluate and apply individual sounds (vowels and consonants) as well as syllable and sentence stress, rhythm, intonation patterns, and compensatory strategies.

ELA 068: Academic Writing

Credits: 5.0

An advanced ELA writing class to help students understand and apply the conventions of academic writing in English. This class is for students registered in ELA050, 051, 052, 060, and 061. This class is aligned with the Career and College Readiness Standards (CCRS), as outlined in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2016. Prerequisite(s): Placement by an instructor or advisor.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Demonstrate ability to use high-intermediate to advanced grammar.
  2. Produce, revise, and edit paragraphs.
  3. Produce, revise, and edit simple essays.

ELA 069: Level 6 Language/Technology Lab 060

Credits:

A multi-level language and technology lab designed to reinforce English and technology skills for students registered in level 060. Students develop their skills by working on computers under the guidance of an instructor.This class is aligned with the Career and College Readiness Standards (CCRS), as outlined in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2016. Prerequisite(s): Placement by an instructor or advisor.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Identify areas of strength and weakness in their English and technology abilities.
  2. Identify methods of improving areas of weakness.
  3. Use technology and other lab resources to improve English and technology skills.

ELA 070: Introduction to College

Credits: 1.0

An intermediate to advanced ELA level course that provides information about the American education system and transitioning to college. This class is aligned with the Career and College Readiness Standards (CCRS), as outlined in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2016. Prerequisite(s): Placement by an instructor or advisor.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Demonstrate an understanding of the American education system.
  2. Demonstrate understanding of college placement testing, the academic English program, andEdmonds CC pathways.
  3. Recognize and use campus resources.

ELA 071: Office Skills 1

Credits: 8.0

Office Skills Part 1 is an intermediate to advanced ELA course with a focus on building skills for working in an office or transitioning to college. Students explore and use Windows operating system, Microsoft Word, Google Slides, and learn to write professional emails while expanding reading, writing, speaking, listening, and grammar skills. For students in levels 040-060 (level 030 students permitted in special circumstances). This class is aligned with the Career and College Readiness Standards (CCRS), as outlined in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2016. Prerequisite(s): Placement by an instructor or advisor.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Use speaking and clarification strategies to understand and participate in formal and informal conversations.
  2. Use American punctuation rules and alphabetical order to organize and file information.
  3. Apply reading strategies to learn about life and work culture in the U.S.
  4. Produce, revise, and edit an academic paragraph and a simple essay.
  5. Use technology to assist with ELA, to navigate a learning management system, and apply computer application skills for academic and workplace communication.

ELA 072: Office Skills 2

Credits: 8.0

Office Skills Part 2 is an intermediate to advanced ELA course with a focus on building skills for working in an office or transitioning to college. Students increase their understanding of the American workplace and develop written and oral communication skills for business purposes.Students continue to develop skills in Microsoft Office and Google applications. For students in levels 040-060. This class is aligned with the Career and College Readiness Standards (CCRS), as outlined in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2016. Prerequisite(s): Placement by an instructor or advisor.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Apply communication skills when using the phone, interactingin a professional environment, providingcustomer service, and managing challenging customers.
  2. Apply reading strategies to understand the American work culture, including employee rights.
  3. Use technology to assist with ELA,navigate a learning management system, and apply computer application skills for academic and workplace communication.

ELA 073: Office Skills 3

Credits: 8.0

Office Skills Part 3 is an intermediate to advanced ELA course with a focus on building skills for working in an office or transitioning to college. Students develop soft skills (interpersonal, work ethic, teamwork, etc.) and employment hunting techniques (networking, interviewing, writing a resume, and cover letter). Students demonstrate skills with Microsoft Office and Google applications. For students in levels 040-060. This class is aligned with the Career and College Readiness Standards (CCRS), as outlined in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2016. Prerequisite(s): Placement by an instructor or advisor.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Demonstrate soft skills in a classroom environment.
  2. Evaluate employment-related goals and create and identify employment search tools.
  3. Apply reading strategies to learn about employment soft skills and job search trends in the U.S.
  4. Use technology to assist with ELA, navigate a learning management system, and apply computer application skills for academic and workplace communication.

ELA 074: Small Business Preparation

Credits: 8.0

An intermediate to advanced ELA course with a focus on preparingstudents for small business ownership or business courses. Studentslearn and understand resources to create and run a small business while expanding skills in reading, writing, speaking, listening, and grammar.For students in levels 040 - 060. This class is Prerequisite(s): Placement by an instructor or advisor.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Discuss starting and running a small business with business professionals.
  2. Evaluate and select available resources to help start and run a small business.
  3. Analyze and use vocabulary and reading materials related to small business ownership.
  4. Produce writing suited for business professionals or a college-level audience.
  5. Demonstrate and use speaking strategies and pronunciation patterns to respond appropriately in a small business or college classroom setting.

ELA 075: Law for Everyday Life

Credits: 8.0

A high-intermediate to advanced ELA course with a focus on the structure of the United States government, immigrant rights and responsibilities, and advocacy skills. Students develop reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills that will enable them to handle a wide range of everyday situations involving the law, as well as provide an introduction for academic study in a legal field.For students in levels 050-060. This class is Prerequisite(s): Placement by an advisor or instructor.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of the basic structure of American government: executive, legislative, and judicial branches at the federal and state levels.
  2. Understand the steps for becoming a United States citizen.
  3. Understand the rights of citizens and non-citizens and changes in immigration law.
  4. Develop advocacy skills by researching federal laws and learning how to contact appropriate federal, state, or local representatives.

ELA 076: Career Exploration

Credits: 5.0

An intermediate to advanced ELA course with a focus on exploring career goals and options. Students develop reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills while assessing personal strengths and determining career goals.For students in levels 040-060. This class is Prerequisite(s): Placement by an instructor or advisor.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Use self-assessment tools to identify personal strengths and skills related to career exploration, describe career interests to classmates, and evaluate career topics through listening and reading activities.
  2. Compare self-assessment with college majors and career research to determine compatible, realistic career paths.
  3. Assess and identify short term and long term goals related to academicand/or career success.
  4. Utilize technology to locate resources for academic and career development.

ELA 078: Integrated Digital English Acceleration (IDEA)

Credits: 10.0

A low-intermediate ELA course with a focus on developing English and computer skills. I-DEA is a blended course; 50% of the class time is face-to-face (in the classroom with a teacher and students), and 50% is online (in the classroom on the computer with a teacher).Students develop and use English language skills in speaking, listening, reading, writing, and grammar.In addition to developing their English language skills, students learn English for mathematics, computer skills, and employability skills.For students in Level 030. The class is aligned with Career and College Readiness Standards (CCRS) as outlined in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2016. Prerequisite(s): Placement by an instructor or advisor.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Understand and use low-intermediate ELA grammar.
  2. Demonstrate the ability to write a basic paragraph.
  3. Identify and distinguish between main ideas and details in listening.
  4. Demonstrate the ability to speak with level-appropriate fluency.
  5. Demonstrate ability to read and identify main idea and details in low-intermediate ELA text.
  6. Use technology to assist with ELA and to navigate a learning management system.
  7. Demonstrate the ability to use basic math operations vocabulary.

ELA 079: English for Health Careers

Credits: 8.0

An intermediate to advanced ELA course with a focus on health careers. Students learn analytical language skills to communicate effectively in academic and employment healthcare settings.For students in Levels 040 (with approved listening CASAS score) through060. The class is aligned with Career and College Readiness Standards (CCRS) as outlined in the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) of 2016. Prerequisite(s): Placement by an instuctor or advisor.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Use learning strategies to correctly apply medical vocabulary and information.
  2. Produce comprehensible language related to healthcare in group discussions and projects.
  3. Understand and respond to lectures on health care topics and online listening material.
  4. Evaluate and respond to questions related to patient care.
  5. Identify resources online to learn about college programs, understand health care topics, and research topics in health care.
  6. Use technology to assist with ELA and to navigate a learning management system.

ELA 087: Language for College

Credits: 10.0

For nonnative speakers who need pre-college reading, writing, grammar, and communcation skills.Students will be assesssed on pre-college level skills to prepare them for success in college. Prerequisite(s): Placement by permit code or test results.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Demonstrate comprehension of pre-college reading texts by applying reading strategies.
  2. Synthesize and paraphrase pre-college reading texts into summary and short answers.
  3. Developthe ability to analyze, revise, and edit student-produced writing.
  4. Demonstrate an increase in active academic vocabulary in writing and passive academic vocabulary in reading.
  5. Practice effective group interaction skills as they apply to written and oral communication.
  6. Identify college success strategies.
  7. Use campus resources to develop personal, academic, and career goals.
  8. Compare diverse cultures through writing and speaking.

ELA 090: Reading for College

Credits: 10.0

For nonnative English speakers who need academic reading and college success strategies to begin college courses with confidence. Students will be assessed on college-level reading, writing, grammar, and vocabulary. Prerequisite(s): Placement by permit code or test results.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Demonstrate comprehension of college-level reading texts by applying reading strategies.
  2. Synthesize and paraphrase college-level reading texts into summary and short answers.
  3. Demonstrate ability to analyze, revise, and edit student-produced writing.
  4. Illustrate an increase in active academic vocabulary in writing and passive academic vocabulary in reading.
  5. Practice effective group interaction skills as they apply to written and oral communication.
  6. Demonstrate college success strategies.
  7. Navigate online course delivery system to access necessary class components.
  8. Compare diverse cultures through writing and speaking.

ELA 092: English Lab for College

Credits: 1.0 to 5.0

For nonnative English speakers who needto improve college-level skills in reading and/or grammar. Registration permitted first seven weeks (six in summer) as space is available. Prerequisite(s): ESL 090 or higher.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Demonstrate comprehension of college-level reading material by applyingreading strategies.
  2. Recognize and developacademic vocabulary to read and write at college level.
  3. Apply knowledge of grammarin college-level reading and writing.
  4. Recognize and demonstrate correct sentence structure at college level.

ELA 093: Composition for College

Credits: 5.0

For nonnative English speakers planning to take college English courses or classes requiring extensive writing: the focus is on essay development, accurategrammar in context, critical thinking analysis, and collaborative learning. Prerequisite(s): Placement by permit code or test results.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Utilize targeted steps to develop a writing process and produce basic essays.
  2. Demonstrate American rhetorical strategies when writing college-level essays.
  3. Practice editing strategies to reduce ESL sentence-level errors.
  4. Apply reader input for revision purposes.
  5. Compare diverse cultures through writing and speaking.

ELA 096: Editing for College

Credits: 5.0

Provides nonnative speakers of English with editing strategies to improve sentence-level grammar within a written text. Students maintain editing logs, focus on their grammar error patterns, and work on a variety and accuracy of sentence structures. Prerequisite(s): Placement by permit code or test results.

Course Level Objectives

  1. Recognize and demonstrate grammatical constructs and various sentence structures.
  2. Identify, record, and correct students' individual patterns of ESL sentence-level errors by using editing logs.
  3. Apply editing strategies during revision.
  4. Compare diverse cultures through writing and speaking.