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Intensive English as a Second Language


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IESL 060SPEAKING/LISTENING5.0 CR  

The listening portion of this course will focus on comprehension of spoken American english in various contexts. Learners will analyze aspects of non-verbal communication to improve language proficiency. The speaking portion of this course will focus on preparing students to use American English, including pronunciation and oral fluency. Students will discuss various topics, offer personal opinions, and use basic academic vocabulary. Learners will participate in group and individual presentations, class discussion, debates, formal and informal conversations. This course is part of an intensive English program and provides reading practice at the beginner to the high-intermediate level. This course may be repeated as needed until reaching competency. Successful completion of this course in conjunction with IESL Writing and Speaking/Listening courses qualifies the student to enroll in ENGL 098.

Concurrent requirements: IESL Reading (070), IESL Writing (080)


IESL 070INTEGRATED READING5.0 CR  

Provides practice for use of comprehension strategies necessary for independent reading. Increase reading fluency while building literary and academic vocabulary. Develop strategies to help identify main idea, supporting details, and author's purpose in written materials. Requires in-depth reading of academic materials including novels, textbooks, short stories, and articles in both print and online format. This course is part of the Intensive English Program and provides reading practice at the beginner to the high-intermediate level. This course may be repeated as needed. Successful completion of this course in conjunction with IESL Writing and Speaking/Listening courses qualifies the student to enroll in ENGL 098. Prerequisites: None

Prerequisites: None Concurrent requirements: Speaking/Listening (060), IESL Writing (080)

Concurrent requirements: Speaking/Listening (060), IESL Writing (080)


IESL 080INTEGRATED WRITING AND GRAMMAR5.0 CR  

Focuses on writing at the simple sentence level including vocabulary development, purpose and audience awareness. Introduces the writing process while providing practice in writing descriptive, narrative, expository, and persuasive paragraphs. Presents parts of speech and builds basic grammar skills that influence meaning in written work. This course is part of the Intensive English Program and provides reading practice at the beginner to the high-intermediate level. This course may be repeated as needed. Successful completion of this course in conjunction with IESL Writing and Speaking/Listening courses qualifies the students to enroll in ENGL 098. Prerequisites: None

Prerequisites: None Concurrent requirements: Speaking/Listening (060), IESL Reading (070)

Concurrent requirements: Speaking/Listening (060), IESL Reading (070)


IESL 090SPECIAL PROJECTS/SEMINAR3.0 CR  

Provides opportunities for the study of various topics in the transitional phase into college-level classes. May serve as an opportunity for individualized study in any area of listening, speaking, reading, writing, or grammar. Seminar portion serves to integrate beginning and exiting IESL students. This course is part of the Intensive English Program and provides an opportunity for instruction necessary in addition to the regular IESL courses. This course may be repeated as needed.

Concurrent requirements: IESL Speaking and Listening (060), IESL Reading (070), IESL Writing (080).


IESL 091IESL SEMINAR1.0 CR  

Provides opportunities for the study of various topics in the transitional phase into college-level classes. May serve as an opportunity for individualized study in any area of listening, speaking, reading, writing, or grammar. Seminar portion serves as a bridge support for students entering their first college-level classes. This course may be repeated as needed. Prerequisites: IESL Speaking and Listening (060), IESL Reading (070), IESL Writing (080)

Prerequisites: IESL Speaking and Listening (060), IESL Reading (070), IESL Writing (080) Concurrent requirements: English 098/099 or other college-level courses.

Concurrent requirements: English 098/099 or other college-level courses.


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