ESL 018 - Intensive Academic English
5 Credit Hours
This foundational studies course aims to help multilingual students to elevate English language proficiency and reading, writing, digital, and academic literacy. Students will engage in hands-on, collaborative learning in an academically rigorous college course setting.
Prerequisite(s): Appropriate score on placement assessment or recommendation of ESL Program Coordinator.
Semesters Offered: All
This program provides services to non-native English-speaking students as well as native English-speaking students with non-English language influences in their backgrounds. Typical enrollees are: international students, resident immigrants, undergraduate students wishing to pursue a RACC degree or transfer RACC credits to another institution, and college graduates and professionals wishing to improve skills using standard American English. Students are placed at the appropriate level of ESL instruction through a combination of computerized testing and writing-sample assessment. ESL credit courses include the following:
The ESL program has a fully-equipped multi-media computer lab designed to support students in all areas of program instruction. This facility is located in Room 119 of Humanities Center in The Yocum Library.
For further information about ESL credit courses and placement, please contact:
- Eleisha Moreno, ESL Program Coordinator 610.372.4721, extension 5094 firstname.lastname@example.org.
The ESL Program office is located in Room 104 of The Yocum Library.
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