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    Oct 01, 2022  
2014-2015 RACC Student Catalog 
    
2014-2015 RACC Student Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ESL 018 - Intensive Academic English (pilot course)


5 Credit Hours

This course is for bilingual Spanish/English and ESL students with limited academic literacy in English.  The course provides intensive learning of reading, writing, speaking, and listening in English skills necessary for college-readiness. The course also helps students develop digital literacy skills.

Please note this course is a pilot for the 2014-15 academic year.

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:

  • Dr. Elena Lawrick, ESL Program Coordinator 610.372.4721, extension 5094 elawrick@racc.edu
  • Dr. Karen Jacobson, Humanities Assistant Dean 610.372.4721, extension 5092 kjacobson@racc.edu

The ESL Program office is located in Room 104 of The Yocum Library.

For classes in Workplace Literacy or English Survival Skills, please contact:

  • Elaine Moyer, Director of Community Literacy Programs at 610.607.6227, or emoyer@racc.edu.



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