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Student Learning Outcomes

Discipline: ESL
Course Name Course Number Objectives
Citizenship CITZ NAT
  • Students will improve their understanding of the listening and writing content of the U.S. Citizenship interview.
  • Students will improve their understanding of U.S. history & government content outlined by U.S. Naturalization Dept.
English for Specific Uses ESL LANG3
  • Students will apply effective strategies including the use of contextual cues and prefix/suffix inference to demonstrate understanding of vocabulary in a specific field of study.
  • Students will watch a career-related video clip or listen to a career-related audio selection and take accurate notes on a form provided.
ESL - Health Professionals ESL VHLTH
  • Students will listen to a medically-related audio selection and will take accurate notes on a provided form.
  • Students will apply effective strategies including the use of contextual cues and prefix/suffix inference to demonstrate understanding of medical vocabulary.
ESL - Level 1 ESL LVL1
  • Students will submit a comprehensive portfolio that includes multiple measures and evidence of beginning level skill achievement in English language proficiency.
  • Students will respond to questions about the history and government of the United States and talk about the flag of the United States in a role play interview with a US Citizenship and Immigration Services officer.
ESL - Level 2 ESL LVL2
  • Students will demonstrate the ability to make a doctor's appointment, complete a medical history form, and talk with a doctor regarding a medical issue.
  • Students will submit a comprehensive portfolio that includes multiple measures and evidence of beginning level skill achievement in English language proficiency.
ESL - Level 3 ESL LVL3
  • Students will be able to complete a job application and demonstrate the ability to access employment by engaging in a job interview. Funding was utilized from WIOA funding for Project Success textbook class set.
  • Students will submit a comprehensive portfolio that includes multiple measures and evidence of intermediate level skill achievement in English language proficiency.
ESL - Level 4 ESL LVL4
  • Students will submit a comprehensive portfolio that includes multiple measures and evidence of intermediate level skill achievement in English language proficiency.
  • Students will be able to research jobs and present the research results.
ESL - Level 5 ESL LVL5
  • Students will be able to identify and access employment and training resources as well as demonstrate successful job interview techniques. Funding was received through PIE process for Project Success textbook class set.
  • Students will submit a comprehensive portfolio that includes multiple measures and evidence of advanced level skill achievement in English language proficiency.
ESL - Level 6 ESL LVL6
  • Students will submit a comprehensive portfolio that includes multiple measures and evidence of advanced level skill achievement in English language proficiency.
  • Students will be able to compare advantages and disadvantages of two schools and explain one or more barriers to continuing their education.
ESL - Speaking A ESL SPKA
  • Beginning level ESL students will orally present their own personal history in the form of a timeline.
  • Beginning level ESL students will talk about their hometown or about a holiday in their native country using appropriate vocabulary.
ESL - Speaking B ESL SPKB
  • Intermediate level ESL students will present a past vacation experience to the class. Funding was received through PIE process for World English Level 2 & 3 textbook class sets.
  • Intermediate level ESL students will give a presentation about a movie they have recently watched in English to the class.
ESL - Speaking C ESL SPKC
  • Advanced level ESL students will orally present a compare/contrast speech.
  • Vocational English as a Second Language (VESL) students will present via PowerPoint the research results of an identified U.S. company using multiple resources.
  • Vocational English as a Second Language (VESL) students will develop a product or service, prepare a marketing strategy for it, and give a PowerPoint presentation to the class.
  • Advanced ESL students will present a biography of an influential person.
ESL - Writing A ESL WRTA
  • Beginning level ESL students will write a short paragraph about a favorite person guided by "wh-" questions (who, what, when, where, and why).
  • Beginning level ESL students will edit paragraphs containing errors that include grammar, spelling, capitalization, mechanics and punctuation.
ESL - Writing B ESL WRTB
  • Intermediate level ESL students will write a business letter following the business letter format they studied in class.
  • Intermediate level ESL students will edit a short composition and complete a worksheet provided by the instructor. Funding was received through PIE process for Great Writing 3 textbook class sets.
ESL - Writing C ESL WRTC
  • Advanced ESL students will develop an outline for a comparison/contrast essay using an outline worksheet provided by the instructor that includes a main idea, two points of comparison or two points of contrast with two specific details and examples for each point, and a conclusion.
  • Advanced-level Vocational English as a Second Language (VESL) students will individually write a one-page report on the company they researched in teams.
  • Advanced Vocational English as a Second Language (VESL) students will individually write a two-page report on the product or service they developed for their team presentation.
  • Advanced ESL students will write a composition that consists of a summary and response to a nonfiction reading selection (e.g., newspaper, magazine). The composition includes the title of the selection, the author, the source, the general idea of the entire article, and only the most essential points.
ESL Pre-Level 1 ESL PLVL1
  • Students will be able to demonstrate knowledge of emergency services in the community and how to contact them. Funding was utilized from WIOA funding to purchase Heinle Picture Dictionary class sets.
  • Students will submit a comprehensive portfolio that includes multiple measures and evidence of low-beginning level skill achievement in English language proficiency.
ESL Speaking A for Beginners (Pre-1) ESL SPKP1
  • Literacy level ESL students will talk about their hometowns in their native countries.
  • Literacy level ESL students will create and perform a short conversation about personal information.
ESL Writing A for Beginners (Pre-1) ESL WRTP1
  • Literacy level ESL students will edit sentences containing errors that include grammar, spelling, and capitalization.
  • Literacy level ESL students will reconstruct stories in logical order.
LLC Open Lab ESL LANG2
  • Students will develop an academic habit of studying English independently using resources in the Language Learning Center (LLC).
  • VESL students will improve keyboarding speed and accuracy by utilizing resources in the open lab.
TOEFL Prep ESL TOEFL
  • Advanced level ESL students will take a listening comprehension test similar to that section of the ETS-TOEFL test.
  • Advanced level ESL students will take a reading comprehension test similar to that section of the ETS-TOEFL test.