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English as a Second Language IA
Course: ESL101AA

First Term: 2023 Fall
Lecture   3.0 Credit(s)   3.0 Period(s)   3.0 Load  
Subject Type: Academic
Load Formula: S- Standard

Description: Beginning language skills for English language learners to develop reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills. Emphasizes integrated reading and writing skills.

MCCCD Official Course Competencies
1. Use beginning-level language examples as a guide to produce multimodal, oral, and written activities. (I-V)
2. Demonstrate comprehension of beginning-level, student-relevant multimodal, oral, and written texts about familiar topics with peer and instructor support. (I-V)
3. Recognize familiar everyday expressions and phrases and use them with appropriate degree of fluency to allow for constructive interactions. (I-V)
4. Produce language, including level-appropriate grammatical structures and vocabulary, within the context of multimodal, oral, and written activities. (I-V)
5. Use a recursive writing process to compose a paragraph-length text on familiar topics using appropriate technology. (I-V)
MCCCD Official Course Outline
I. Written and oral text comprehension
   A. Strategies
      1. Activating background knowledge
      2. Predicting content
      3. Recognizing visual cues
      4. Creating a vocabulary journal
   B. Peer and instructor support
      1. Repetition
      2. Cooperative work
      3. Guided graphic organizers
      4. Other
   C. Comprehension check
II. Guided reading and listening
   A. Relevant reading texts
      1. News
      2. Narrative(s)
      3. Textbook
      4. Other
   B. Relevant listening texts
      1. Dialogue
      2. News brief
      3. Podcast
      4. Video
      5. Other
III. Relevant grammar
   A. Sentence patterns
   B. Grammatical structures
IV. Relevant vocabulary
   A. Expressions
   B. Concrete subjects
   C. Personal and familiar topics
   D. General knowledge
V. Relevant conversations
   A. Introductions
   B. Everyday interactions
   C. Basic questions
   D. Other
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: February 28, 2023

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