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English as a Second Language IB
Course: ESL101AB

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 basic attributive language to reference beginning-level source materials in multimodal, oral, and written activities. (I-VII)
2. Demonstrate comprehension of beginning-level, student-relevant multimodal, oral, and written texts about familiar topics with peer and instructor support. (I-VII)
3. Produce language, including level-appropriate grammatical structures and vocabulary, within the context of multimodal, oral, and written activities. (I-VII)
4. Use a recursive writing process to compose a paragraph-length text on familiar topics using appropriate technology. (I-VII)
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. Information literacy
   A. Academic Integrity
   B. Basic attribution
IV. Relevant grammar
   A. Sentence patterns
   B. Grammatical structures
V. Relevant vocabulary
   A. Expressions
   B. Concrete subjects
   C. Personal and familiar topics
   D. General knowledge
VI. Relevant conversations
   A. Everyday interactions
   B. Basic questions
   C. Other
VII. Written projects
   A. Preparatory activities
   B. Relevant writing strategies
   C. Appropriate technologies
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: February 28, 2023

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