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ESL 092 English as a Second Language II
Credit Hours:  3
Effective Term: Fall 2006
SUN#: None
Credit Breakdown: 3 lectures
Times for Credit: 1
Grading Option: A/F

Description: Listening, reading, speaking and writing skills for adult ESL learners with basic English language skills.

Prerequisites: ESL091 or assessed competency

Corequisites: None

Recommendations: None

Measurable Student Learning Outcomes
1. Identify contractions.
2. Communicate American measurements.
3. Produce casual conversation about a variety of issues.
4. Use past tenses.
5. Pronounce vowel combinations correctly.
6. Identify common acronyms and abbreviations.
7. When computer-assisted instruction is available, students operate program independently. (Optional)
Internal/External Standards Accreditation
a) Pronounce written contractions.
b) Combine words to form contractions.

a) Explain how products and goods are sold in terms of weight and volume.
b) Describe the difference between a large grocery store and a specialty store.
c) Convert Fahrenheit to Celsius.
d) Match American standards of measurement with metric system.

a) Give examples of popular sports.
b) Discuss national holidays in the United States and native country.
c) Role play situations demonstrating ways to refuse or disagree politely.
d) Apologize.
e) Ask for help with homework.
f) Choose conjunctions to combine thoughts: and, if, or, but, for, nor, so, yet, because.

a) Give the principle parts of verbs, including regular and high-frequency irregular verbs.
b) Answer questions beginning with "did."
c) Write the correct verb form in cloze procedures.

a) Apply phonetic rules to pronounce words.
b) Use a dictionary in native language to locate unfamiliar words.
c) Encode short dictations.

a) Identify abbreviation on flash cards.
b) Match abbreviations with entire words.
c) Use abbreviations in sentences.

7. Advance at one's own rate.