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Low-Beginning ESL (noncredit) - Certificate

Low-Beginning ESL (noncredit) - Certificate

The program in Low-Beginning ESL offers students the opportunity to gain the English language skills they to need for basic communication at home, school, and work. This includes listening, speaking, pronunciation, reading, grammar, writing skills. This program prepares students to enter ESL courses at the high beginning level.

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Program Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will demonstrate the reading, vocabulary, grammar, writing, listening, and speaking skills necessary to succeed in the beginning level ESL courses.

To earn this certificate, students must complete the minimum required courses with a grade of C (or P) or better.

Core Curriculumn Courses (Required):
Code Class Units
NCE 910A Foundations in ESL I (NONCREDIT) 0.0
NCE 910B Foundations in ESL II (NONCREDIT) 0.0

Units Required

  Units
Total Required Units 0.0
Total Required Hours 128
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Career/Transfer Opportunities:

The ability to write accurate sentences and paragraphs is required in order to place into the credit English program, to successfully complete college-level coursework, to improve employment skills, and/or to reach personal goals.