NC.ESL-1A/1B - NC.ESL Beginning Low A & B - Joseph Eddie Boylan
|Course:||NC.ESL Beginning Low A & B|
|Professor:||Joseph Eddie Boylan|
A Big Welcome to you from Professor Joseph Eddie Boylan !!! I will be looking forward to our first meeting and seeing you in our on going class times. I have enjoyed teaching English as a Second Language for a number of years in the US, Asia, Africa, Europe and the Pacific Islands. I have been in your shoes often :-)
Cheers until then,
Joseph Eddie Boylan
College of the Canyons - ESL Instructor
This course develops English skills at the Beginning Low A and B Levels.
It involves learning to use vocabulary, grammar, speaking and listening in everyday life and work situations at the 1A/1B Level.
What to Expect in this Course
We will do a lot of activities through pair and group work. We will ask and answer questions. We will work through the text book together- checking answers and having topical conversations. We will use the workbook and the app's audio and video. These come with the book bundle to help us learn. Through working with each other and with my helping you, we will learn more about the four skills: Listening, Speaking, Reading and Writing.
Types of Assessments
We will have a quiz each unite that are based on the exercises. The Final Exam will on week 8 of both courses. To pass you need 70% or above. You may retake the course if needed.
Textbook Information / Link to ZTC Textbook
Future 1 English for Work, Life, and Academic Success, 2nd Ed. by
Marjorie Fuchs, Lisa Johnson, Sarah Lynn, Irene Schoenberg, Pearson
Education, Inc. 2019
Student Book and Workbook package: ISBN# 978-0-13-535822-1
(Available to order at the College of the Canyons Bookstore website)
Other Relevant Course Information
The quizzes are to help you and show you what you know. They also show what needs to be practiced more before we take the Final Exam. It will have parts on Reading, Writing, Grammar, Vocabulary, Listening and Speaking. The Final Exam will be at the end of week 8 of 1A which will cover 6 Unites in the first 8 weeks. In 1B we will do the same and cover Unites 7-12. The course is assessed with grades being: Pass(70%)/No Pass(below 70%). You must pass 1A to go on to 1B and you must pass 1B to go on to 2A.
We will be using both email and the Remind app. to communicate with each other.
Please feel free to contact me using either of these. I will try to get back in touch with you as soon as I can either immediately or at least in 12-24 hours.
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Last updated: 08/18/2021 Sub#: 542