NC ESL 1A - ESL Beginning Low A - Lorraine Zapata
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Hello and welcome to NC ESL 1A -ESL Beginning Low A. I have been teaching since 2015 and have been teaching ESL at College of the Canyons since 2017.
In my courses I like to use various sources like reading, writing, listening, and speaking assignments to help you improve your language learning. This is a course where we will learn the basics and have fun with learning online.
In this course we will cover topics like introducing yourself, getting to know other people, and basic grammar skills. We will be using different skills in reading, writing, listening, speaking.
What to Expect in this Course
Students will need either a computer/laptop or a phone to be able to attend the live zoom meetings. Students will also be needing a notebook and pen to be able to write notes and also work on their homework. Weekly homework assignments will mostly consist on vocabulary to increase variety in language skills.
Types of Assessments
Students are expected to complete the End of Level Assessment at the end of the course. This is a non-credit course, so this is a pass/fail exam where the exam will take place online.
Textbook Information / Link to ZTC Textbook
All the student materials will be available online on Canvas.
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Last updated: 02/06/2022 Sub#: 1290