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75526 - NCESL 2A - Michelle Cordero

Course:NCESL 2A
Professor:Michelle Cordero
  • InPerson
Course Length:
  • 8 Week


Welcome to NCESL 2A! My goal is to help you learn to build upon your language skills.This course will require 100% attendance for improvement of language skills.In addition, you must complete discussion, quizzes and Tuesday and Thursdays 1pm-3:30pm starting Tuesday June 6, 2023 ending Thursday August 31, 2023. It is strongly advised that you take the End of Level Assessment in Canvas the last week of the course and Pass with 70% in order to continue on to NCESL 2B.Class will be located at: AMS Advance My Skills Training Center 28624 Witherspoon Parkway, Valencia, CA 91355.Free parking is available onsite.

Course Description

Continues and expands English skills at the Intermediate Low level through listening, speaking, reading and writing including grammar, pronunciation, vocabulary, and everyday life situations.

What to Expect in this Course

You will have access to  a desktop computer/Internet. Bring a 3 ring binder or folder to keep your classwork, pen/pencil, highlighter, and notebook. .Be prepared to actively participate in group activities and presentations.

Types of Assessments

There will be quizzes and an end of level assessment during the last week of the course.

Textbook Information

Ventures Level 2 Student's Book 3rd Edition Women wearing a white chef uniform with dark blue backgroundAuthors: Gretchen Bitterlin , Dennis Johnson ,Donna Price   ISBN:9781108449564
 Cost:From $20-$40
Available Online at Amazon or COC Bookstore

Additional Resources


This course can be accessed on the first day of class via Canvas at Log into Canvas using your CanyonsID single sign-on:

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  • CanyonsID Password is your COC student email password

Please visit the Get to Know Your Online Classroom page for help logging into Canvas and for tips on using Canvas and Zoom. Canvas Chat Support is also available 24/7 for any Canvas related issues.

Online Education

Check out the Online Education website for more information on a variety of topics that can help you be a successful online student such as: exam proctoring, learning styles, computer skills, and tips for student success. If this is your first online course, feel free to take our online learning readiness assessment to assess your skills.

The Learning Center (TLC)

The TLC provides FREE online tutoring resources to COC students!

Academic Accommodation Center (AAC)

College of the Canyons AAC provides educational services and access for eligible students with documented disabilities who intend to pursue coursework at COC. A variety of programs and services are available which afford eligible students with disabilities the opportunity to participate fully in all aspects of the college programs and activities through appropriate and reasonable accommodations. For more information on their services visit the Academic Accomodation Center website.

Online Counseling

The Counseling Department offers appointments online. You can schedule an appointment by visiting the Online Counseling website. Counselors can help you map out a plan to reach your educational goals as well as advise you on course selection and registration.

Management of Stress and Mental Health

Often the pressure on our students is very strong, involving academic commitments, relationships, outside jobs and family pressure to name a few. The staff and faculty of College of the Canyons are here to see you succeed academically and care about your emotional and physical health. You can learn more about the broad range of confidential student services, including counseling and mental health services available on campus by visiting the Student Health & Wellness Center in the Student Services Building (across from the bookstore). The phone number is 661-362-3259 that you can call 24/7. You can also e mail for an appointment at At the Canyon Country Campus the Health Center will be in the new Student Services Building.

Also, the National Suicide & Crisis Lifeline number is now 988. All students at COC are encouraged to enter that phone number in their cells. You can call it when you, or someone you know, is having thoughts of suicide or is in severe distress.

You can also now use the Crisis Text Line: Just text "Courage" to 741741. Someone will get back to you immediately. Its free, 24/7, and confidential.

Veterans Resource Center

The College of the Canyons Veterans Resource Center is a department within the Student Services Division at the college, created to help veterans and veteran dependents with applying to College of the Canyons, enrolling in classes, and requesting VA Education or Vocational Benefits. For more information please visit the Veterans Resource Center website, email or phone (661) 362-3469.


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Last updated: 05/20/2023 Sub#: 1580