English as a Second Language


english as a second language

This program offers a series of courses that will introduce or improve upon a student’s English skills from listening, speaking and writing to be used in everyday life situations.

Course and Certificate Information

  • Certificate Description: Students who receive this certificate have demonstrated mastery of the Model Standards for Adult Education Programs Beginning Low and Beginning High levels of English skills in reading, writing, speaking and listening. 

    Course Description:

    • NC.ESL1A – Beginning Low A: Develops basic English skills at the beginning low level through listening, speaking, reading and writing, including grammar, pronunciation, vocabulary, and everyday life situations.
    • NC.ESL1B – Beginning Low B: Continues and expands the development of basic English skills at the beginning low level through listening, speaking, reading and writing, including grammar, pronunciation, vocabulary, and everyday life situations.
    • NC.ESL2A – Beginning High A: Develops English skills at the beginning high level through listening,speaking, reading and writing, including grammar, pronunciation, vocabulary, and everyday life situations.
    NC.ESL2B – Beginning High B: Continues and expands the development of English skills at the beginning high level through listening, speaking, reading and writing, including grammar, pronunciation, vocabulary, and everyday life situations.

  • Certificate Description: Students who receive this certificate have demonstrated mastery of the Model Standards for Adult Education Programs Intermediate Low and Intermediate High levels of English skills in reading, writing, speaking and listening. 

    Course Description:

    NC.ESL3A – Intermediate Low A: Develops English skills at the Intermediate Low level through listening, speaking, reading and writing including grammar, pronunciation, vocabulary, and everyday life situations.
    NC.ESL3B – Intermediate Low B: Continues and expands English skills at the Intermediate Low level through listening, speaking, reading and writing including grammar, pronunciation, vocabulary, and everyday life situations.
    • NC.ESL4A – Intermediate High A: Develops English skills at the Intermediate High level through listening, speaking, reading and writing including grammar, pronunciation, vocabulary, and everyday life situations.
    NC.ESL4B – Intermediate High B: Continues and expands English skills at the Intermediate High level through listening, speaking, reading and writing including grammar, pronunciation, vocabulary, and everyday life situations.

  • ESL for College I and II

    Course Descriptions:

    • NC.ESL 060 - College Reading, Writing, and Grammar I: Develops reading, writing, and grammar skills designed to progress non-native speakers of English toward college-level work. Offered pass/no-pass only.

    • NC.ESL 061 - College Listening and Speaking I: Provides practice speaking in informal college situations. Focuses on listening, speaking, and pronunciation through extensive practice in common college situations. Offered pass/no-pass only.

    • NC.ESL 070 - College Reading, Writing, and Grammar II: Continues development of reading, wiring, and grammar skills in preparation for college-level work. Offered pass/no-pass only.

    • NC.ESL 071 - College Listening and Speaking II: Provides extensive practice in oral communication in both formal and informal college situations. Develops listening strategies. Offered pass/no-pass only.

  • Course Description:

    • NC.VESL 001: Introduces non-native speakers to basic written and verbal communication skills, as well as, cultural knowledge necessary for employment in the United States. Focuses on traditional and web-based employment opportunity resources, completing job applications, writing simple resumes, and answering questions at job interviews. This course may be offered open-entry/open-exit.

     

  • Certificate Description: Essential Reading and Writing Skills for College and Career Develops reading and writing skills by focusing on critical reading and composition strategies.

    Certificate Student Learning Outcome:

    Compose well-organized, fully-developed, and grammatically correct essays and/or workplace documents, using relevant evidence.

    Make connections among texts and ideas that lead to thoughtful, analytical, and expository writing.

     

    Course Description: 

    • NC.ENGL-001 Essential Reading and Writing Skills I: Develops reading and writing skills by applying critical reading strategies to non-fiction texts and writing brief source-based essays. 
    • NC.ENGL-002 Essential Reading and Writing Skills II: Develops writing skills by focusing on strategies to compose well-organized and coherent essays. Develops reading skills by focusing on formulating inferences and making connections among fiction and nonfiction texts and ideas.

Schedule  

  • Panczenko, A​

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    49923 NC.ESL-1A Online Meetings  M Tu W Th 9:00am - 11:30am 10/19/20 to 12/10/20 Cordero, M
    49936 NC.ESL-1B Online Meetings  M Tu W Th 6:30pm - 9:00pm 10/19/20 to 12/10/20 Panczenko, A
    49937 NC.ESL-1B Online Meetings  M Tu W Th 9:00am - 11:30am 10/19/20 to 12/10/20 Bretz, J
    50003 NC.ESL-2A  Online Meetings M Tu W Th 6:00pm - 8:30pm 10/19/20 to 12/10/20 Rix, T
    50008 NC.ESL-2A Online Meetings  M Tu W Th 9:00am - 11:30am 10/19/20 to  12/10/20 Khoury, M
    55014 NC.ESL-2B Online Meetings  M Tu W Th 9:00am - 11:30am 10/19/20 to 12/10/20 Patnaik, N
    50023 NC.ESL-2B Online Meetings  M Tu W Th 6:30pm - 9:00pm 10/19/20 to 12/10/20 Sharma-Chopra, L

     

  • SECTION #

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    50036  NC.ESL-3A Online Meetings  M Tu W Th   8:30am - 11:00am 10/19/20 to 12/10/20 He, Y
    50052 NC.ESL-3A Online Meetings  Tu W Th  6:00pm - 9:00pm  10/20/20 to 12/10/20 TBA 
    50065  NC.ESL-3B  Online Meetings M Tu W Th 6:30pm - 9:00pm 10/19/20 - 12/10/20 Boylan, J 
     50068 NC.ESL-3B  Online Meetings M Tu W Th 9:00am - 11:30am 10/19/20 - 12/10/20 Baghoomian, Z 
    50076 NC.ESL-4A    Online Meetings M Tu W Th  9:00am - 11:30am  10/19/20 to 12/10/20  Morsey, R 
    50081 NC.ESL-4A  Online Meetings   M Tu W Th 6:00pm - 8:30pm  10/19/20 to 12/10/20  Fisher, Y 
    50298  NC.ESL-4B  Online Meetings  M Tu W Th 6:30pm - 9:00pm  10/19/20 to 12/10/20  Martinsson, C 

     

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    50301 NC.ESL-060  Online Meetings   Tu Th  9:00am - 11:30am  8/24/20 to 12/12/20  Simpson, K
     50415 NC.ESL-060  Online Meetings M W  6:30pm - 9:00pm  8/24/20 to 12/12/20   Glapa-Grossklag, A
    50302 NC.ESL-061 Online Meetings M W  9:00am - 11:30am  8/24/20 to 12/12/20  Simpson, K
    50416 NC.ESL-061 Online Meetings  Tu Th 6:30pm - 9:00pm  8/24/20 to 12/12/20   Glapa-Grossklag, A

     

  • SECTION #

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    52161 NC.VESL-001 Online Meetings  F and SAT  9:30AM - 12:00PM   8/28/20 to 12/11/20 Panczenko, A

     



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