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ESL & Citizenship

ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE (ESL) & CITIZENSHIP

ESL

Beginning Literacy
Beginning Low
Beginning Low/a
Beginning Low/b
Beginning High
Beginning High/a
Beginning High/b
Intermediate Low
Intermediate Low/a
Intermediate Low/b
Intermediate High/A
Intermediate High/B
Advanced Low
50-01-58
50-01-51
50-01-82
50-01-83
50-01-52
50-01-84
50-01-85
50-01-53
50-01-86
50-01-87
50-01-54
50-01-55
50-01-56


Description

These competency-based courses are designed to develop communicative competence in listening, speaking, reading, writing, and numeracy for the immediate needs of adult English learners, from Beginning Literacy through Advanced Low levels. A sequential grammatical structure base is integrated into the context of everyday life situations.

Prerequisites

Completion of previous level courses or equivalent skills as measured by the Division placement test or promotional examination.

Cost

$0*

 
  ESL MULTI-LEVEL/USING COMPUTERS    50-04-54
 
       Description
 
This ESL Lab offers instruction in the use of personal computers and the Internet for beginning ESL students. 
Instruction includes basic computer skills, accessing the Internet, and locating and using information on the
Internet. Emphasis is on ESL software programs.
 
        Prerequisites
 
               Enrollment in or completion of ESL Beginning High (2) or higher.

         Cost
 
               $0*
 

 ESL CITIZENSHIP    50-01-70

        Description
 
This 200 hour course provides students an understanding of the naturalization process and the listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills it requires. Instruction includes the naturalization process, rights and responsibilities of U.S. Citizenship, the N400 application, the naturalization interview, American history, government and civics, and the English skills needed for becoming a naturalized citizen.

         Cost
 
               $0*
 

ESL DISTANCE LEARNING - STUDY AT HOME!    50-01-92/96

Description
 
Learn English at home using workbooks, DVD’s and the Internet. Designed for students who are unable to attend classes, and for current ESL students that would like more practice outside the classroom. Study on your own time and practice reading comprehension, listening comprehension, grammar and vocabulary. Levels Beginning Low - Intermediate High/B available. For more information, call (818) 346-3540, Ext. 259, M & W, 8:00 am - 12:00 pm.
 
Cost
 
$0
Note: A $5 refundable deposit for DVD’s and a $5 charge for four units/booklets.
Nota: Lleve libros y DVD’s a su casa para estudiar ingles. Regrese sus tareas a la escuela una vez a la semana. Llame (818) 346-3540, Ext. 259, M & W, 8:00 am - 12:00 pm para mas informacion.
* The annual (school year) charge for a student photo identification card is $10.