ESL 211: Intermediate English as Second Language-High (Eureka CR)
Optional Discussion Meeting Days & Times: Tuesdays and Thursdays from 3:00-4:00pm
Instructor: Jonathan Maiullo
ESL students will develop English language skills at the High Intermediate level. Cultivate competence and confidence in reading and writing, sentence and paragraph structure, verbal communication skills, and comprehension of everyday spoken English. Students will learn to interpret meaning in more advanced texts, and engage in specialized conversations such as an interview. Students will learn how to approach multi-paragraph writing with consistent control of grammatical patterns, mechanics and punctuation. Cultivate competence and confidence in reading and writing, sentence and paragraph structure, verbal communication skills, comprehension of everyday spoken English; development of life skills competencies.
This hybrid ESL reading class is co-enrolled with READ 260 and focuses on comprehension strategies, advanced English vocabulary and structures. Students will read, discuss and analyze texts for meaning and relevance while improving their knowledge of English. Because this class requires discussion, it is recommended that students attend synchronous discussions Tuesdays and Thursday from 3:00-4:00; however, the class may be completed asynchronously.