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Porterville College

degrees

High Intermediate English as a Second Language (ESL)

The Certificate of Competency in High Intermediate English as a Second Language is designed to give students the reading, writing, listening and speaking skills necessary for high-intermediate workplace communication and to begin study for the Certificate of Competency in Advanced English as a Second Language.

Program Learning Outcomes: compose essays which have a clear thesis statement, introduction, body and conclusion; use grammar structures at the high-intermediate level; identify main ideas and supporting details in multi-paragraph reading passages at the high-intermediate level; apply knowledge of English pronunciation rules at the high-intermediate level; and listen to a passage and identify the main ideas and supporting details at the high-intermediate level.

Required

EL2 P093A - Intermediate Reading and Writing 90 hours

EL2 P094A - Intermediate Listening and Speaking 90 hours

EL2 P093B - High Interm Reading and Writing 90 hours

EL2 P094B - High Interm Listening and Speaking 90 hours

Effective Fall 2017