Jul 06, 2020  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Academic Catalog
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AELE 0053 - English as a Second Language High Intermediate


Listening, speaking, reading, and writing are taught simultaneously.  Identify main ideas, supportive information, and recognize the speaker’s hidden message. Comprehend extended social interactions such as an anecdote. Respond to routine spoken messages.  Comprehend and participate in extended conversation and other verbal exchanges that go beyond personal needs and familiar topics. Participate in complex spoken communication.  Speak fluently about familiar topics. Verbalize personal opinions.  Switch between standard and non-standard English as the situation warrants. Convey emotion of a spoken message.  Analyze written information and make summaries.  Read critically and use high level reading comprehension strategies. Determine the sequence of events in a narrative and understand techniques that show sequence (e.g., foreshadowing) Write about previously discussed topics, use complex transition words, and follow the basic steps of the writing process.  Write multi-paragraph compositions that are argumentative or opinion-based.  Write commentaries that summarize, analyze and evaluate a topic. Write outlines. Edit writing to conform to conventions of Standard English including voice, tense, structure, and grammar.

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Notes
This is an NCBO (non-course based option) and does not meet elective or graduation requirements.



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