Jan 27, 2023  
2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
2021-2022 Academic Catalog [Archived Catalog]

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AELE 0054 - English as a Second Language Advanced

Amarillo College’s non-credit English as a Second Language (ESL) Program is provided through the Career Ready You Program. It welcomes students from around the world and offers opportunities for people who want or need to learn English. The advanced level provides eight weeks of instruction in listening, speaking, reading, writing, and civics. Comprehend abstract topics, hidden messages, and conversations that include new vocabulary and new topics.  Extend vocabulary.  Listen actively to comprehend and respond to increasingly complex spoken language. Identify main ideas and supporting details in spoken language. When listening to spoken language, summarize and take notes. Make inferences about spoken language, evaluating the accuracy and relevance.  Read complex texts and use advanced reading strategies for comprehensions such as inference, making predictions, author’s purpose, and evaluating the credibility of evidence presented.  Refer to a text to support, defend, or clarify interpretations. Identify, analyze, and evaluate an author’s assumptions and beliefs about a topic. Accurately paraphrase and summarize information.  Write multi-paragraph compositions with fluency, logic and organization with a variety of purposes.

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

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