2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook (Unofficial) 
    Jun 14, 2024  
2024-2025 Catalog and Student Handbook (Unofficial)
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ESL 86 - Beginning Conversation

Credits: 3
The goal of this course is for ESL students to gain confidence in speaking, increase vocabulary, start conversations, and improve fluency and accuracy.

Student Learning Outcomes
  1. State opinions and recount basic information to group members.
  2. Define 100 topic-related vocabulary words and recall 10 proverbs at the beginning conversation level.
  3. Summarize short readings in writing and tell short stories orally.
  4. Recall some personal high-frequency information and state some questions and agreement expressions using correct grammar and identify some grammatical errors in less frequently used conversational statements.
  5. Identify some cultural differences in conversation.

Prerequisite: ESL Placement Test or ESL 78  with a grade of C- or higher, or Instructor approval
Corequisite: None
Graded: Letter Grade

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