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Beginning English as a Second Language (ESL)

Course Number: 
1061

This course satisfies NCLB, Title III English Language Acquisition and Office of Civil Rights requirements for English Language Learner students. Not part of a Bilingual Education Program. Course is designed for the rapid mastery of the English language, focusing on reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills. ESL courses usually begin with extensive listening and speaking practice, building on auditory and oral skills, and then move to reading and writing. Basic structures of the English language are explained, and student’s progress from an elementary understanding of English words and verb tenses to a more comprehensive grasp of various formal and informal styles, enabling the student to advance to "regular" English courses. An orientation to the customs and culture of people in the United States may be included in.

Grades: 
7
8
9
10
11
12
Course Type: 
Support Supplemental
Not required for graduation
Course Level: 
-
AP Level: 
Non-AP
Course Credits: 
1.00
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