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Program Learning Outcomes for ESOL Certificates

Program Learning Outcomes for ESOL Certificates

Advanced Certificate of Proficiency

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  1. Satisfy advanced ESL standards for clear, effective, well-organized, well-developed, well-edited and logically sound sentences, paragraphs and essays, and appropriate citation of sources.
  2. Apply active reading strategies in order to comprehend, critically analyze, and explain ideas in college level texts.
  3. Participate in campus and classroom culture at a level required for success as a college freshman.
  4. Communicate fluently, accurately and appropriately in spoken American English at a level required in first year college level courses.

High Intermediate Certificate of Proficiency

  1. Satisfy high intermediate ESL standards for clear, effective, well-organized, well-developed, well-edited and logically sound sentences, paragraphs and essays, and appropriate citation of sources.
  2. Participate in campus and classroom culture at a level required for success as a high intermediate ESL student.
  3. Express ideas fluently, accurately and appropriately in spoken American English at a high intermediate ESL level.
  4. Comprehend and respond appropriately to spoken American English at a high intermediate ESL level.
  5. Demonstrate accurate oral comprehension of high intermediate English grammatical structures.
  6. Demonstrate accurate reading comprehension of high intermediate English grammatical structures.
  7. Use high intermediate English grammatical structures to accurately and effectively express ideas in sustained written discourse.

Intermediate Certificate of Proficiency

  1. Satisfy intermediate ESL standards for clear, effective, well-organized, well-developed, well-edited and logically sound sentences, paragraphs and essays, and appropriate citation of sources.
  2. Apply active reading strategies in order to comprehend, critically analyze, and explain ideas in intermediate level texts.
  3. Participate in campus and classroom culture at a level required for success as an intermediate  ESL student.
  4. Express ideas fluently, accurately and appropriately in spoken American English at an intermediate ESL level.
  5. Comprehend and respond appropriately to spoken American English at an intermediate ESL level.
  6. Demonstrate accurate oral comprehension of intermediate English grammatical structures.
  7. Demonstrate accurate reading comprehension of intermediate English grammatical structures.
  8. Use intermediate English grammatical structures to accurately and effectively express ideas in sustained written discourse.