Academic Catalogs

English Life Skills 1, Certificate of Competency

Banner code: 2_NCI_ELL1
Control number: 38003
Financial aid: Not eligible 

This is the first level in the adult education, English language learning sequence. Beginning non-native language learners will develop English skills essential for daily English communication. Its focus on language, culture, and life skills will help students achieve personal, career, and/or academic goals. The program prepares students to engage in basic conversations, read and understand simple directions and texts, complete basic forms, and compose simple sentences. It also prepares students for the second level of the program.

Program Level Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:

  1. Practice simple conversations.
  2. Recognize basic directions and texts.
  3. Transfer personal information on sections of simple forms and applications.
  4. Construct simple sentences in paragraph form.

Certificate of Competency Requirements

This award confirms that a student enrolled in a noncredit program has demonstrated achievement in a set of competencies that prepares students to progress in a career path or to undertake degree-applicable and non-degree applicable credit courses.

Course Title Units
Required Courses
ELL G010NEnglish for Communication 172
ELL G015NGrammar for Fluency 124
ELL G016NPronunciation for Fluency 124
Total Hours120