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English Life Skills 2, Certificate of Competency

Banner code: 2_NCI_ELL2
Financial aid: Not eligible 

This is the second level in the adult education, English language learning sequence. Intermediate English learners will further develop their reading, writing, listening, and speaking 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 participate in conversations on familiar topics, read and understand texts from various genres, and compose basic paragraphs. It also prepares students for the third level of the program.

Program Level Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Identify print materials from everyday life.
  2. Develop a topic sentence with supporting sentences to compose a paragraph on a familiar topic.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to give advice, make requests, and offer suggestions.

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 G020NEnglish for Communication 272
ELL G099NLanguage Lab16
ELL G025NGrammar for Fluency 224
or ELL G026N Pronunciation for Fluency 2
Total Hours112