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English Life Skills 3, Certificate of Competency

Banner code: 2_NCI_ELL3
Financial aid: Not eligible 

This is the third level in the adult education, English language learning sequence. Advanced English learners will enhance their reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills essential for daily English communication. The focus on language, culture, and life skills will help students achieve personal, career, and/or academic goals. The program prepares students to further develop oral fluency, read and understand work-specific texts, and write varied paragraphs. It also prepares students for ESL academic credit courses.

Program Level Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Discuss varied topics related to school, family, and work with controlled fluidity and elevated fluency.
  2. Compose a descriptive/narrative/expository paragraph.
  3. Demonstrate comfortable fluency with question words and forms.

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
ELL G030NEnglish for Communication 372
ELL G099NLanguage Lab16
ELL G035NGrammar for Fluency 324
or ELL G036N Pronuncation for Fluency 3
Total Hours112