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English as a Second Language Level 1, Certificate of Competency

Banner code: 2_NCI_ESL
Control number: 36188
Financial aid: Not eligible 

Beginning ESL certificate. Students will learn basic listening, speaking, reading, and writing in English. Students are placed into the best level for their ability. After completion of certificate, students may go to intermediate level classes.

Program Level Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Identify the main idea and supporting details of a level-appropriate reading text when given a list of choices.
  2. Identify the main idea of a level-appropriate listening text when given a list of choices.
  3. Compose a short writing in response to a question using correct time sequencing, word order, and sentence-ending punctuation.

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
ESL G011NESL Core Course, Level 1108
ESL G012NESL Reading/Writing, Level 154
ESL G013NESL Listening/Speaking, Level 154
ESL G021NESL Core Course, Level 2108
ESL G022NESL Reading/Writing, Level 254
ESL G023NESL Listening/Speaking, Level 254
Total Hours432