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Emergent English Language Skills, Certificate of Competency

Banner Code: 1_NCK_ELL

Control Number: 36913

Not Financial Aid Eligible

This Emergent English Language certificate consists of three courses: ELL A016N, English Language Learning: Beginning A; ELL A026N, English Language Learning: Beginning B; and ELL A027N, Beginning Grammar Review. This program is designed for beginning English language learners who want to improve their communication skills.

Program Outcome

  1. Students will demonstrate the listening and speaking skills required to have short conversations with members of their communities orally and in writing.
  2. Students will be able to express an opinion about a short, simplified oral or written text.

Certificate of Competency

A certificate in a recognized career field articulated with degree-applicable coursework, completion of an associate degree, or transfer to a baccalaureate institution.

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Course Title Hours
Required Courses
ELL A016NEnglish Language Learning: Beginning A90
ELL A026NEnglish Language Learning: Beginning B90
Select one course from the following:36-54
Beginning Pronunciation
Beginning Grammar Review 2
Total Hours216-234