2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
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2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ESL 042 Low Intermediate ESL Reading - 4 (1 to 15 credits)

Prerequisite CASAS score of 201 and above or completion of ESL 032

Course Description
A low intermediate level ESL course which develops the verbal ability to pursue realistic and long-term personal, career or academic goals, and to participate confidently and resourcefully in their overall environment.

Student Outcomes
1. Writing
W 4.1 Determine the purpose and audience for communicating in writing.
W 4.2 Follow a highly structured plan to organize ideas around a single familiar topic and produce a short but legible and comprehensible draft.
W 4.3 Appropriately use every day, familiar vocabulary (such as words with personal significance and commonly-used adjectives, pronouns and prepositions) and simple sentence structures to produce a several sentences on a topic.
W 4.4 Make simple edits of grammar, capitalization, spelling, and punctuation.
2. Goals/Student Success Strategies
G 4.1 Set educational goals as they relate to their roles as workers, citizens, and family members report progress on these goals and revise and update them quarterly

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