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

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ESL 051 High Intermediate ESL Reading - 5 (1 to 15 credits)

Prerequisite CASAS score of 211 or above or completion of ESL 041

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

Student Outcomes
R 5.1 Recognize unfamiliar and some specialized words and abbreviations using word analysis or inference.
R 5.2 Demonstrate familiarity with everyday and some specialized content knowledge and vocabulary.
R 5.3 Locate important information in text using a wide range of strategies.
R 5.4 Monitor and enhance comprehension using a wide range of strategies, such as posing and answering questions, trial and error, and adjusting reading pace.
R 5.5 Organize information using some strategies, such as recall, restatement, simple sequencing and simple categorization.
R 5.6 Actively apply prior knowledge to assist in understanding information in texts.
G 5.1 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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