2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
    May 31, 2023  
2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ESL 061 Advanced ESL Reading - 6 (1 to 15 credits)

Prerequisite CASAS score of 221 or above or completion of ESL 051.

Course Description
An advanced 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 6.1 Recognize and interpret abbreviations and specialized vocabulary.
R 6.2 Demonstrate familiarity with everyday and some specialized content knowledge and vocabulary and with paragraph structure and document organization.
R 6.3 Locate important information, read identified sections for detail and determine missing information using a wide range of strategies.
R 6.4 Monitor and enhance comprehension using a wide range of strategies, such as brainstorming and question formulation techniques.
R 6.5 Organize and analyze information and reflect upon its meaning using a range of strategies such as classification, categorization, and comparison/contrast.
R 6.4 Evaluate prior knowledge against new information in texts to enhance understanding of the information.
G 6.1 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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