2021-2022 Pierce College Catalog 
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ESL 032 ESL Intermediate Writing Level 3 (1 to 15 credits)

Prerequisite CASAS score of 191 and above or completion of ESL 022.

Course Description
A high beginning level ESL course which prepares the learner to acquire English as a second language skills necessary to express orally and in written form, individual references related to employment conditions, education, life and career choices, and to maintain conversations to satisfy basic everyday needs.

Student Outcomes
1. Writing
W 3.1 Determine the purpose and audience for communicating in writing.
W 3.2 Follow a highly structured plan to organize ideas around a single familiar topic and produce a short but legible and comprehensible draft.
W 3.3 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 3.4 Make simple edits of grammar, capitalization, spelling, and punctuation.
2. Goals
G 3.1 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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