Jun 02, 2023
ELL 084 - English for Women’s Health Level 4 Credits: 1-5
Provides intermediate ELL with opportunity to practice and improve speaking, listening, reading and writing skills in the context of women’s health.
Prerequisite: ELL 003 , 030 , 031 or 038 ; and placement test; and instructor’s permission.
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:
- Express concerns with level appropriate vocabulary in a women’s health context.
- Describe symptoms with level appropriate vocabulary that occur in women’s health
- Share experiences with appropriate vocabulary and relevant details that relate to a women’s health context.
- Ask and answer questions to seek help about women’s health issues.
- Respond to written questions in a women’s health context with appropriate detail.
- Use reading strategies to understand important information in a text.
- Improve communication skills when interacting with health professionals and advocating for oneself.
- Learn how to navigate community resources regarding women’s health.
- Cite evidence from the text to analyze and draw inferences
- Summarize texts
- Use context to determine meaning
- Analyze how texts are organized
- Determine points of view
- Comprehend graphs, charts, diagrams, maps
- Delineate and evaluate arguments
- Compare and contrast texts
- Identify affixes and roots
- Use similes and metaphors
- Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to the task and audience
- Write to inform, explain, examine and convey ideas
- Write arguments with reasons and evidence
- Write narratives
- Introduce and develop a topic
- Create cohesion and clarify relationships between ideas
- Revise, edit, rewrite
- Complete short research project drawing on several cited sources
- Actively participate in conversations
- Analyze arguments
- Build on the ideas of others
- Express opinions clearly and persuasively
- Work in groups to discuss, pose, and answer questions
- Contribute relevant comments and observations
- Evaluate soundness of speakers’ reasoning and sufficiency of evidence
- Adapt speech to formal/informal circumstances
- Give clear, effective presentations integrating multi-media
- Demonstrate control over these parts of grammar: punctuation, present, past, future, continuous, present perfect, past perfect, modals, gerunds, infinitives, questions and negative statements, pronouns and prepositions, active and passive voice
- Compound and complex sentences.
- Responsibility - Responsibility encompasses those behaviors and dispositions necessary for students to be effective members of a community. This outcome is designed to help students recognize the value of a commitment to those responsibilities which will enable them to work successfully individually and with others.
- Written Communication - Written Communication encompasses all the abilities necessary for effective expression of thoughts, feelings, and ideas in written form.
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