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ELL 060 - English Language Learning Level 6

Credits: 1-15
Advanced level of ELL. Students prepare for academic or work readiness with contextualized study of content. Students work on all language skills plus information literacy, tech skills, and project based learning. This is a pass/no credit course.

Prerequisite: ELL 050 ; placement test; and instructor’s permission.

Course Outcomes:
Students who successfully complete this class will be able to:

In Reading

  1. Cite evidence from the text to analyze and draw inferences
  2. Summarize
  3. Use context to determine meaning
  4. Analyze how texts are organized
  5. Determine points of view
  6. Understand graphs, charts, diagrams, maps
  7. Delineate and evaluate arguments
  8. Compare and contrast texts
  9. Be familiar with affixes and roots
  10. Understand similes and metaphors

In Writing

  1. Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to the task and audience
  2. Write to inform, explain, examine and convey ideas
  3. Write arguments with reasons and evidence
  4. Write narratives
  5. Introduce and develop a topic
  6. Create cohesion and clarify relationships between ideas
  7. Revise, edit, rewrite
  8. Do short research project drawing on several cited sources

In Speaking & Listening

  1. Actively participate in conversations
  2. Analyze arguments
  3. Build on the ideas of others
  4. Express opinions clearly and persuasively
  5. Work in groups to discuss, pose, and answer questions
  6. Contribute relevant comments and observations
  7. Evaluate soundness of speakers’ reasoning and sufficiency of evidence
  8. Adapt speech to formal/informal circumstances
  9. Give clear, effective presentations integrating multi-media

Grammar:

  1. Punctuation, present, past, future, continuous, present perfect, past perfect, modals, gerunds, infinitives, questions and negative statements, pronouns and prepositions, active and passive voice
  2. Compound and complex sentences

*The outcomes will be adjusted in depth and intensity depending on the credits for which the classes are offered. More intensity and depth can include: multi-level cohort activities, class projects, guest speakers, field trips, and expanded language development and application in speaking, listening, reading, and writing.
Program Outcomes
We are now using the Career and College Readiness Standards from the National Reporting System. When students are ready to leave our program in level 6, they can do the following:

In Reading
Cite evidence from the text to analyze and draw inferences
Summarize
Use context to determine meaning
Analyze how texts are organized
Determine points of view
Understand graphs, charts, diagrams, maps
Delineate and evaluate arguments
Compare and contrast texts
Be familiar with affixes and roots
Understand similes and metaphors

In Writing
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
Do short research project drawing on several cited sources

In Speaking & Listening
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

By the time you leave level 6, you should have 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.

College-wide Outcomes

  • 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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