May 30, 2023  
2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog
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ELL 49 - ELL Summer Institute Cmty Exploration Level 4

Credits: 2
This is a multi-level class offered every summer quarter. Students will explore and become familiar with their community through field trips, volunteer experiences, and other hands-on project based learning. Students will use and strengthen their communicative language skills through authentic English immersion. Students will have the opportunity to explore the campus at large and off-campus sites. This is a pass/no credit course.

Enrollment Requirement: ELL 3 , 30 , 31  or 38 ; and placement test; and instructor consent.

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

  1. Speak more fluently with increased vocabulary and improved pronunciation, intonation and word stress.
  2. Know the differences between formal and informal speech.
  3. Use your conversational skills to actively participate in class, other classes and outside of class at work, home, and within the community.
  4. Enhance your active listening skills.
    Improve your ability to manage conversations, recognize when listeners don’t understand and be able to provide clarification, have a positive attitude toward speaking and an increased confidence in speaking, as well as be self-motivated, independent learners.

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, they can do the following:

In Reading
Cite evidence from the text to analyze and draw inferences
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.

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