Low Beginning 

Beginning Listening and Speaking I

11A Beginning Reading, Writing and Grammar I

  1. Use basic English grammar to interpret and produce written English.
  2. Use basic English punctuation (periods, commas, question marks).
  3. Use e-mail to communicate with instructors.
  4. Read and write between 400 and 800 of the most common words of English.
  5. Read simple English texts aloud.
  6. Identify the main idea and details of short reading passages.
  7. Skim and scan for specific information in authentic everyday reading materials.

13A Pronunciation, Phonics and Reading I

  1. Produce English sounds, rhythms and intonations more clearly.
  2. Determine the pronunciation of written English by applying phonics rules.
  3. Read and pronounce common sight words.
  4. Read and use a larger English vocabulary.

Beginning Listening and Speaking II

11B Beginning Reading, Writing and Grammar II

  1. Use basic English grammar to interpret and produce written English.
  2. Read simple English texts aloud.
  3. Identify the main idea of short reading passages.
  4. Skim and scan for specific information in common everyday reading materials.
  5. Read and write between 400 and 800 of the most common words of English.
  6. Send e-mail messages to instructors.
  7. Use basic English punctuation (periods, commas, question marks).
  8. Use correct paragraph form (indents and margins). 
  9. Edit their writing.

13B Pronunciation, Phonics and Reading II

  1. Produce English sounds, rhythms and intonations more clearly.
  2. Determine the pronunciation of written English by applying phonics rules.
  3. Read and pronounce common sight words.
  4. Read and use a larger English vocabulary.


High Beginning

High Beginning Listening and Speaking I

21A High Beginning Reading, Writing and Grammar I

  1. Use high beginning English grammar to interpret and produce written English.
  2. Produce short writing assignments.
  3. Read and write between 600 and 1200 of the most common words of English.
  4. Read high beginning English texts aloud with good pronunciation.
  5. Identify the main idea and details of high beginning reading passages.
  6. Skim and scan for specific information in authentic everyday reading materials

22A Intensive Listening and Vocabulary Development I

  1. Decode spoken English more quickly, and with more ease and better comprehension.
  2. Process and use a larger English vocabulary.
  3. Decode grammatical structures and respond appropriately.

High Beginning Listening and Speaking II

21B High Beginning Reading, Writing and Grammar II

  1. Use high beginning English grammar to interpret and produce written English.
  2. Produce short writing assignments.
  3. Read and write between 600 and 1200 of the most common words of English.
  4. Read high beginning English texts aloud with good pronunciation.
  5. Identify the main idea and details of high beginning reading passages.
  6. Skim and scan for specific information in authentic everyday reading materials.

22B Intensive Listening and Vocabulary Development II

  1. Decode spoken English more quickly, and with more ease and better comprehension.
  2. Process and use a larger English vocabulary.
  3. Decode grammatical structures and respond appropriately.