CCOG for ESOL 30 Winter 2024
- Course Number:
- ESOL 30
- Course Title:
- Level 3 Integrated Skills
- Credit Hours:
- Contact Hours:
Intended Outcomes for the course
Upon completion of the course students should be able to:
1. Read, understand, and respond to level-appropriate text.
2. Write paragraphs of eight to ten simple sentences;.
3. Speak so others can understand using simple sentences in the past, present, and future.
4. Listen actively to follow a series of basic oral directions; understand and participate in level appropriate narratives and conversations in the past, present and future.
5. Arrive in future classes on time with the necessary materials, exhibit appropriate classroom behavior, and complete homework assignments.
6. Use language lab software, the internet, voice-mail, e-mail and word processing to continually develop English language skills.
Course Activities and Design
These activities and methods are required every term:
Short lectures and explanations
Readings appropriate to the level
One-paragraph writing assignments
Listening activities and exercises
Short conversation practice
Pronunciation activities and exercises
Pair and group work
Written and oral grammar practice
Exercises and activities using the internet and language learning software
Quizzes and tests
Outcome Assessment Strategies
Attendance and class participation
Course Content (Themes, Concepts, Issues and Skills)
1. Phrases and Clauses
a.use simple sentences, questions, and short answers
b.use compound sentences with conjunctions and, so, but, or
c.use complex sentences with time clauses and because2. Verbs and Related Structures a. use the verb to be in the past, present and future b. use there is/there are c. use the simple present, simple past, and present continuous tenses d. use the future with will and be going to e. use common irregular past tense verbs f. form yes/no and wh- questions with short and long answers g. form negative sentences h. apply spelling rules for suffixes -ing, -ed, and -s i. use modals of ability ( can, could), advice (should), and necessity (must, have to, had to) j. use infinitives after want, need, and like 3. Other Parts of Speech a. use plural forms of regular and irregular nouns b. use count and noncount nouns with expressions of quantity c. use the possessive form of common and proper nouns d. use subject and object pronouns as well as possessive adjectives e. make adjective comparisons with -er, more, less, and fewer f. use adverbs of frequency g. use common prepositions of place and time h. use demonstratives (this, that, these, those) i. be able to identify and name basic parts of speech (noun, pronoun, verb, adjective, adverb, preposition, conjunction) and sentence structure (subject, verb, object) G. Vocabulary 1. develop vocabulary appropriate to topic, e.g. health, transportation, recreation 2. understand and use classroom vocabulary 3. understand and use common terms related to technology 4. spell and pronounce common vocabulary correctly H. Study Skills 1. bring appropriate materials to each class 2. use accompanying multimedia materials (e.g. audio CD, CD-ROM) for class texts 3. record and complete homework assignments correctly and on time 4. arrive in class on time 5. notify instructor of an absence 6. exhibit appropriate classroom behavior 7. know how to ask for help and advocate for oneself 8. use a variety of learning strategies, e.g. flashcards, online resources 9. work together effectively and solve problems in small groups and pairs 10. begin to recognize and avoid cheating and plagiarism I. Technology 1. use word-processing to create short documents 2. use language lab software to practice English language skills 3. use the internet to practice English language skills and search for information 4. use e-mail to send and receive messages 5. use voice-mail to leave messages