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ESL SLOs


Faculty Greensheet Directions:

1. Scroll to your course

2. Copy your SLO statements into your greensheet

3. Make sure at least one assignment in your course addresses each SLO.

If you have questions, e-mail your SLO Dept. Rep, Amy Leonard, at leonardamy@fhda.edu



ESL Course SLOs

 

ESL 200: High Beginning English as a Second Language

  1. Comprehend, analyze and respond to reading and listening materials.
  2. Write a group of topic-related sentences using level specific grammar and vocabulary.
  3. Demonstrate understanding and usage of level-specific grammar and vocabulary in reading, writing, listening and speaking.

 

 

ESL 210: Practice Speaking in Conversation

  1. Demonstrate level appropriate communication skills in a conversational setting with speakers of different languages and cultural backgrounds.
  2. Demonstrate the ability to express personal opinions and experiences related to a variety of different cross-cultural topics.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to participate actively in unrehearsed and extended conversations.

 

ESL 211: Listening in Context

  1. Demonstrate the ability to listen and respond critically to speakers in a variety of different contexts, such as news programs, talk shows, and films.
  2. Demonstrate the ability to listen effectively and supportively to peers in multi-cultural discussions.

 

ESL 213: Vocabulary and Idioms in Context

  1. Recognize Idioms and expressions used commonly in conversation, in print, in films, and on television.
  2. Demonstrate the ability to use idioms and expressions in original sentences, dialogues, and in short stories, both orally and in writing.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to recall idioms and expressions and use them in unrehearsed situations.

 

ESL 214: English for Academic Skills

1. Demonstrate the ability to comprehend and respond critically to the key ideas in an academic lecture.

2. Demonstrate the ability to take effective notes on an academic lecture and summarize the content to peers.

3. Demonstrate the ability to comprehend and analyze academic reading passages.

 

ESL 216: Advanced Reading Practice

  1. Demonstrate the ability to respond critically and personally to an extended text, such as a novel or an autobiography.
  2. Demonstrate the ability to interact with other readers to gain a wider understanding of the text and to share differing points of view.

 

ESL 222: Reading Comprehension

  1. Demonstrate the ability to analyze the main ideas of stories reported by the media.
  2. Demonstrate the ability to respond to the ideas of a current news topic from a personal point of view.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to interact with other readers to understand different opinions and cultural perspectives.

 

ESL 223: Reading and Vocabulary Building

  1. Demonstrate an appreciation for reading in English by becoming actively engaged in sharing ideas in response to a level appropriate text, such as a short novel or autobiography.
  2. Demonstrate the ability to read extended texts comprehensively without stopping to look up every word.

 

ESL 230: Studies in American Language and Culture

  1. Demonstrate the ability to listen effectively and respond clearly in conversation to both native speakers and speakers of other languages.
  2. Comprehend the main ideas in a variety of listening contexts, including short television and film clips, songs, and other audio resources.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to understand and critique American customs as they are compared to the customs of other world cultures.

 

ESL 234: Low Intermediate English as a Second Language

  1. Comprehend, analyze and respond to reading and listening low-intermediate materials.
  2. Write a group of topic-related sentences using level specific grammar and vocabulary.
  3. Demonstrate understanding and usage of level-specific grammar and vocabulary in reading, writing, listening and speaking.

 

ESL 244: Intermediate English as a Second Language

  1. Comprehend, analyze and respond to reading and listening low-intermediate materials.
  2. Write a group of topic-related sentences using level specific grammar and vocabulary.
  3. Demonstrate understanding and usage of level-specific grammar and vocabulary in reading, writing, listening and speaking.

 

ESL 251: High Intermediate Listening and Speaking

  1. Demonstrate understanding of essential points of discussions or speeches on selected topics.
  2. Recognize and demonstrate level-appropriate spoken American English in class discussions and speeches on selected topics.

 

 

ESL 252: High Intermediate Reading

  1. Demonstrate comprehension of literal and inferred meaning of level-specific reading materials.
  2. Identify organization and rhetorical modes of extended reading materials.
  3. Identify the main and supporting ideas of a level-appropriate text.
  4. Demonstrate understanding and usage of level-specific vocabulary in readings.

 

ESL 253: High Intermediate Grammar and Writing

  1. Demonstrate understanding and usage of level-specific grammar and vocabulary in writing.
  2. Write well developed, single and connected narrative, descriptive, and analytical paragraphs demonstrating level specific grammar and vocabulary in response to reading materials.
  3. Evaluate own writing for rhetorical structure, grammatical correctness, and for clarity by means of revision and editing.

 

ESL 254: American Language and Culture Through Movies and Television

  1. Demonstrate the ability to comprehend and respond critically to American television and English language films
  2. Demonstrate the ability to compare and evaluate American customs from different cultural perspectives in response to the content of American television and films

 

ESL 260: Accent Reduction (for Non-Native Speakers)

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of the sound system and patterns of spoken English.
  2. Apply the knowledge of the sound system and patterns of spoken English by orally producing level appropriate speech that is intelligible and accurate.
  3. Demonstrate the ability to analyze one's own speech mistakes and correct these mistakes independently.
  4. Comprehend and respond appropriately to the patterns of spoken English.

 

ESL 261: Low Advanced Listening and Speaking

  1. Demonstrate effective speaking skills in a variety of academic settings.
  2. Demonstrate listening comprehension of a variety of level-specific materials, including academic lectures, newscasts, dialogues and formal speeches by taking notes and answering questions.

 

ESL 262: Low Advanced Reading

  1. Demonstrate comprehension of literal and inferred meaning of level-specific academic reading materials and fiction.
  2. Identify and analyze organization and rhetorical modes of extended reading materials.
  3. Identify the main and supporting ideas of a level-appropriate text.
  4. Demonstrate understanding and usage of level-specific vocabulary in academic readings.

ESL 263: Low Advanced Grammar and Writing

  1. Write well-developed, single and connected analytical paragraphs demonstrating level-specific grammar and vocabulary in response to reading materials.
  2. Evaluate own writing for unity, coherence, clarity and development rhetorical structure and clarity to revise and edit.

 

ESL 272: Advanced Reading and Vocabulary

  1. Demonstrate comprehension of literal and inferred meaning of fiction and nonfiction texts, and identify main and supporting ideas of expository prose.
  2. Demonstrate critical analysis and evaluation of ideas, persuasive techniques, and/or validity of argument found in readings through responsive writing.
  3. Demonstrate in writing understanding and usage of academic vocabulary and language that is relatively free of basic errors.

 

ESL 273: Introduction to the Essay

  1. Write well-developed essays that analyze and synthesize main ideas and differing viewpoints from a variety of academic reading materials.
  2. Demonstrate level-specific grammar, sentence structures and vocabulary in writing.
  3. Evaluate own writing for rhetorical structure and clarity by means of revision and editing.

 

ESL 274: Grammar and Proofreading for Academic Writing

  1. Critically read, discuss, and analyze various genres and analytically respond in writing.
  2. Analyze and use English grammar, usage and mechanics for correctness in writing for various academic purposes.
  3. Evaluate own writing to edit and proofread effectively.

 

ESL 5: Advanced Composition and Reading

  1. Analyze and evaluate college-level fiction & nonfiction texts.
  2. Write well-developed expository and argumentative essays based on personal experience, critical responses to readings, and research materials.
  3. Demonstrate college-level grammar, sentence structure, and vocabulary in writing.
  4. Apply research skills and documentation conventions in citing sources.

 

ESL 6: Critical Reading and Research for Writing

  1. Develop analytical, interpretive, and integrative reading skills in readings that reflect multiple forms of diversity.
  2. Write well developed, analytical essays based on critical readings of literary texts and research.
  3. Demonstrate correct grammar, sentence structure, and academic vocabulary in writing.

 













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