The English as a Second Language Level 3 Certificate of Competency prepares student to transition to credit ESL college courses. The courses required for the certificate integrate low-intermediate reading and writing skills and listening and speaking skills that prepare students for academic work. Students will also acquire skills to help them communicate in everyday situations such as social, business, financial, and medical settings. The focus is to prepare students to transition to credit ESL college courses.
Upon successful completion of this program, students will be able to:
- Read with intermediate-level comprehension and acquire new vocabulary from context.
- Write simple sentences using correct grammar and syntax.
- Participate in conversations on a variety of topics regarding employment, academics, and leisure time.