Degrees, Certificates, & Transfer Programs
The listings on this page are archived Degree and Certificate Programs information through 2020-2021.
For Current Requirements
For 2021-2022 degree and certificate requirements and years after, see the new Foothill College Academic Catalog.
Non-Credit: English as a Second Language - Beginning 2020-2021
The Certificate of Competency in English as a Second Language - Beginning prepares students to advance to higher levels of ESL, both credit and noncredit, and provides the foundations for students to meet the requirements of an associate degree. Students will be exposed to integrated skills courses for learners of English as an additional language, and learn such practical skills such as: demonstrate understanding of spoken English at the advanced-beginning level, communicate using advanced-beginning level English, speak intelligibly, ask and answer questions intelligibly, talk about present, past and future experiences intelligibly, read sentences and paragraphs at the advanced-beginning level, demonstrate recognition of basic corpus of nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs and prepositions, demonstrate ability to read critically, write sentences and paragraphs at the advanced-beginning level, demonstrate knowledge of advanced-beginning level grammar.
Program Learning Outcomes:
-The student will be prepared to do level 2 noncredit course work.
-The student will be able to write affirmative and negative statements in simple present, present progressive, simple past, and future as well as formulate questions and answers to express advice, requests, desires, offers, and necessity.
- Certificate(s): 360 hours
English as a Second Language - Beginning Certificate of Competency (360 hours)
NCEL 411 Advanced-Beginning English as a Second Language I (120 hours)
NCEL 412 Advanced-Beginning English as a Second Language II (120 hours)
NCEL 413 Advanced-Beginning English as a Second Language III (120 hours)
2020-2021 | Status: Approved | Modified: 2020-04-27 14:04:08 | Dept Code: NCEL