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 - Intermediate 2020-2021
The Certificate of Competency in English as a Second Language - Intermediate prepares students to advance to credit levels of ESL, 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 intermediate level, communicate using intermediate level English, speak intelligibly, ask and answer questions intelligibly, talk about present, past and future experiences intelligibly, read sentences and paragraphs at the intermediate level, demonstrate recognition of basic corpus of nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs and prepositions, demonstrate ability to read critically, write sentences and paragraphs at the intermediate level, demonstrate knowledge of intermediate level grammar.
Program Learning Outcomes:
-The student will be able to place into a level 4 credit course.
-The student will be able to identify topics, main ideas, and supporting details in readings of approximately 500 words.
- Certificate(s): 360 hours
English as a Second Language - Intermediate Certificate of Competency (360 hours)
NCEL 421 Intermediate English as a Second Language I (120 hours)
NCEL 422 Intermediate English as a Second Language II (120 hours)
NCEL 423 Intermediate English as a Second Language III (120 hours)
2020-2021 | Status: Approved | Modified: 2020-04-27 14:04:14 | Dept Code: NCEL