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ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE DIPLOMA PROGRAM (ESL)
900 clock hours

Program Description:

The student who finishes and approves this program will be able to:

  • Communicate effectively in the English language
  • Feel comfortable within the American Culture
  • Write, understand and speak the language correctly
  • Establish effective communication at the workplace

Program Objectives:

  • To achieve enough English skills, to be able to communicate effectively at the workplace and in the social world

  • To help students fit within and understand the American culture, having everyday conversations, focusing in Grammar, Reading, Listening and Speaking modules.

Program Curriculum : 55 Weeks/ One year and Three months

 

Course
Number

 

Course Title

Clock
Hours

LEVEL I

 

 

ESL 101

Beginning Grammar

40

ESL 103

Introductory Reading and Writing

40

ESL 105

Listening I

40

ESL 107

Introductory Conversation

40

ESL 111

Language Lab I*

20

 

 

 

LEVEL II

 

 

ESL 201

Intermediate Grammar

40

ESL 203

Intermediate Reading and Writing

40

ESL 205

Cultural Listening I

40

ESL 207

Intermediate Conversation - Pronunciation

40

ESL 211

Language Lab II*

20

 

 

 

LEVEL III

 

 

ESL 301

High-Intermediate to Advanced Grammar

40

ESL 303

High-Intermediate to Advanced Reading and Writing

40

ESL 305

Cultural Listening II

40

ESL 307

High-Intermediate to Advanced Conversation

40

ESL 311

Language Lab III*

20

 

 

 

LEVEL IV

 

 

ESL 401

Advanced Grammar-Vocabulary

40

ESL 403

Academic Reading and Writing I

40

ESL 405

Academic Listening and Comprehension

40

ESL 407

Advanced Conversation

40

ESL 411

Language Lab IV*

20

 

 

 

 

* This course requires 20 self study hours

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL:

720