EN08 Intermediate-English Language Development - ELD (ESL)

1.0 Credit
This literature-based English course is similar in content and methods of instruction to English courses for native speakers.  Students will read and analyze fiction and nonfiction, including short stories, plays poetry, and novels.  Students will learn advanced vocabulary, punctuation and grammatical structures, practice expository and narrative writing techniques, expand their computer literacy and continue to develop research and study skills.  In addition, students will be expected to improve their oral communications skills and will be required to give at least one formal speech presentation.  Concurrent registration in EN38 - English Language Development for Speakers of Other Languages or a Reading course is recommended.  (May be repeated for credit)  (Classes offered in the Structured English Immersion Program)
Prerequisites:  Teacher and/or ESL Coordinator approval
Homework:  Yes
Degree of Difficulty:  Average
Grade Level:  9, 10, 11, 12 - Level 4