EN05, EN85 Pre-Emergent-English Language Development-ELD (ESL) & Lab

1.0 Credit
this course teaches the most elementary aspects of the English language.  Students will learn the alphabet and rules of phonics, punctuation, basic grammar structure (including parts of speech and noun-verb agreement), and high frequency vocabulary words.  Students will practice Basic English skills in listening, speaking, reading and writing.  Students will listed to, understand and follow classroom directions and teacher explanations.  They will speak about personal needs and feelings, home, school and other topics using basic vocabulary.  They will read and write in English, first in sentences, then paragraphs and finally in simple narrativees.  (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 1