English for Language Learners (ELL) College Credit Courses

​College Prep Courses
Note: College preparatory courses cannot be used to fulfill degree requirements.

ELL 098
READING & COMMUNICATION FLUENCY
This course introduces and supports reading and communication fluency for high-intermediate English language learners. Decoding and comprehension strategies are developed through the use of annotating, vocabulary work and guided reading activities. Group discussion and presentation skills are introduced and practiced. Pronunciation development and practice of segments and suprasegments are introduced through guided pre-college level ​reading and listening materials, including articles, journals, and nonfiction texts.

ELL 099
GRAMMAR & WRITING FLUENCY
This course introduces and applies English grammar in sentence and paragraph writing for high-intermediate English language learners. It teaches sentences and paragraph structures using a step-by-step approach with integrated grammar and writing practices. Students are guided through English grammar rules and functions as well as the writing process to produce well-organized and adequately developed sentences and paragraphs. Students will also be introduced to essay writing.

​Academic Courses
Note: College courses may be used to fulfill elective credit requirement.

ELL 108
READING & COMMUNICATION ACCURACY
This course supports the mastery of academic reading and communication skills for advanced English language learners. Comprehension of textbook material, scholarly articles, and online scholarly publications are supported. Mastery of speed reading and comprehension strategies are emphasized through the use of annotating, vocabulary work and guided reading activities. Group discussion and presentation skills are evaluated and students will be exposed to academic lecture series. Suprasegments are analyzed through guided college level reading and listening materials​

ELL 109
GRAMMAR & WRITING ACCURACY 
This course supports the accuracy of English grammar in paragraph and essay writing for advanced English language learners. It reviews paragraph structures and teaches essay-writing using a step-by-step approach with integrated grammar and writing practices. Students are guided through English grammar rules and functions as well as the writing process to produce well-organized paragraphs and essays. Students will also be introduced to based-on-research writing.

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