Levels of Noncredit ESL
All levels of ESL teach vocabulary and grammar using all skills:
ESLN 10A Literacy
Level 20 – 25
The following additional classes are open to all students including level 10 who have completed at least one semester of ESL:
Pronunciation and Listening Speaking Classes:
This course will provide Non-Credit ESL students from ESLN 020-040 with practice in (and more knowledge of) English pronunciation. The
ESLN 20 L/S--High Beginning Listening and Speaking
This is a beginning (Level 10/15) and high beginning (Level 20/25) noncredit ESL course with emphasis in listening and speaking skills and
ESLN 40 L/S--Low Intermediate Listening and Speaking
This is a College ESL Preparation Course in speaking and listening skills recommended for ESL students who have tested into Noncredit ESL
Vocational ESL Classes (funded by a grant from the Marin Community Foundation)
The following additional classes are open to all students
English for Hotel and Restaurant Workers
This course will emphasize English language skills to communicate clearly with customers and colleagues in the hotel and restaurant business. Level 30 and up.
English for Childcare Workers A
This course will focus on developing language skills for anyone working with children – parents, babysitters, au pairs, and childcare workers. Topics covered: childcare settings, language development in children, social interaction, communication with parents and co-workers, and safety. Level 20 and up.
English for Childcare Workers B
This course will focus on developing language skills for anyone working with children – parents, babysitters, au pairs, and childcare workers. Topics covered: role of childcare givers, communicating with children, conflict resolution, discipline strategies, communicating with parents and co-workers, vocabulary for safety, and preventing and responding to accidents. Level 20 and up.
ESLV 012: ESL for Employment - Reading and Writing Emphasis
This course is designed for those interested in finding and retaining employment. The focus will be on developing the language skills necessary to identify a job and pursue the written application process. Assignments include completing a master application, an online application, writing a resume and list of references, a cover letter, and thank-you note.
ESLV 014: ESL for Employment - Listening/Speaking Emphasis
This course is designed for those interested in finding and retaining employment. The focus will be on developing the language skills necessary to find work. Emphasis will be on the oral and listening skills required to interact effectively in identifying a job, participate in an oral interview, and accept employment.
ESLN 008: Beginning Citizenship
This course is intended to introduce low-level ESL students to vocabulary and content required pass the USCIS Naturalization Test. It will
ESLN 009: Intermediate Citizenship
This course is intended to prepare intermediate ESL students to pass the USCIS Naturalization Test. It will cover the application process, civics