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Offered: Grade 9, 10, 11, 12
Credit: 1.0
Length: Year
Prerequisite: Limited English Proficiency , Non-English Speakers (NES) or (BEG), Limited English Speakers (LES) or (LIN)
Type of Credit: Reading

The purpose of this course is to enable students who are native speakers of languages other than English to develop proficient listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills in the English language. Emphasis will be on acquisition of integrated English communication skills in a wide range of activities and content areas. The content should include, but not be limited to the following: vocabulary for formal and informal conversation; reading and writing skills; integrated communication skills for school and work; participation in communicative and reflective use of the English language in a wide range of activities; using reading and writing as communicative tools to reflect the connection between oral and written language; practice using skills and strategies in order to support the process of language acquisition and the learning of concepts; exposure to and practice in applying academic language; practice applying study skills and learning strategies in all subject areas to accomplish meaningful tasks. THIS IS A 90 MINUTE COURSE.