Vocational English as a Second Language
OBJECTIVES: To develop Vocational English as a Second Language (VESL) skills for those students having existing knowledge, training, and/or skills; To develop English language proficiency in listening, reading, writing, speaking,(conversation) and grammar at the beginning, low intermediate, high intermediate and advanced levels; to develop an awareness and understanding of the various cultural aspects of the United States as well as health and safety standards; to enhance career opportunities by removing the English language barrier, allowing graduates to utilize existing vocational and/or professional knowledge or skills; and to develop employment-seeking skills necessary to successfully compete in the employment market using existing knowledge, training and/or skills.
Applicants for the VESL program must meet the institutional admissions requirements. In addition, applicants for the VESL program must also demonstrate that they possess job skills, prior to being admitted, by providing documentation of credentials such as job experience, test scores, or verification of skill competency by a third party. VESL Program applicants must also complete a VESL Qualification Profile.
|English Language Skills: Basic||ESL110||130||20||30||8.00|
|English Language Skills: Intro||ESL120||130||20||30||8.00|
|English Language Skills: Funds||ESL130||130||20||30||8.00|
|Concepts of English: Essentials||ESL140||130||20||36||8.00|
|English Connections: Topics||ESL150||130||20||37||8.00|
|English connections: Studies||ESL160||130||20||37||8.00|