There are 2 levels of Beginning Classes (Beginning 1 and Beginning 2).
ESL 320: Beginning Multiskills I
A low-beginning course in English for non-native speakers. Emphasis is on speaking, listening, reading, writing, grammar, and vocabulary.
ESL 321: Beginning Multiskills II
A high-beginning course in English for non-native speakers. Emphasis is on listening, speaking, reading, writing, grammar, and vocabulary. Recommended Preparation: ESL 320
ESL 325: Beginning Reading and Writing
Designed for the non-native speaker of English focusing on beginning-level reading and writing skills. Emphasis in writing is on beginning-level sentence patterns, basic spelling, basic conventions of standard written English, and basic paragraph forms. Emphasis in reading is on literal comprehension. Expansion of vocabulary is emphasized. Recommended Preparation: ESL 320
ESL 322: Beginning Conversation
Initiates the ESL conversation series with emphasis on everyday conversation. Topics encompass basic oral/aural skills students need for survival.
ESL 323: Beginning Pronunciation
Designed to enable students to recognize and reproduce the sounds and intonation patterns of American English. Through intensive pronunciation drills, listening activities, free speaking, and reading of selected simpliﬁed passages, students develop conﬁdence in speaking situations.