DC 37 Education Fund Classes
English as a Second Language (ESL) at Hostos Community College
English as a Second Language Basic (Placement test required)
Designed for beginning level students with limited or no English language skills. Students will work on building basic competencies and developing “survival” communication skills. Instruction will use real-life situations related to students’ immediate needs and help students acquire basic vocabulary related to their day-to-day activities.
English as a Second Language Low Intermediate (Placement test required)
Designed for students with limited English language skills. Students will work on building oral communication skills by delivering simple presentations, practicing simple dialogues and engaging in face-to-face conversations. Instruction will also focus on developing reading and writing skills.
English as a Second Language High Intermediate (Placement test required)
Designed for students with basic English language skills. Students will learn how to write well-structured paragraphs.
English as a Second Language Advanced (Placement test required)
Designed for students who are proficient in the English language and wish to strengthen their skills in order to master basic language structures. Instruction will focus on improving pronunciation, building fluency and accuracy and introducing students to the basics of essay writing.
To qualify for enrollment in the program, testing is required to determine level.
For more information, please call (212) 815-1700.
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