The New Peralta ESL Curriculum

Report
English as a
Second Language
Program
3 Core Skill Areas, 4 Levels
BCC: High Int and Adv Only
Grammar
(4 Units)
Listening &
Speaking
High
Beginning
Intermediate
High
Intermediate
Advanced
284A/B
215A/B
216A/B
217A/B
283A/B
232A/B
233A/B
50A/B
285A/B
222A/B
223A/B
52A/B
(4 Units)
Reading &
Writing
(6 Units)
6 skill strands
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Critical Thinking
Information Literacy
Intercultural Communication/U.S. Culture
US Academic/Classroom Culture
Sentence Level Accuracy
Comprehension and Production
4-8 level A/B system for flexible
acceleration
Student Advancing Fast
1A
1B
2A
2B
3A
4A
3B
4B
Student Advancing Slower
1A
1B
2A
2B
3A
4A
3B
4B
Student Adjusting to Progress
1A
1B
2A
2B
3A
4A
3B
4B
Example: 3 students toward the end of
High Intermediate A
Got it! Ready
to move
ahead!
I worked hard and
even got a C+, but
I can’t really
perform all of the
SLOs.
Wow! That was
too hard! I got
a D or an F.
Advanced A
High
Intermediate B
High Intermediate A

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