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Main Office: (213) 427-5547
            Fax: (213) 427-5549 

admissions@adamscollege.edu

3700 Wilshire Blvd. Suite 985

Los Angeles, CA 90010

M-F 8:30 - 5:30

ESL Beginning

M - F 9:00 a.m. - 12:36 p.m

 

The objective of the ESL Beginning Reading, Vocabulary, Grammar (RVG) course is to develop fundamental reading, writing, vocabulary, and grammar skills. This course will introduce students to reading comprehension exercises and develop basic writing skills. This course is also intended to increase student vocabulary and develop recognition of grammar structures. This course will introduce and develop student abilities to demonstrate beginning ESL skills necessary for progression through the ESL program at ACE.

 

The objective of the ESL Beginning Listening, Speaking, Conversation (LSC) course is to develop and employ fundamental listening, speaking, pronunciation skills for enhancing and demonstrating communicative abilities in English. This course is designed for students to interact with various topics, using expressions, vocabulary, pronunciation techniques, and proper grammar in speaking as well as developing the ability to listen for information.

ESL Intermediate I

M - F 9:00 a.m. - 12:36 p.m.


The objective of the ESL Intermediate I Reading, Vocabulary, Grammar (RVG) course is to utilize and employ reading comprehension activities, build vocabulary foundations, and practice developing proper use of grammar. This course will build a foundation for student abilities to demonstrate and confidently comprehend reading passages, write a variety of
sentences applying proper grammar, expand student vocabulary, and develop reading, vocabulary, grammar, and pronunciation skills.
 
The objective of the ESL Intermediate I (LSC) course is to utilize listening exercises, speaking activities, pronunciation techniques, and grammar functions to enhance, develop, and demonstrate student abilities to communicate effectively in English by participating and engaging is listening recognition exercises and activities, instruction and demonstration of using expressions and grammar in conversations, and pronunciation skills for more fluent, accurate use of the language skills set forth in the curriculum objectives.

ESL Intermediate II

M - F 9:00 a.m. - 12:36 p.m.


The objective of the ESL Intermediate II Reading, Vocabulary, Grammar (RVG) course is to develop and build learners’ abilities of reading comprehension skills, enhance and develop abilities and confidence in writing complete sentences, using proper grammar, and ability to comprehend intermediate reading passages. Students will develop the confidence to apply reading, vocabulary, and grammar skills into their everyday lives and communicative abilities.
 
The objective of the ESL Intermediate I (LSC) course is to utilize and employ activities and exercises to develop and enhance daily speaking and conversational practice while improving fluency utilizing listening and speaking strategies that employ use of expressions, grammar, pronunciation, and expression of opinions and ideas with the goal of developing student confidence and abilities to communicate effectively in English using the functions covered in the course lessons.

ESL Advanced I

M - F 9:00 a.m. - 12:36 p.m

 

The objective of the ESL Beginning Reading, Vocabulary, Grammar (RVG) course is to develop fundamental reading, writing, vocabulary, and grammar skills. This course will introduce students to reading comprehension exercises and develop basic writing skills. This course is also intended to increase student vocabulary and develop recognition of grammar structures. This course will introduce and develop student abilities to demonstrate beginning ESL skills necessary for progression through the ESL program at ACE.

 

The objective of the ESL Beginning Listening, Speaking, Conversation (LSC) course is to develop and employ fundamental listening, speaking, pronunciation skills for enhancing and demonstrating communicative abilities in English. This course is designed for students to interact with various topics, using expressions, vocabulary, pronunciation techniques, and proper grammar in speaking as well as developing the ability to listen for information.

ESL Advanced II

M - F 9:00 a.m. - 12:36 p.m.


The objective of the ESL Advanced II Reading, Vocabulary, Grammar (RVG) course is to utilize and employ student knowledge, skills, and development of reading abilities, writing skills, and use of grammar functions at an upper advanced level with emphasis on perfecting writing skills, use of grammar, vocabulary, and writing styles to demonstrate advanced abilities.
 
The objective of the ESL Advanced II Listening, Speaking, Conversation (LSC) course is to utilize and employ student abilities to listen for detailed information, speak and elaborate on topics with a perfected ability using speech patterns, expressions, grammar, and opinionated expressions. The advanced course will allow students to build confidence and focus on perfecting and further developing communicative skills to be used outside of the classroom.

TOEFL iBT Test Preparation

M - F 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.


The objective of the TOEFL iBT Test Preparation course is to prepare students to take the practice TOEFL iBT tests and eventually the official TOEFL iBT test for admission or transfer to an accredited college, which requires students to provide a TOEFL test score that meets the particular requirements for enrollment in that educational institution. This test preparation course introduces, develops, enhances, and demonstrates the reading, writing, listening, and speaking portions of the TOEFL iBT test. Students take practice tests throughout the course to prepare for the linguistic skills of the TOEFL iBT test. This course provides students with the confidence and linguistic functions required to achieve satisfactory scores on the TOEFL iBT test.

ESL Conversation Intermediate

M - F 1:10 p.m. - 5:10 p.m.
Tu , Thu 8:30 a.m. - 5:10 p.m., Fri 1:10 - 5:10 p.m.


The objective of the ESL Conversation Intermediate Conversation Management and Accent Reduction (CMAR) course is for students to be able to demonstrate communicative abilities through accent reduction principles, and communicative strategies of expressing ideas, opinions, and facts based on topics covered throughout the curriculum.
 
The objective of the ESL Conversation Intermediate Idioms course is for students to be able to use idioms and informal expressions in English conversation. Through classroom instruction, the objective is for students to be able to confidently recognize, practice, and demonstrate a competent use of idioms and informal speech into English conversations on a daily basis.
 
The objective of the ESL Conversation Intermediate Listening & Speaking course is to develop and build confidence in student listening, speaking, and conversational abilities. This course is designed to elicit conversational dialogues on various topics and enhance listening comprehension abilities, while expressing ideas, opinions and connecting personal experiences to topics covered in the curriculum.

ESL Conversation Advanced

M - F 1:10 p.m. - 5:10 p.m.
M , W 8:30 a.m. - 5:10 p.m., Fri 8:30 - 12:30 p.m.


The objective of the ESL Conversation Advanced Conversation Management and Accent Reduction (CMAR) course is for students to be able to demonstrate communicative abilities through accent reduction principles, and communicative strategies of expressing ideas, opinions, and facts based on topics covered throughout the curriculum at an advanced fluency level where students are able to freely use expressions related to various subject matter and demonstrate accent reduction fluency covered in the course curriculum.
 
The objective of the ESL Conversation Advanced Idioms course is for students to be able to use idioms and informal expressions in English conversation at a level of fluency in which idioms can be used in a variety of situations and students are able to express and demonstrate idioms in conversation and conversation practice. Through classroom instruction, the objective is for students to be able to accurately recognize, practice, and demonstrate a competent use of idioms and informal speech into English conversations on a daily basis.
 
The objective of the ESL Conversation Advanced Discussion course is to develop and build confidence and demonstrate and advanced level of fluency in comparison to intermediate levels of accuracy and fluency in student listening, speaking, and conversational abilities. This course is designed to elicit conversational dialogues on various topics and enhance listening comprehension abilities, while expressing ideas, opinions fluently and connecting personal experiences to topics covered in the curriculum.

Combination Programs

Options #1, #2, #3, #4, #5, #6 available!


Option #1
9:00 a.m. - 2:26 p.m.


ESL Intermediate I or II (morning) +
ESL Conversation Intermediate Conversation Management and Accent Reduction (afternoon)
 

Option #2 
9:00 a.m. - 2:26 p.m.


ESL Advanced I or II (morning) +
ESL Conversation Advanced Conversation Management and Accent Reduction (afternoon)

 

Option #3
9:00 a.m. - 3:50 p.m.

ESL Intermediate I or II (morning) +
ESL Conversation Intermediate Conversation Management and Accent Reduction + Idioms (afternoon)
 
Option #4 

9:00 a.m. - 3:50 p.m.

ESL Advanced I or II (morning) +
ESL Conversation Advanced Conversation Management and Accent Reduction + Idioms (afternoon)
 
Option #5

9:00 a.m. - 5:10 p.m.

ESL Intermediate I or II (morning) +
ESL Conversation Intermediate Conversation Management and Accent Reduction + Idioms + Listening and Speaking (afternoon)
 
Option #6 

9:00 a.m. - 5:10 p.m.

ESL Advanced I or II (morning) +
ESL Conversation Advanced Conversation Management and Accent Reduction + Idioms + Discussion (afternoon)

 

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