ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE HIGH INT LEVEL (32.0108)
High Intermediate Level
This program is designed for students who have already acquired an intermediate ESL command. Its purpose is to provide students with opportunities to enlarge their vocabulary and manage more complex grammatical structures, as well as develop strategies for communication useful in more formal linguistic contexts which demand higher and more efficient language management. The program provides training in the four language skills: listening, speaking, reading and writing. The courses offered in this program have no assigned sequence; therefore, they can be taken in any order.
Prerequisite: ESL Intermediate.
GRADUATION REQUIREMENTS (A MINIMUM OF 18 CREDITS)
ESL 021English Structural Patterns – Part II4.5
ESL 022Public Speaking Techniques4.5
ESL 023Listening and Discussion for Advanced Students II4.5
ESL 024Composition for Social Use II4.5
ESL 025Idioms in Context4.5
ESL 026Reading and Speaking about Real – Life Stories4.5
1.The ESL student is assigned into a program on the basis of a placement test.
At the completion of an eight month program the student will be awarded a certificate of proficiency
according to the level achieved, Basic, Intermediate, or High Intermediate.
2.Students who complete the High Intermediate Level may be encouraged to a diagnostic test for entry
into a career program.
3. If you are going to apply for Title IV, please be advised that FNU may only admit students
who need instruction in English to be able to use the knowledge, training, or skills they
4. Upon completion of an Intermediate or High Intermediate program, graduates not able to find
employment and/or increase present work status, will be allowed to enroll in a career program after
a standard period of non-attendance.