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Course Descriptions

ESL Beginning Literacy

This course provides the ESL student with opportunities to develop in the areas of listening, speaking, reading and writing related to Consumer Economics, Health, Occupational Knowledge, Community Resources, and basic Government and Law. Students who enter this level cannot read or write in English.  They may have limited oral proficiency in English.  The course is open to students regardless of whether they are able to read and write in their primary language.

Course List Main Adult Basic Education Page

ESL Beginning Low

This course provides the ESL student with opportunities to develop in the areas of listening, speaking, reading and writing related to Consumer Economics, Health, Occupational Knowledge, Community Resources and Government and Law. Students enter this level with little or no ability to read or write in English; they function on a limited basis in situations requiring spoken English.

Course List Main Adult Basic Education Page

ESL Beginning High
This course provides the ESL student with opportunities to develop in the areas of listening, speaking, reading and writing related to vocabulary and idiomatic expressions. Students enter this level with limited ability to read and write English; they function in the use of English in a very limited way, speaking English in situations related to their immediate needs.
Course List Main Adult Basic Education Page

ESL Intermediate Low
This course provides the ESL student with opportunities to develop in the areas of listening, speaking, reading and writing related to Consumer Economics, Health, Occupational Knowledge, Community Resources and Government and Law. Students entering this level function satisfactorily in the use of English in basic survival situations related to their needs.
Course List Main Adult Basic Education Page

ESL Intermediate High

This course provides the ESL student with opportunities to develop in the areas of listening, speaking, reading and writing related to Consumer Economics, Health, Occupational Knowledge, Community Resources and Government and Law. Students enter this level with enough ability in the use of English to function independently in most familiar situations.

Course List Main Adult Basic Education Page

ESL Advanced

This course provides the ESL student with opportunities to develop in the areas of listening, speaking, reading and writing related to Consumer Economics, Health, Occupational Knowledge, Community Resources and Government and Law. Students enter this level with the ability in the English to function effectively in familiar and unfamiliar social situations and familiar work situations.

Course List Main Adult Basic Education Page

ESL Pronunciation

This course provides the ESL student with opportunities to strengthen and develop in the area of pronunciation. Students enter this level with limited ability to read and write English; they function in the use of English in a very limited way, speaking English in situations related to their immediate needs.

Course List Main Adult Basic Education Page

ESL Idioms

This course provides the ESL student with opportunities to develop in the areas of listening, speaking, reading and writing related to Consumer Economics, Health, Occupational Knowledge, Community Resources and Government and Law.. Students enter this level with limited ability to read and write English; they function in the use of English in a very limited way, speaking English in situations related to their immediate needs.

Course List Main Adult Basic Education Page

ESL Grammar 1

This course provides the ESL student with opportunities to further develop in the area of grammar.  This course will provide reinforcement in the use of the present and present progressive tense as well as the simple past.  An introduction will also be made of the present perfect tense.  Instruction will further cover basic sentence structure, the 8 parts of speech, and the application of grammar in simple sentences and basic paragraphs.  A reinforcement of levels 1 & 2 will also be provided so the student will be adequately prepared for level 3.

Course List Main Adult Basic Education Page

ESL Grammar 2

This course provides the ESL student with opportunities to build on what they’ve learned in Grammar 1. This course will provide reinforcement in the use of the progressive tense and will introduce the past and future perfect and all the future tenses as well as articles, prepositional phrases, and participial phrases, comma usage, and a review of punctuation.

Course List Main Adult Basic Education Page

Citizenship
The course covers an overview of United States history and the structure of federal, state, county, and city government.  It includes the responsibilities of citizens living under a democratic form of government. It also addresses the procedure for applying for naturalization and provides test taking practice in preparation for the INS approved Basic Skills Citizenship Examination.
Course List Main Adult Basic Education Page

TOEFL Prep

The TOEFL Prep based course emphasizing four areas of English language study: Listening comprehension; reading comprehension & vocabulary; oral expression; written expression.

Course List Main Adult Basic Education Page

Course Title:
Basic Math

Basic Math, a semester course, includes many of these topics:  Number sense; operations of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division with whole numbers, fractions and decimals; ratio and percent; place value; rounding and estimating; comparing numbers; prime numbers; prime and composite numbers; multiples; factoring whole numbers; exponents. Problem solving with real-life situations provides a context for various topics.  The course introduces students to basic terms and problems involving simple geometric concepts, graphing and measurement. Qualification for this class is by placement test; please contact school counselor Sam Kane at SamK@ConejoAdultEd.org or at 818-203-0826.

Course List Main Adult Basic Education Page

HSE / HiSET Prep Math

HSE Prep Math, a semester course, focuses on some of the topics included on the HiSET Test, and our Bridge Pre-Algebra course continues with HiSET subject matter, as well as other topics: Review of basic skills; exponents and square roots; order of operations; proportions; fraction-decimal-percent conversion; perimeter and area of common polygons; circumference and area of circles;  volume of solids; mean, median, mode; interpreting tables, charts and graphs; using number lines; integers and algebraic expressions; linear and quadratic equations; inequalities; graphing linear equations; applying formulas; converting measurements; special triangles; using proportion in geometry; one- and multi-step word problems.   Test-taking strategies is infused throughout the curriculum.  Calculator use included. Above listed topics subject to change. Qualification for this class is by placement test; please contact school counselor Sam Kane at Sam Kane at SamK@ConejoAdultEd.org or at 818-203-0826

Course List Main Adult Basic Education Page

 
For more information regarding Adult Basic Education, ESL, HSE/HiSET Prep or Bridge, call coordinator Bette Empol, 805-497-2761 x1101.
For info on math classes, phone counselor Sam Kane, 818-203-0826.
 
Fall 2017 Registration

ESL, HSE, Bridge & all other classes are closed
for the Fall 2017 semester.

Spring 2018 Registration
Registration for Spring 2018 semester will take place
Jan. 8 - 11, 2018.
Program Dates

Please inquire about no-school dates.

Classes are in session
Aug 14, 2017 - Dec 15, 2017.
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For more information, please call 805-497-2761 ext. 1101 or 1102, or e-mail Bette Empol at BetteE@ConejoAdultEd.org
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