ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE (E.S.L)

The ESL program provides students, prospective employers, and others with documented evidence of persistence and academic accomplishment in ESL. Each course must be completed with a “P” (Pass) grade. Students will be in classroom settings, and each program will require class textbooks to be used.   Each course will provide apt methods of instruction. Those may range from Power point presentations, whiteboards, and/or handouts depending on the discretion of the Instructor or Professor.

Upon completion of this certificate, students will be able to:

  • Demonstrate comprehension of an ability to read critically a variety of genres of authentic texts.

  • Demonstrate ability to write expository essays and academic summaries

  • Demonstrate ability to use various grammatical structures to establish sequence and coherence

  • Speak with increasing confidence, fluency, and control in formal and informal oral communication

  • Recognize and correct pronunciation and speech problems that impede successful communication

 

OFFERING COURSES

 

ESL 111 – Beginning Level 1      (160 hours, 8 weeks)

The objective of this course is to provide an introductory understanding of English. It primarily focuses on basic grammar acquisition, vocabulary building, pronunciation and spelling, and strengthening listening comprehension.

 

ESL 112 – Beginning Level 2      (160 hours, 8 weeks)

Continuation of introductory level of English. Focus on basic grammar structure and simple verb tenses, writing short descriptive sentences and questions. Confidence building in using English for simple everyday situations in speaking and listening. Basic vocabulary building, spelling patterns, and reading comprehension.

 

ESL 121 – Intermediate Level 1      (160 hours, 8 weeks)

This course introduces students to more complex aspects of English grammar, such as expressing future time in varied ways, ability, making use of possessives, comparisons, and expressing ideas with modal verbs. All grammatical topics are introduced by way of a holistic, communicative approach which includes listening tasks, oral production, realistic writing tasks, and reading comprehension.

 

ESL 122 – Intermediate Level 2      (160 hours, 8 weeks)

Continuation of intermediate level of English. At this level, the goal is to prepare students to deal effectively in spontaneous communication situations. Idioms are taught with more focus. Reading texts focus on more specific, academic topics. Grammar structures are dealt with in a more comparative way. All grammatical topics are introduced by way of a holistic, communicative approach with includes listening tasks, oral production, realistic writing tasks and reading comprehension.

 

ESL 131 – Advanced Level 1      (160 hours, 8 weeks)

This course prepares the student as they approach college-level English skills. Fluency-based exercises improve students’ confidence in comprehending and speaking English. Students may engage in controversial class discussions and conversations and texts work to further understanding of American slang and idioms.

 

ESL132 – Advanced Level 2      (160 hours, 8 weeks)

Continuation of advanced level of English. Advanced reading skills and strategies, with authentic reading texts of a variety of genres used to support written composition work. Practice in writing summaries, expository essays and essay tests. Advanced level vocabulary and grammar study. Language skills integrated on the basis of academic tasks and content.

English as

Second Language

ACADEMICS TOPICS

DEGREE PROGRAMS

English as

Second

Language

Bachelor

of Arts

in Religion

Master

of Arts

in Religion

Master

of

Divinity

Doctor

of

Ministry

OUR MISSION

Haven University exists to bring glory to God through excellence in theological and in business leadership education. An education centered on Christ, faithful to the Scriptures, and rooted in the historical-theological tradition, with the aim of equipping Christian leaders advancing the kingdom of God throughout the world.

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