English as a Language

The English as a Second Language Department offers a curriculum structured to meet the needs of those international students with limited English proficiency. Current linguistic, psychological and educational research offers insight into the process of learning additional languages and the pedagogy that supports second language learning. Language learning takes place in the community and in classrooms. In the school setting several general principles underlie successful language teaching and learning for all students.  

Core Curriculum

Course

Semester

Grade

Title

EL120 & 121

Fall & Spring

9,10,11,12,PG

EL Emerging: Integrated Skills

EL122 & 123

Fall & Spring

9,10,11,12,PG

EL Emerging: Speaking & Listening

EL124 & 125

Fall & Spring

9,10,11,12,PG

EL Emerging: Creative Thinking

EL 220 & 221

Fall & Spring

9,10,11,12,PG

EL Developing: Integrated Skills

EL225 & 226

Fall & Spring

9,10,11,12,PG

EL Developing: Life Science

EL320 & 321

Fall & Spring

9,10,11,12,PG

EL Advanced: Integrated Skills

EL324 & 325

Fall & Spring

9,10,11,12,PG

EL Advanced: History & Government

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