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Printed on 6/6/2020

English Language Competency Foundations

20-863-6 Certificate (C) 15 Credits Not Financial Aid Eligible Locations*: Appleton, Oshkosh

*If general education courses are required, they may be available at multiple locations.

This program is perfect for English language learners who need basic skills in grammar, writing and listening and speaking. You'll receive personalized attention and support, the option to partake in cultural field trips, and the basics to communicate and interact with English speakers. After successful completion of this certificate, you will advance to the intermediate level.

COURSE LIST

Course list for reference only. Current students please refer to your individualized program plan or see your advisor.
**Outside effort hours are an estimate based on state standards, and may vary from person to person.

Course Title
Course
Number
Credits
Instructional
Hours
Outside Effort
Hours**
Prior Learning
Credit Eligibility
English Grammar Foundations
10-863-108
3Credit
54
108
N/A
54 hours in class and estimate 108 hours outside of class. Introduce foundation-level grammar concepts for the Beginner-Level ELL students. Students will learn to analyze and use grammatical structures of English. New students, prior to registration contact 920-735-2443 or learnenglish@fvtc.edu for an assessment to determine your proficiency in English.
English Listening & Speaking Foundations
10-863-114
3Credit
54
108
N/A
54 hours in class and estimate 108 hours outside of class. Provides comprehensive language training sequence focusing on developing communication, writing skills, and cultural awareness necessary for English language learners to prepare for college level technical programs. Listening and speaking skills as well as study skills will be emphasized. New students, prior to registration contact 920-735-2443 or learnenglish@fvtc.edu for an assessment to determine your proficiency in English.
American English Pronunciation
10-863-119
3Credit
54
108
N/A
54 hours in class and estimate 108 hours outside of class. Develop English pronunciation to make communication more comprehensible. Focus on vowel clarification, consonant reproduction, intonation, stress, blends, and reductions. In addition, students have the opportunity to acquire new vocabulary, practice presentation skills, and present monologues and dialogue. New students, prior to registration contact 920-735-2443 or learnenglish@fvtc.edu for an assessment to determine your proficiency in English.
English Reading Foundations
10-863-124
3Credit
54
108
N/A
54 hours in class and estimate 108 hours outside of class. Provides comprehensive language training focusing on developing communication, writing skills, and cultural awareness necessary for English language learners to prepare for college level technical programs. Reading and vocabulary skills as well as study skills will be emphasized. New students, prior to registration contact 920-735-2443 or learnenglish@fvtc.edu for an assessment to determine your proficiency in English.
English Writing Foundations
10-863-129
3Credit
54
108
N/A
54 hours in class and estimate 108 hours outside of class. Provides comprehensive language training focusing on developing writing skills, communication and cultural awareness necessary for English language learners to prepare for college level technical programs. Beginning writing and grammar as well as study skills will be emphasized. New students, prior to registration contact 920-735-2443 or learnenglish@fvtc.edu for an assessment to determine your proficiency in English.

Expected Competencies


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