Language Institute ... Basic English Courses
Basic English 1 – 9. These courses are designed to improve the English language and literacy skills of students. A placement test is needed to determine in which level a student should begin. In each course, students will work on the reading, writing, vocabulary, listening and speaking skills appropriate to that level. A passing score is needed to progress to the next course level.
Course Number Starting English level
Basic English 1 LILNG–0101 Beginning literacy & low-beginning ESL
Basic English 2 LILNG–0102 Low beginning ESL
Basic English 3 LILNG–0103 High-beginning ESL
Basic English 4 LILNG–0104 Low-intermediate ESL
Basic English 5 LILNG–0105 Low-intermediate ESL
Basic English 6 LILNG–0106 Intermediate ESL
Basic English 7 LILNG–0107 Intermediate ESL
Basic English 8 LILNG–0108 High-intermediate ESL
Basic English 9 LILNG–0109 High-intermediate ESL
Basic Communication 1 (LIBSC–0100). This course focuses on oral communication for students and emphasizes basic pronunciation and conversation.
Basic Communication 2 (LIBSC–0150). This course is designed for those students who need further development of their speaking and listening skills.
Reading Skills 1 (LILNG–0120). This course is designed to help students read with greater comprehension, retention and speed; they will also improve their passive and active vocabulary skills.
Basic English for Healthcare (LILNG–0125). In this course, students, who are interested in working in the healthcare professions can learn English grammar and vocabulary related to this important field of work.
Basic English for Business (LILNG–0130). This course is designed to provide students with some of the language and culture skills needed in the American workplace. Vocabulary will focus on common employment topics, and writing practice will include a resume and cover letter.
Computer Fundamentals (LICPT–0101). In this course, students who are unfamiliar with computers can learn the basics of using a computer, including using a word processor, saving and printing documents, entering data on a spreadsheet, using e-mail and finding information on the Internet.