Course Detail
Course Components:
Content-based ESL course focusing on integrating language, content, and learning strategies in the acquisition of academic English. Uses content in American history and civilization as the basis for developing academic language skills. The course will provide opportunities for students to be exposed to topics in history in a variety of ways - working with introductory text and materials in history, attending History 1700 lectures, viewing video tapes of actual lectures in History 1700, listening to guest speakers on topics in history, viewing lectures and listening to audio tapes on topics in history from commercially available materials, participating in discussions on topics in history with their classroom peers and ESL instructor, and completing written assignments in response to the text.