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Course Description

This is a pre-ESL survival course that is designed for students with very limited reading/writing skills. The focus is on letter formation, sight-sound recognition and decoding skills. ADVISORY: Placement by the CASAS test.

Learning Outcomes

  • Recognize and form letters of the alphabet
  • Identify sounds of consonants and vowels
  • Decode simple words
  • Recognize simple, common vocabulary
  • Write simple sentences and questions

Last modified: November 25, 2014
Gavilan College Red Diamond 5055 Santa Teresa Boulevard Red Diamond Gilroy, CA 95020 Red Diamond (408) 848-4800