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English as a Second Language:
RVCC offers all levels of English as a Second Language instruction from basic English to advanced grammar and accent reduction.
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Courses in ESL
These courses are offered as beginning, non-academic ESL classes. For these basic courses, students do not have to take a placement test at the RVCC Main Campus Testing Center in Branchburg. You need only register for the course of your choice.
Please read the descriptions below before registering. If you need assistance, please email Brenda Fisher firstname.lastname@example.org or Ruth Beatty email@example.com or call 908-218-8871.
-ESL LEVEL I-Part A -Introduction to English Language Studies is the first in a two-part program (A&B) series of ESL courses designed to prepare students with limited experience for further studies of the English language at the college level. Grammar, reading, writing, speaking and listening are taught as integrated skills of equal importance. Basic pronunciation and vocabulary are introduced. Students study basic grammar structures and learn to write basic sentences and simple narrative paragraphs. Computer software technology and internet assignments are required for this course.
-ESL LEVEL I-Part B -Continuation of Level 1- Part A Students increase grammar awareness with simple past, past continuous and future tenses and irregular verbs. Students begin to become familiar with writing longer sentences and using broader vocabulary. Essay writing and speaking styles are regular classroom activities.
-ESL LEVEL II-Part A -Introduction to English Language Studies Level II is the next level of ESL courses designed to prepare students with limited experience for further study of the English language at the college level. Grammar, reading, writing, speaking and listening are taught as integrated skills of equal importance. Basic pronunciation and vocabulary are expanded. Students continue study of basic grammar structures; write simple narrative and non-narrative descriptive paragraphs. Computer software technology and internet assignments are required for this course.
-ESL LEVEL II-Part B -This course is a continuation of Level II-A. Students continue to study proper nouns, capitalizing, punctuation and proper writing conventions. Prerequisite Level II-A or equivalent proficiency. English conversation is encouraged in this course. Textbook included.
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Registration for these classes can be done at RVCC @ Bridgewater,
14 Vogt Dr, Bridgewater, NJ 08807 between the Bridgewater Library and Somerset County
Vocational & Technical High School.
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