Mt.

San Antonio College English as a Second Language Fall Semester – 2009 August 24 – December 11 *********************************************************************** Class: Pre-level 1 Time: Monday – Friday 8 – 11:30 a.m. Location: Building 31A – 2 Instructor: Andrea Sunnaa E-mail: asunnaa@mtsac.edu

Voice Mail: (909) 594-5611 Ext. 3119 *********************************************************************** Textbooks and Materials ✔ English In Action 1 by Barbara H. Foley & Elizabeth R. Neblett ✔ English In Action 1 Workbook ✔ Notebook and/or 3 ring binder ✔ Pencils (#2) or pens (blue or black ink) Student Behavior ✔ Attend class every day. Please inform the teacher if you are going be absent, late or have to leaveearly. Remember! The allowed absences for this class are 33 hours. If you miss more than 33 hours, you will be automatically dropped from this class and lose your priority registration. ✔ Always be considerate to others people while in class. ✔ Do your homework. ✔ Always keep our classroom clean. ✔ Turn off cell phones while in class. VERY IMPORTANT! How do I pass this class? Pass: 69% to 100% No Pass: 68% or less 690-1050 Points 689 Points or less Final: 100 pts.

Chapter Quizzes: 700 pts. Midterm: 100 pts. Two Projects: 100 pts. (50 points each)

Student Learning Outcomes: • You will be able to describe the services offered at the DMV as well as be able to identify roadside signs and traffic signals. Passing will be 11 out of 21. • You will be able to show your listening ability by correctly answering at least 12 out of 20 listening comprehension questions. Mission The mission of Mt. San Antonio College is to welcome all students and to support them in achieving their personal, educational, and career goals in an environment of academic excellence. Continuing Education commits to providing educational opportunities for students from diverse backgrounds who are seeking selfimprovement, enhanced earning power, increased literacy skills and access to higher education and employment. We will prepare all ESL students to be: 1. Effective Communicators who ▪ Acquire reading and listening skills ▪ Speak and write to be understood ▪ Work productively as part of a team ▪ Use technology to express ideas 2. Critical Thinkers who ▪ Gather, organize, and analyze information from a variety of sources ▪ Form and express a logical opinion or conclusion ▪ Demonstrate problem-solving skills ▪ Apply knowledge to personal,

Vision Statement

Student Learning Goals

professional, or academic situations 3. Lifelong Learners who ▪ Apply strengths and improve weaknesses ▪ Learn and apply new information or skills ▪ Participate productively in the community 4. Self-Directed Individuals who ▪ Set goals, establish, and implement a plan of action ▪ Work independently ▪ Seek appropriate information and help Fall 2009 Class Schedule

Week

Dates

Topics
Unit 1 – Hello Unit 2 – The Classroom Unit #3 The Family Unit 4 Moving Day Unit 5 I’m Busy Unit 10 Clothing and Weather Unit 11 Food Unit 8 Money Unit 13 Applying For A Job

Quizzes
Quiz #1 Unit 1 Quiz #2 Unit 2 Quiz #3 Unit 3 Quiz #4 Unit 4 CASAS #1 Quiz #5 Unit 5 Quiz #6 Unit 10 Quiz #7 Unit 11 MIDTERM Quiz Unit #8 Quiz #9 Unit 13

Points

1 2 3 4

8/24 – 8/28 8/31 – 9/4 9/7 – 9/11 9/14 – 9/18

5 6 7 8

9/21 – 9/25 9/28 – 10/2 10/5 – 10/9 10/12 – 10/16

9

10/19 – 10/23

CASAS #2 Unit 9 Working At The Mall Unit 12 Finding An Apartment Begin EL Civics Study Unit 7 Downtown EL Civics Study DMV Transportation Unit 6 My City Unit 14 A Visit To The Doctor REVIEW WEEK PARTY Quiz #10 Unit 9 Quiz #11 Unit 12 Quiz #12 Unit 7 EL Civics Test Quiz #13 Unit 6 CASAS #3 Quiz #14 Unit 14 FINAL EXAM

10

10/26 – 10/30

11

11/2 – 11/6

12

11/9 – 11/13

13 14

11/16 – 11/20 11/23 – 11/27

15 16

11/30 – 12/4 12/7 – 12/11

Course Description: In this class you will spend most of your time listening and speaking English and some time reading and writing. You will learn English grammar basics, vocabulary, pronunciation, computer, and life skills. Course Objective: By the end of this course you will have learned enough vocabulary and grammar skills to be able to communicate with basic English phrases through speaking and writing. You will be able to recognize and respond to simple questions, give personal information, and ask simple questions of your own. Important Dates: August 28 - Friday Faculty Meeting

September 7-Monday September 11-Friday October 6-Tuesday October 14-Wednesday November 11-Wednesday November 26&27- Th.& Fri. December 9-Wednesday

Holiday (No School) Faculty Meeting Faculty Meeting Midterm Holiday (No School) Holiday (No School) Final Exam

Enjoy the Holidays!