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138 Student Learning Outcomes

Beginning English II (DAS 138) Listening and Speaking

A student who successfully completes this course will be able to:

  • Complete basic dictation exercises.
  • Answer simple questions based on a short listening activity.
  • List basic information in short listening activity.
  • Identify order in basic English discourse.
  • Connect main ideas to supporting details.
  • Follow more complex oral explanations/directions.
  • Acquire basic vocabulary to participate in life-skills based conversations.
  • Spell key words at level.
  • State point of view.
  • Start, maintain, and end a conversation.
  • Use at-level* vocabulary on familiar/personal topics.
  • Use situationally appropriate grammar in the context of a short conversation.
  • Respond to questions in a comprehensible manner.
  • Produce consonant and vowel sounds.

 Beginning English II (DAS 138) Written Communication

A student who successfully completes this course will be able to:

  • Complete basic dictation exercises.
  • Answer simple questions based on a short listening activity.
  • List basic information in short listening activity.
  • Identify order in basic English discourse.
  • Connect main ideas to supporting details.
  • Follow more complex oral explanations/directions.
  • Acquire basic vocabulary to participate in life-skills based conversations.
  • Spell key words at level.
  • State point of view.
  • Start, maintain, and end a conversation.
  • Use at-level* vocabulary on familiar/personal topics.
  • Use situationally appropriate grammar in the context of a short conversation.
  • Respond to questions in a comprehensible manner.
  • Produce consonant and vowel sounds.

Beginning English II (DAS 138) Reading

A student who successfully completes this course will be able to:

  • Use previewing and predicting skills.
  • Identify the topic of a reading.
  • Identify the main idea of reading.
  • Identify the supporting details of a reading.
  • Identify the noun a pronoun refers to.
  • Identify the part of speech of a word (n, v, adj., adv.) and be able to choose the correct word form in a sentence.
  • Know and apply common prefixes and suffixes.
  • Identify the complete subject and verb of a sentence.
  • Answer comprehension questions.
  • Understand the first 900 most common English words.
  • Guess the meaning of new words from the context.
  • Learn frequent collocations and identify the meaning of the collocations.
  • Read verbs in simple and progressive past and present as well as the future. Recognize verb tenses: past, present, and future.

* “At-level” is described by the aggregate grammar and vocabulary in the Objectives and Student Learning Outcomes for the Beginning English II (DAS 138) curriculum.