ENGLISH LANGUAGE LEARNING (ELL)

Due to CCM's closure in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, all placement testing for Spring 2020 has been cancelled.

Students at every level can still sign up for a class.  All current students should follow their instructor’s recommendation for their next class registration. NEW STUDENTS MUST BEGIN IN A PART 1 CLASS.  NEW STUDENTS РREGISTER FOR THE PART 1 LEVEL YOU BELIEVE BEST MATCHES YOUR ABILITY AND COMFORT. Please see course descriptions below.

LATE SPRING 2020 – MORNING CLASSES – All classes 9:30-11:30 a.m.

M/W classes run 4/20 through 6/29;  T/Th classes run 4/21 through 6/25

All classes $299

Level- Early Beginner – Book 1

28826. Part 1. Days: M/W   Instructor: Mach

28827. Part 2. Days: M/W   Instructor: Sferra

28828. Part 2. Days: T/Th   Instructor: Bahner

28829. Part 3. Days: M/W   Instructor: Bahner

28830. Part 3. Days: T/Th   Instructor: Sferra

Level- Beginner – Book 2

28831. Part 1. Days: T/Th   Instructor: Martino

28832. Part 2. Days: M/W   Instructor: Taylor

28833. Part 3. Days: T/Th   Instructor: Mach

Level- Intermediate- Book 3

28834. Part 1. Days: T/Th   Instructor: Ferreira

28835. Part 2. Days: T/Th   Instructor: Pravec

28836. Part 3. Days: M/W   Instructor: Pravec

Level- Advanced- Book 4

28837.   Days: M/W   Instructor: Ferreira

LATE SPRING 2020 – EVENING CLASSES – All classes 6-8 p.m.

M/W classes run 4/20 through 6/29;  T/Th classes run 4/21 through 6/25

All classes $299

Level- Early Beginner – Book 1

28838. Part 1. Days: M/W   Instructor: Sferra

28839. Part 2. Days: M/W   Instructor: Bahner

28840. Part 2. Days: T/Th   Instructor: Gordon

28842. Part 3. Days: T/Th   Instructor: Bahner

Level- Beginner – Book 2

28843. Part 1. Days: M/W   Instructor: Martino

28844. Part 2. Days: T/Th   Instructor: Bowman

28845. Part 3. Days: T/Th   Instructor: Publik

Level- Intermediate- Book 3

28846. Part 1. Days: M/W   Instructor: Castriotta

28847. Part 2. Days: T/Th   Instructor: Puizina

28848. Part 3. Days: M/W   Instructor: Taylor

Level- Advanced- Book 4

28849.  Days: T/Th   Instructor: Sferra

CCM‚Äôs English Language Learning (ELL) program provides English language instruction for limited English proficient adults to increase their ability to communicate in English. The content is compatible with principles of language acquisition for adult learners of English and includes skills useful in the workplace, life and academics. The goal of ELL is to improve a student’s knowledge and comfort level with English communication.

 

Early Beginner, Beginner and Intermediate levels are made up of three units (Part 1, Part 2, Part 3) that allow the learner to logically progress and build upon new knowledge. Students remain in a class level for several sessions to assure mastery of all of the concepts and content that will successfully transition the student to the next level. There is one book specific to each class level and students will work through the book. Advanced level students will improve English language mastery, using skills that are critical to the workplace or future academic studies. The ELL program at CCM has something for everyone whose first language is not English. A student’s ability, confidence and success will grow with each level of learning.

 

Skills are integrated into reading, writing, speaking and listening formats. Progress through levels is measured by an approved standardized test or documentation of attainment of competencies. The CCM ELL program course curriculum conforms to the federally defined Workforce Development ESL levels, and certificates are available in Early Beginner, Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced Level and TOEFL.

 

The CCM ELL program includes an online learning component called MyEnglishLab. MyEnglishLab provides practice exercises and language learning tasks that students either complete in the CCM Computer Lab or at home. All practice activities taken from the MyEnglishLab are coordinated with each book.

This level is for non-native speakers with very limited English language skills. This class will explore all aspects of the English language, focusing mainly on grammar through group and class discussion, online exercises and vocabulary. Emphasis is on practical everyday English and communication skills. Students will gain the baseline proficiency needed to advance to a Beginner level. ENS-213.

This level is for non-native speakers, who are more proficient with English language skills than Early Beginner. It is the next level for individuals who have completed the CCM Early Beginner series. In this course, students will continue to improve their English skills as they explore all aspects of the English language, focusing mainly on grammar and vocabulary through group and class discussion and online exercises. Emphasis is on practical everyday English and communication skills. ENS-226.

This level focuses on English skills necessary to communicate effectively on health and nutrition topics, understand U.S. concepts of time and money, access transportation and travel, understand safety and security issues and comprehend consumer education issues. ENS-215.

This level focuses on the English skills necessary to listen, speak, read and write effectively in the workplace or for academics, to apply standard grammar structures and develop and improve pronunciation skills. ENS-214.

This course familiarizes students with the format and content of the TOEFL test. Prepare for this exam through practice tests, grammar review, listening comprehension exercises, vocabulary review, reading and writing practice. Note: this class is NOT offered every semester. ENS-255.

Questions about English classes? wfd@ccm.edu or 973-328-5187