ESL Noncredit (ABEN)

ABEN-600 0 Units Basic Education

3 hours lecture; 3 hours total

This basic skills course for adults will include foundation work and practice in listening, speaking, reading, writing, critical thinking and math. The class has an all inclusive format of individualized instruction and study group work for improvement and increased proficiency in adult basic skills. The course objective is to prepare students for continuing education, GED, college and future careers.

Not transferable

ABEN-650 0 Units GED Preparation

3 hours lecture; 3 hours total

This course will prepare individuals to successfully complete the high school equivalency examination. The course materials covered in this class will be math, social science, English, natural science and literature.

Not transferable

ABEN-651 0 Units High Sch Soc Scienc

6 hours lecture; 6 hours total

This course is designed as a part of the ADELANTE summer academic enrichment program for at-risk high school students. Offered by mutual agreement with the Napa Valley Unified School District, the curriculum duplicates existing courses offered by NVUSD, and, where possible, is taught by NVUSD staff instructors using NVUSD adopted materials. The students are pre-tested to determine their entry point into the curriculum sequence and are post-tested upon completion of the six week program to determine eligibility for high school credits earned. Documentation of units earned will be forwarded to the appropriate high school counselors. The curriculum is based upon a sequence of 4 social Science courses beginning with a grade of 9 survey of Western Civ and ending with grade 12 American Govt.

Not transferable

ABEN-652 0 Units High Sch Leadership

6 hours lecture; 6 hours total

This course is designed as a part of the ADELANTE summer academic enrichment program for at-risk high school students. Offered by mutual agreement with the Napa Valley Unified School District, the curriculum duplicates existing courses offered by NVUSD, and, where possible, is taught by NVUSD staff instructors using NVUSD adopted materials. The students are pre-tested to determine their entry point into the curriculum sequence and are post-tested upon completion of the six week program to determine eligibility for high school credits earned. Documentation of units earned will be forwarded to the appropriate high school counselors.

Not transferable

ABEN-653 0 Units High School E.S.L.

6 hours lecture; 6 hours total

This course is designed as a part of the ADELANTE summer academic enrichment program for at-risk high school students. Offered by mutual agreement with the Napa Valley Unified School District, the curriculum duplicates existing courses offered by NVUSD, and , where possible, is taught by NVUSD staff instructors using NVUSD adopted materials. The students are pre-tested to determine their entry point into the curriculum sequence and are post-tested upon completion of the six week program to determine eligibility for high school credits earned. Documentation of units earned will be forwarded to the appropriate high school counselors. The curriculum is based upon a sequence of 1 course beginning with grade 9 ESL and ending with grade 12 ESL.

Not transferable

ABEN-654 0 Units High School Science

6 hours lecture; 6 hours total

This course is designed as a part of the ADELANTE summer academic enrichment program for at-risk high school students. Offered by mutual agreement with the Napa Valley Unified School District, the curriculum duplicates existing courses offered by NVUSD, and, where possible, is taught by NVUSD staff instructors using NVUSD adopted materials. The students are pre-tested to determine their entry point into the curriculum sequence and are post-tested upon completion of the six week program to determine eligibility for, high school credits earned. Documentation of units earned will be forwarded to the appropriate high school counselors. The curriculum is based upon a sequence of 3 science courses beginning with grade 9 LA Communidad and ending with grade 12 Earth Science.

Not transferable

ABEN-655 0 Units High School English

6 hours lecture; 6 hours total

This course is designed as a part of the ADELANTE summer academic enrichment program for at-risk high school students. Offered by mutual agreement with the Napa Valley Unified School District, the curriculum duplicates existing courses offered by NVUSD, and, where possible, is taught by NVUSD staff instructors using NVUSD adopted materials. The students are pre-tested to determine their entry point into the curriculum sequence and are post-tested upon completion of the six week program to determine eligibility for high school credits earned. Documentation of units earned will be forwarded to the appropriate high school counselors. The curriculum is based upon a sequence of 4 English courses beginning with grade 9 English and ending with grade 12 English.

Not transferable

ABEN-656 0 Units High School Credit-Math

48-64 hours lecture; 48-64 hours total

This course is designed as a part of the ADELANTE summer academic enrichment program for at-risk high school students. Offered by mutual agreement with the Napa Valley Unified School District, the curriculum duplicates existing courses offered by NVUSD, and, where possible, is taught by NVUSD staff instructors using NVUSD adopted materials. The students are pre-tested upon completing of the six week program to determine eligibility for high school credits earned. Documentation of units earned will be forwarded to the appropriate high school counselors. The curriculum is based upon a sequence of 4 mathematics courses beginning with grade 9 general math and ending with grade 12.

Not transferable

ABEN-750 0 Units ESL

This course is designed for students whose primary language is not English. The emphasis will be on understanding English both in conversation and writing.

Not transferable

ABEN-753 0 Units ESL for Hospitality Workers

64 hours integrated lab; 64 hours total

This course is designed for hospitality employees interested in improving basic English skills in the workforce environment. The course will help prepare workers for entry-level jobs and other related positions. The emphasis will be on conversational skills; however, grammar and vocabulary development will also be addressed.

Not transferable

ABEN-755 0 Units Preparation for College ESL

48-64 hours lecture; 48-64 hours total

This course is designed for non-English-speaking students interested in taking credit ESL classes. The emphasis is on basic grammar and vocabulary and academic skills needed to succeed in a college environment. Literacy in native language is recommended.

Not transferable

ABEN-800 0 Units Citizenship

3 hours lecture; 3 hours total

This course is designed to help prepare you for the Immigration and Naturalization Services (INS) Interview/Exam. The class will cover topics on U.S. history, federal, state, and local government and the structure of our political system. Students will also review frequently asked questions and practice reading and writing English.

Not transferable