Maricopa Community Colleges  ESL049   20074-99999 
Official Course Description: MCCCD Approval: 10/24/06
ESL049 20074-99999 LEC 3 Credit(s) 3 Period(s)
General Vocational English as a Second Language
General English speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills needed for use at work. Prerequisites: Appropriate ESL placement test score, or a grade of "C" or better in ESL010, or (ESL010AA, ESL010AB, and ESL010AC), or permission of instructor.
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MCCCD Official Course Competencies:
ESL049   20074-99999 General Vocational English as a Second Language
1. Follow and give directions and instructions appropriate for the workplace and the school setting. (I)
2. Use prepositions of location and describe locations of places or objects using prepositions of location. (I)
3. Request clarification and confirmation of verbal or written communication. (II)
4. Ask information questions and yes/no questions using correct word order and accurate intonation in English. (II)
5. Discuss hazards and safety procedures in the workplace and identify/describe them for a specific work setting. (III)
6. Discuss specific cross-cultural differences in work situations and describe appropriate coping behaviors. (IV)
7. Report on specific examples of work completed using oral form. (V)
8. Use the present perfect tense in English and report specific past work experiences using this tense. (V)
9. Identify and discuss work-related forms including, but not limited to, time cards, insurance forms, and W-4 forms and complete specific forms using appropriate English digits, phraseology and abbreviations. (VI)
10. Identify specific behaviors in socializing and demonstrate appropriate social behavior with instructors, employers, and peers. (VII)
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MCCCD Official Course Outline:
ESL049   20074-99999 General Vocational English as a Second Language
    I. Job Directions and Instructions
        A. Giving instructions, command forms
        B. Taking instructions from others
        C. Describing locations
          1. Prepositions of location
          2. Places
          3. Objects
      II. On-the-Job Communication Skills
          A. Clarification
          B. Confirmation
          C. Requests
          D. Explaining
          E. Yes/No questions
          F. Information questions
          G. Modal verbs
        III. Job Safety
            A. Recognizing hazards
            B. Safety procedures
            C. Warning messages and safety signs
            D. Warning others
            E. Responding to emergencies
            F. Modal verbs
          IV. Work-Related Cultural Issues
              A. Health/sanitation
              B. Eating customs
              C. Attitudes
              D. Employer expectations
              E. Time
              F. Other
            V. Reporting on Completed/Incomplete Work
                A. Methods and procedures
                B. Explaining mistakes
                C. Accepting correction
                D. Past work experience
                E. Present perfect tense
              VI. Job-Related Forms/Reports
                  A. Time cards
                  B. W-4 forms
                  C. Records and reports
                  D. Other
                VII. Socializing on the Job/Training
                    A. Greeting/addressing people
                    B. Conversation topics
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