Program Name: English as a Second Language
Credential Awarded: Certificate/Diploma
Accreditation: Manhattan School is licensed and registered by the New York State Education Department and is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS).
Tuition and fees: $3,900.00
On-campus room & board: Not Offered
Financial Aid: Federal grants are available for those who qualify.
The overall objective of the program is to develop the necessary English communication skills: oral and written communication. The program is designed to develop oral communication and linguistic competencies, and writing business documentation.
Program Code: E0600
Total course of study: 30 Weeks as a Full Time
E100 ESL-Beginning I - 75 hrs
This course provides the necessary skills to orally converse with communicative and linguistic competency. The course emphasizes the consonant and vowel sounds.
E105 ESL-Beginning II - 75 hrs
This course is designed to enable students to fulfill basic communication needs including; giving personal information, and describing their daily routines and the world around them.
E125Intermediate ESL III - 75 hrs
The course continues the development of conversation, listening skills, and pronunciation and emphasizes the development of clear, logical writing skills.
Prerequisite: E100 and E105
E110 ESL-Beginning III - 75 hrs
This course provides the necessary competency in writing skills. The course emphasizes spelling, sentence structure and format skills. The main goal of the course is the development of necessary skills to compose and write a coherent paragraph.
E115 ESL Intermediate II - 75 hrs
This course is designed to improve the English communication skills of immigrants who have had some exposure to English and who are not absolute beginners. The course reviews basic English grammar usage and emphasizes the parts of speech, spelling, punctuation, and the types of sentence construction.
E120 ESL Intermediate III - 75 hrs
The course emphasizes English conversation and introduces the development of elementary reading and writing skills. The goal of the course is to enable students to write effective sentences and develop conversational skills.
E130 ESL- Advanced I - 75 hrs
In this course, essential grammar and vocabulary are presented in conversational context and are reinforced in reading and writing activities.
Prerequisite: E100, E105 and E115
E135 ESL- Advanced II - 75 hrs
This course emphasizes further development in reading comprehension spelling, and the writing of paragraphs on selected topics. Conversational skills are also stimulated through group discussions and short oral presentations. Vocabulary and terminology related to the work environment are also introduced.
Prerequisite: E100, E105, E115 and E125