Introduction and Purpose
The Academic ESL Expanding Program is the start to creating a foundation for English Mastery. This course will develop the core academic skills in reading, writing, speaking, comprehension, and listening. Each course will also focus on five strands: Social and Instructional Language, The language of Language Arts, The language of Math, The language of Science, and The language of Social Studies. By the end of this course, students will feel confident in their skills as a beginning English Learner.