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Advanced Academic English as a Secong Language Noncredit Certificate of Competency

The Certificate of Competency in Advanced Academic ESL provides students, prospective employers, and others with documented evidence of persistence and academic accomplishment in English as a Second Language. The certificate demonstrates satisfactory completion in a sequence of six courses in the ESL program designed to enable non-native English language students to develop college-level oral, aural, reading, and written fluency. 
Christen Smith, chsmith@collegeofthedesert.edu; 760-776-7256
Dept. No. Title Units
Required Courses:
ESL 352      Pronunciation 0
ESL 353      Speech Pronunciation and Listening 0
​ESL ​370 ​     ESL/Academic English I 0​
​ESL ​370A      Grammar and Editing​ ​0
​ESL ​371 ​     ESL/Academic English II ​0
​ESL ​371A ​     Advanced Grammar and Editing ​0