This is a 10-Unit Intermediate/Advanced ESL writing transition course to help prepare ESL students to transition to GED/ABE, career or college.  The course covers: 

  • Sentence structure and writing mechanics (punctuation, capitalization, word order)
  • Coordinating/Subordinating conjunctions
  • Transtional words and phrases
  • Word families and academic vocabulary
  • Paragraph writing (Topic sentences etc.)
  • Graphic organizers
  • Types of writing: Narrative, Descriptive, Persuasive, Formal and Informal writing
  • Introduction to the three-paragraph essay.