This course emphasizes the fundamental language skills of reading, writing, speaking, listening, thinking, viewing and presenting. 

An emphasis on vocabulary and composition skills will be an on-going part of the program. 

The course includes studies of various literary genres: short story, poetry, novel, drama, and non-fiction. The development of critical reading and writing skills is a major emphasis of the course.

Students will discover ways to take a critical approach to reading and writing as they connect the meanings of cultural texts.  Independent thinking will be fostered through logical and insightful analysis, interactions with literature, and reading and writing.  

This class prepares students for life after high school-college or the work force.

This course is designed for non-native English speakers who are interested in advancing their careers in the global marketplace. In this course, you will learn about the job search, application, and interview process. This course will also give you the opportunity to explore your global career path, while building your vocabulary and improving your language skills to achieve your professional goals.