Goals of ESL
The goal of the ESL program is to develop English language proficiency using second language methodology through explicit instruction in listening, speaking, reading, and writing in all academic areas.
Description of ESL Program
English as a Second Language (ESL) is an intensive instructional program designed to develop proficiency in the comprehension, listening, speaking, reading, and writing of the English language. Student eligibility for the program is determined through the administration of an English language proficiency test, and parent permission is required for entrance into the program. All instruction is provided in English and utilizes the TEKS and the ELPS for the cultivation of English language skills and the promotion of academic success in all grade level content areas.
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Dr. Linda Newell, ESL Specialist serving the Midland, Odessa, Fort Worth, Amarillo, and Lubbock campuses
Edward Quintana, ESL Specialist serving the Houston, Corpus Christi, Killeen and Pasadena campuses