• ESOL Writing Courses

  • Creative Writing

    Creative Writing - The study of Creative Writing allows high school students to improve their writing skills in English, their second language. All students are expected to demonstrate an understanding of the writing process, effectively applying the conventions of usage and the mechanics of written English. Students will also improve their English levels in reading, speaking, listening comprehension along with their writing skills. Materials are adapted to the reading level of the ESL student. Students will be Limited English Proficient and on a beginning level.


  • Practical Writing

    Practical Writing is a state approved course for students who have acquired a moderate level of English proficiency. The course is designed to continue development of listening and speaking skills along with increasing attention to development of reading and writing skills. Emphasis is placed on reading comprehension and writing English sentences as well as increasing vocabulary and oral expression. Areas of study:

    • Reading strategies with a variety of literature including non-fiction, short stories, plays, novels, songs, and poetry
    • Literary elements: spelling and grammar vocabulary development, writing using descriptive, narrative, expository, and persuasive styles

  • Technical Writing

    Technical Writing - The study of technical writing allows high school students to develop skills necessary for writing persuasive and informative texts such as essays, reports, proposals, and memoranda. All students are expected to demonstrate an understanding of the writing process, effectively applying the conventions of usage and the mechanics of written English. Students will also improve their English levels in reading, speaking, and listening comprehension along with their writing skills. Students will be Limited English Proficient and on an advanced level.