Construction: Intermediate ESL
This 15+ hour construction curriculum contains instructional and support materials that build English language, technology, and soft skills within career-specific units of instruction. Included are unit materials with instructor guidelines, unit benchmarks, instructions for a culminating activity, PowerPoint slides illustrating common tools, and short videos about working as a carpenter. The course provides pre-bridge instruction in essential skills and vocabulary needed for success in the career preparation course, Introduction to Building Trades.
Students will: (1) Learn vocabulary related to tools and their use; (2) Organize information in a Venn diagram; (3) Create and present a PowerPoint presentation; (4) Demonstrate teamwork; (5) Ask questions; (6) Locate information on the Internet; (7) Calculate percentages; (8) Compare prices; and (9) Demonstrate literacy and numeracy skills appropriate for intermediate to upper level ESL.