Programs

ESL – English as a Second Language

The intensive English classes have been designed to provide nonnative students with the necessary language skills and basic information needed to function successfully in American society. For those completing the most advanced levels of instruction classes are designed to acquire the English proficiency necessary to be accepted into U.S. colleges and universities. The program is designed to provide students with dramatically improved language skills by using a standardized, intensive and comprehensive curriculum, which integrates listening, speaking, reading and writing skills. All courses offered by Rosemead College have multiple entry and exit points. These entry and exit points correspond with the 12-week classes. The TOEIC® Preparation and TOEFL® Preparation courses are designed to accommodate open entry and exit. Students may join these classes at any time, and may remain in the course until they have achieved the desired score. 

 

ABC – Pre-Beginning IEP

This course is designed for the adult learner. It integrates the English needed for daily life in the USA work, family, health, school, and other necessary topics. Students develop survival communication in English, obtain fundamental knowledge of English (alphabet, numbers, and basic sentences), and gain comprehensible pronunciation skills.

After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Introduce themselves
  • Fill out simple forms
  • Discuss weather, food, clothing, occupations, one’s appearance
  • Tell the time
  • Identify relationships
  • Enroll in the RC Beginning IEP – Level 1

LEVEL 1 – BEGINNING IEP

This course is designed for students to learn and use elementary English for everyday situations and purposes related to work, school and the marketplace. Students will learn beginning written and spoken grammar and vocabulary. Students will also learn how to pronounce the phonetic alphabet, focusing on American English Pronunciation.

After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Participate in daily conversation for everyday life in the U.S
  • Understand and produce simple tense sentences
  • Write a 3-4 sentence paragraph on various topics
  • Understand more vocabularies
  • Know how to use a dictionary
  • Enroll in the RC INTERMEDIATE IEP – Level 2

LEVEL 2 – INTERMEDIATE IEP

Students practice and create dialogues, and develop strategies to learn language functions in order to converse at an intermediate level. The course covers spoken grammar, listening skills, conversational idioms and develops the student’s ability to communicate clearly.

After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Write short paragraphs about themselves
  • Read simple paragraphs and short texts
  • Describe a picture
  • Report on a personal daily activity
  • Enroll in the RC HIGH-INTERMEDIATE IEP – Level 3

LEVEL 3 – HIGH-INTERMEDIATE IEP

This course covers intermediate grammar skills, pronunciation, idioms, and writing at the high-intermediate level. Practice in reading, writing involving paragraph structures, tenses, modals, comparatives, superlatives, and clauses is applied. It also focuses on interpersonal communication skills and pronunciation to increase students’ reading and speaking fluency, and comprehension.

After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Write a few paragraphs or a short story about a current topic
  • Read a newspaper article
  • Summarize short reading
  • Give an informal group presentation
  • Enroll in the RC ADVANCED IEP – Level 4

LEVEL 4 – ADVANCED

This course covers intermediate grammar skills, pronunciation, idioms, and writing at the high-intermediate level. Practice in reading, writing involving paragraph structures, tenses, modals, comparatives, superlatives, and clauses is applied. It also focuses on interpersonal communication skills and pronunciation to increase students’ reading and speaking fluency, and comprehension.

 

After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Take notes from a simple lecture
  • Write a well-developed paragraph or story
  • Give a group presentation
  • Listen to and discuss current events
  • Read a whole book
  • Enroll in the RC HIGH-ADVANCED IEP – Level 5

LEVEL 5 – HIGH-ADVANCED IEP

This level focuses on more frequent reading, writing, and speaking practice, in addition to the advanced grammar involved in these outlined skills. This real-life focus prepares students for TOEFL® or TOEIC examinations and college courses.

After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • Take notes from an academic lecture
  • Write a multi-page and multi-paragraph essay
  • Participate in high level conversation
  • Keep a weekly journal
  • Give an informal speech using notes
  • Enroll in the RC TO EFL PREP. COURSE
Morning Class Class Hour Class Detail
09:00 – 10:15 AM Pronunciation & Conversation
10:30 – 11:30 AM Grammar & Group Discussion
11:45 – 12:36 PM Reading & Writing
Afternoon Class 01:30 – 02:45 PM Survival English
3:00 – 04:00 PM Grammar & Idioms

04:15 – 05:06 PM

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