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Placement in the following courses is determined by placement test results and recommendation of the ELD teacher and/or the English Learner Specialist.
Title:  ELD 1                                 Number of Credits:  10
This course is designed for students at a Beginning of English language proficiency.
Placement Criteria: ELPAC scores, SBAC scores, and recommended place by ELS
This two-period block class is the first level in the three-year ELD continuum. This class introduces newcomers to the English Language to basic English grammar and vocabulary.  Students learn English in the fours areas of reading, writing, speaking, and listening as described in the California state adopted ELD standards
After completion of English 1, this course will fulfill one year of the English graduation requirement.