ESL students - range of English language proficiency
to the ESL class)
|ESL2 / Advanced / Transitional
- Ability to communicate effectively in written and spoken English, but little knowledge of advanced grammar. Some comprehension of grade-level
mainstream texts. Undeveloped academic vocabulary.
- Good standards of language fluency and accuracy. Ability to comprehend
most of grade-level texts, but deficiencies in advanced grammar and academic vocabulary.
The writing samples examined by workshop participants were provided by students as part of their placement test. Copies are available on request from Paul Shoebottom.