Alisa Takeuchi

Alisa Takeuchi

Beginning Literacy

This course is designed for students who cannot read or write in English. They are unable to function unassisted in a situation requiring spoken English. Emphasis is on listening and developing student’s ability to recognize and form letters and to interpret and write words within the context of listening and understanding messages in their new language.

Course content is relevant to students’ lives and focuses on general topics, listening comprehension and beginning oral production. Students may or may not be familiar with or able to properly form letters of the Roman alphabet. At this level there is no focus on grammar or on accuracy.