Areas of Study

Course Overview

This course will help you prepare for your job search by developing the essential business correspondence language skills: grammar and proper usage, punctuation, hyphenation and division of words, capitalization, abbreviations, contractions, and proofreading. In addition, you will study and practice various forms of written communications expected by employers to reinforce language skills that will lead to your career portfolio. The career portfolio will reflect learners current knowledge and skills, as they relate to the employers expectations. Professional use of social media will also be addressed. Although the focus of this class is the learning of English, bilingual teaching methods that utilize American Sign Language will be applied. The course will be student-centered and responsive to individual needs based on assessments and observation in the discussions.

Credit: 2