Level 4


  • Write cause and effect essays of at least four pages
  • Incorporate source material to logically and coherently support ideas
  • Use APA guidelines for formatting, and to create in-text and reference citations
  • Comprehend authentic academic (fiction and non-fiction) texts of 1,500+ words
  • Analyze the effect of authorial intent and genre on an audience.
  • Critically analyze and respond to texts
  • Understand authentic speech in order to identify and summarize main idea​s/important details
  • Speak about real-world experiences and give presentations on formal, researched topics
  • Provide cause and effect analysis for a formal presentation
  • Lead and participate in large- and small-group discussions
  • Express causative and conditional ideas with increased complexity and accuracy

Course Objectives