ALCI Learning Outcomes
All student learning outcomes by level


Sample Class Schedule

Time Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday
8:30 am – 10:05 am Reading & Writing Reading & Writing Reading & Writing Reading & Writing
10:25 am – 12:00 pm Grammar Grammar Grammar Grammar
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Lunch Lunch Lunch Lunch
1:00 pm – 2:30 pm Listening & Speaking Listening & Speaking Listening & Speaking Listening & Speaking
Reading and Writing

Focuses on essential reading skills, like scanning, skimming, and comprehension. Vocabulary use is also stressed in the reading passages and in verbal communication. Students’ progress from basic reading and vocabulary skills to more academic and complex skills. For writing, students will learn academic writing and progress from paragraphs to academic essays.


Focuses on grammar for spoken English at the beginning and intermediate levels. Students start with basic survival skills at lower levels and progressively build on familiar grammatical structures by formulating more sophisticated sentences at higher levels to facilitate communication beyond the practical level.

Listening and Speaking

Focuses on the conversation, pronunciation, and listening skills needed to become fluent in spoken English. Students will learn how to do presentations for both academic and business reasons. In addition, they will learn academic note-taking, lecture listening, and how to engage in classroom discussions.