Beginning ESL 163 / Intermediate ESL 263 / Advanced ESL 363

These courses for second-language students build on basic skills to further develop proficiency in English. Progress in listening, speaking, reading and writing is promoted as students continue to work toward the goals of communicative competence in English and...

Exploring Potential for Success

This bilingual class will help students define their future academic goals at GBS and beyond. The student-centered activities allow those enrolled to explore their interests, talents, and personal traits to help them create a plan for their future success. Throughout...

Intensive ESL 163

This double-period course for students who speak little or no English provides beginning-level students with the opportunity to develop basic interpersonal communication skills as well as introductory literacy skills. Listening, speaking, reading, and writing are...

Power Skills for Success

This class is designed to help bilingual incoming freshmen transition into Glenbrook South and become successful in their first year of high school. Students receive support in all academic areas and reinforce reading, writing, and presentation skills to enhance their...

Transitional English 463

An advanced course for students who do not speak English as their native language, this class provides a “bridge” between the ELL program and mainstream English classes. Reading and writing activities focus on a variety of literary works, and activities...

Transitional English Studies 463

This course is for advanced second-language learners whose native language is not English. Emphasis is placed on developing reading and writing strategies to improve comprehension and to enhance study skills. Students continue development of language proficiency in...