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Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ABED 074 Communication Skills Transportation Applications I

3 credits


This course is exclusively for students who qualify and enroll in the I-BEST General Service Technician certificate of completion. It addresses industry specific vocabulary and language skills covered in the first term technical courses (TRAN 110 , TRAN 112 , TRAN 113 , and TRAN 125 ).

Prerequisites: Completion of EASL 030  or placement by assessment (NRS ESL 4 or ABE 2).

Corequisites: TRAN 110 , TRAN 112 , TRAN 113 , and TRAN 125 .

Quarters Offered: Summer

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of the course the student will be able to:

  • Give and follow oral and written instructions to perform computer functions related to trade applications
  • Pronounce correctly and describe tools and pieces of automotive shop equipment
  • Explain safety and hazardous material laws
  • Use electrical terminology and define the laws and theories of electricity
  • Read and interpret industry-specific charts and diagrams
  • Use high-frequency vocabulary pertaining to welding and refrigeration techniques in the transportation industry
  • Write paragraphs describing the types of systems used on a variety of vehicles
  • Employ a variety of complex sentence structures needed to interact with co-workers