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ABED 74 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 (AUTO 120 and 124).

Prerequisites: ABED 40  or placement by assessment (NRS ESL 5 or ABE 3)

Corequisites: AUTO 120  and AUTO 124  

Course Outcomes
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

Total Hours: 30 Theory (Lecture) Hours: 30