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ABE 061 Adult Basic Education Level 1 • V1-10 Cr.


Prepares native English-speaking adults and, in some cases, high-level English-as-a second language students for credit courses or GED preparation courses by improving basic reading, writing, grammar, and math skills. Substantial and sustained progress required for continued enrollment. Prerequisite: Placement by assessment.


After completing this class, students should be able to:

  • 1. Identify and retell key details from a text
  • 2. Determine the meaning of general academic words and phrases
  • 3. Determine the main idea and connections between individuals, events, or ideas
  • 4. Identify basic similarities and differences between two texts on the same topic
  • 5. Develop and organize writing to convey main ideas, and facts about a topic
  • 6. Use technology to report on topics of historical and scientific significance



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Bellevue College
3000 Landerholm Circle SE Bellevue, WA 98007-6484 U.S.A.
Work: (425) 564-1000