The English as a Second Language course Emerging Communication is designed to increase English language proficiency and to enhance emerging academic language for students whose primary language is not English and who are at a Level 2 English proficiency. All areas of communication skills, i.e. listening, speaking, viewing, reading and writing, are strengthened through the integrated learning of language and academic content. -áThis course may be offered for one or two hour periods. Course Note: Two years of ESL may be substituted for English Language Arts for English Language Learners.