English as a Second Language (ESL) with QuickBooks Professional


The goal of the ESL Program is to provide English Language Learners (ELLs) with instructional support that will enable them to participate fully in their educational experience in our schools and in their social lives in our community. The objectives of the ESL program are to develop both basic interpersonal communication skills (BICS) and cognitive academic language proficiency (CALP), to develop proficiency in the language domains of listening, speaking, reading, and writing, to develop competence in intercultural interactions, and to encourage participation in the full range of instructional activities in the regular education curriculum and in extracurricular activities in our schools. This program will also prepare you to handle bookkeeping for a small business. Learn how to use QuickBooks software, the leading small business financial software program. This program not only teaches you proficiency with QuickBooks software, it also teaches you to master everything from basic accounting to double-entry bookkeeping. Hands-on activities help you learn skills like planning a budget, managing a payroll, and handling accounts receivable and accounts payable.

What will I learn?

  • Recognize their own verbal mistakes and correct them.
  • Brainstorm, draft, and outline ideas for essays and other forms of academic writing
  • Revise the organization of written work to increase unity, coherence and emphasis
  • Give a standard oral presentation which informs and/or persuades the audience.
  • Understand and discuss ideas delivered in academic lectures and social conversations
  • Develop and ask questions appropriate to a given listening context
  • Understand and respond appropriately to the speech of multiple speakers
  • Performing basic bookkeeping equations
  • Setting up QuickBooks
  • Entering data accurately
  • Managing bookkeeping
  • Using double-entry accounting
  • Understanding the impacts of debits and credits for all account types

Job Opportunities:

As a bookkeeper one can expect to work in close proximity with a business or company in order to ensure that the most economically viable and safe decisions are made in order to keep finances tight and under control. A bookkeeper should have vast knowledge of QuickBooks, or a similar a computer accounting program, in order to track and record the financial transactions and records of a company. Strong MS-Excel skills are also a must in most companies. Part of the bookkeeping process also includes calculating, recording, and balancing financial reports, including payroll.


Students must be familiar with using a personal computer, mouse, and keyboard. They must be comfortable in a Windows environment, and have the ability to launch and close activities and navigate to information stored on the computer. They must have an ability to manage files and folders.

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