ESL-048                     Beginning English Communication

2 Units: 36 hours of lecture per term, P/NP, ND

Advisory: Appropriate score on ESL Placement Test.

This course provides practice in oral and written communication for beginning level ESL students.

 

ESL-050                     Beginning ESL

2 Units: 108 hours of laboratory per term, P/NP, ND

This beginning course provides instruction in English for everyday life. Students work on developing basic grammar, listening, speaking, reading and writing skills.

 

ESL-051                     Reading and Vocabulary For Beginners

3 Units: 54 hours of lecture per term, P/NP, ND

This course provides instruction in basic reading and common everyday vocabulary. Students improve their reading skills, expand their vocabulary, and increase their fluency through discussion of reading material. This course supplements material covered in ESL 50.

 

ESL-100     Topics in English as a Second Language

.5-4 Units: 9-72 hours of lecture and/or 27-216 hours of laboratory per term, SC, ND

This course covers topics in English as a Second Language. Topics will be chosen to supplement and serve as additions to current offerings in the area, and will be announced each term in the current schedule of classes.

 

ESL-107     Drop-in ESL Tutoring

.1-3 Units: 5.4-162 hours of laboratory by arrangement per term, P/NP, ND

This tutoring lab provides individual and small group tutoring for ESL students under the supervision of ESL instructors.  Petition to repeat allowed up to the maximum units.

 

ESL-109     Writing Skills Laboratory

.1-3 Units: 5.4-162 hours of laboratory per term, P/NP, ND

This writing skills lab for ESL students provides individualized help based on the diagnosis of students’ specific needs. Units of credit will be granted for hours spent in the laboratory under supervision. A maximum of three units each term may be earned.  Petition to repeat allowed up to the maximum units.

 

ESL-112                     Intermediate English Communication

2 Units: 36 hours of lecture per term, P/NP, ND

Advisory: Appropriate score on ESL Placement Test.

This course provides practice in oral and written communication for intermediate level ESL students.

 

ESL-114     High-Intermediate English Communication

2 Units: 36 hours of lecture per term, P/NP, ND

Advisory: Appropriate score on ESL Placement Test.

This course provides practice in oral and written communication for high-intermediate level ESL students.

 

ESL-118                     Advanced English Communication

2 Units: 36 hours of lecture per term, P/NP, ND

Advisory: Appropriate score on ESL Placement Test.

This course provides practice in oral and written communication for advanced-level ESL students.

 

ESL-123                     Listening/Speaking I

4 Units: 72 hours of lecture per term, SC, ND

Advisory: Appropriate score on ESL Placement Test.

This course provides instruction in listening and speaking for high- beginning ESL students.  Special attention is given to oral production (including pronunciation) and aural comprehension.

 

ESL-126                     Listening/Speaking II

4 Units: 72 hours of lecture per term, SC, ND

Advisory: Successful completion of ESL 123 or appropriate score on ESL Placement Test.

This course provides instruction in listening and speaking for intermediate ESL students.  Special attention is given to oral production (including pronunciation) and aural comprehension.

 

ESL-129                     Listening/Speaking III

4 Units: 72 hours of lecture per term, SC, DG

Advisory: Successful completion of ESL 126 or appropriate score on ESL Placement Test.

This course provides instruction in listening and speaking for high-intermediate ESL students.  Special attention is given to oral production (including pronunciation) and aural comprehension.

 

ESL-132     Oral Communication for Advanced ESL Students

4 Units: 72 hours of lecture per term, SC, DG, CSU

Advisory: Successful completion of ESL 129 or appropriate score on ESL Placement Test.

This course meets the CSU General Education Requirement for Area A1-Oral Communication.

This course provides instruction in listening and speaking for advanced ESL students.  Special attention is given to oral production (including presentations and speeches) and aural comprehension.

 

ESL-135A                     Pronunciation A

2 Units: 36 hours of lecture per term, P/NP, ND

Advisory: Successful completion of ESL 123 or appropriate score on ESL Placement Test.

This course provides instruction in pronunciation, emphasizing individual sounds and words, for intermediate and advanced-level ESL students. Students learn to recognize their pronunciation problems, to listen to themselves, and to self-correct.

 

ESL-135B                     Pronunciation B

2 Units: 36 hours of lecture per term, P/NP, ND

Advisory: Successful completion of ESL 123 or appropriate score on ESL Placement Test.

This course provides instruction in sentence-level pronunciation patterns for intermediate and advanced-level ESL students. Students learn to recognize their pronunciation problems, to listen to themselves, and to self-correct.

 

ESL-143                     Reading I

4 Units: 72 hours of lecture per term, SC, ND

Advisory: Appropriate score on ESL Placement Test.

This course provides instruction in reading skills development for high-beginning level ESL students.Comprehension, vocabulary, and writing are stressed.

 

ESL-146                     Reading II

4 Units: 72 hours of lecture per term, SC, ND

Advisory: Successful completion of ESL 143 or appropriate score on ESL Placement Test.

This course provides instruction in reading skills development for intermediate level ESL students. Comprehension, vocabulary, and writing are stressed.

 

ESL-149                     Reading III

4 Units: 72 hours of lecture per term, SC, DG

Advisory: Successful completion of ESL 146 or appropriate score on ESL Placement Test.

This course provides instruction in reading skills development for high-intermediate level ESL students. Comprehension, vocabulary, and writing are stressed.

 

ESL-152                     Reading IV

4 Units: 72 hours of lecture per term, SC, DG, CSU

Advisory: Successful completion of ESL 149 or appropriate score on ESL Placement Test.

This course provides instruction in reading skills development for advanced level ESL students. Comprehension, vocabulary, and writing are stressed. repeatable.

 

ESL-163                     Grammar I

4 Units: 72 hours of lecture per term, SC, ND

Advisory: Appropriate score on ESL Placement Test.

This course provides instruction in grammar and writing for high-beginning level ESL students.

 

ESL-166                     Grammar II

4 Units: 72 hours of lecture per term, SC, ND

Advisory: Successful completion of ESL 163 or appropriate score on ESL Placement Test.

This course provides instruction in grammar and writing for intermediate level ESL students.

 

ESL-169                     Grammar III

4 Units: 72 hours of lecture per term, SC, DG

Advisory: Successful completion of ESL 166 or appropriate score on ESL Placement Test.

This course provides instruction in grammar and writing for high-intermediate level ESL students.

 

ESL-172                     Grammar IV

4 Units: 72 hours of lecture per term, SC, DG, CSU

Advisory: Successful completion of ESL 169 or appropriate score on ESL Placement Test.

This course provides instruction in grammar and writing for advanced level ESL students.

 

ESL-175     Editing and Grammar for Writers

2-3 Units: 36-54 hours of lecture per term, SC, DG, CSU

Advisory: Successful completion of ESL 172 or appropriate score on ESL Placement Test.

This course is designed to help high-advanced level ESL students become aware of common language problems in writing and learn effective strategies for reducingsentence- and discourse-level errors.This course will provide students with proofreading and editing practice, along with review and clarification of  complex areas of English grammar.

 

ESL-178                     Grammar V

4 Units: 72 hours of lecture per term, SC, DG, CSUAdvisory: Successful completion of ESL 172 or appropriate score on ESL Placement Test.

This course has been additionally approved to be offered in a Distance Education, format.

This course provides instruction in grammar and writing for high-advanced level ESL students.

 

ESL-183     Writing I

5 Units: 90 hours of lecture per term, SC, ND

Advisory: Appropriate score on ESL Placement Test.

This course provides instruction in writing for high-beginning ESL students.

 

ESL-186     Writing II

5 Units: 90 hours of lecture per term, SC, ND

Advisory: Successful completion of ESL 183 or appropriate score on ESL Placement Test.

This course provides instruction in writing for intermediate ESL students.

 

ESL-189     Writing III

5 Units: 90 hours of lecture per term, SC, DG

Advisory: Successful completion of ESL 186 or appropriate score on ESL Placement Test.

This course provides instruction in paragraph writing and short compositions for high-intermediate level ESL students.

 

ESL-192                     Introduction to Essay Writing for ESL Students

5 Units: 90 hours of composition per term, SC, DG, CSU, UC

Advisory: Successful completion of ESL 189 or appropriate score on ESL Placement Test.

This course provides instruction in essay writing for advanced ESL students.

 

ESL-200     ESL for Early Childhood Education 220

4 Units: 72 hours of lecture per term, SC, ND

This class is designed as second language support for ESL students taking ECHD 220.The class teaches reading and vocabulary-building strategies, writing strategies, oral communication skills, and study skills to help students successfully manage the ECHD 220 course load, understand the textbook, complete the writing assignments, and pass the tests.

 

ESL-201     ESL for Early Childhood Education 120

4 Units: 72 hours of lecture per term, SC, ND

This class is designed as second language support for ESL students taking ECHD 120.The class teaches reading and vocabulary-building strategies, writing strategies, and study skills to help students successfully manage the ECHD 120 course load, understand the textbook, complete the writing assignments, and pass the tests.

 

ESL-202     ESL for Early Childhood Education 121

4 Units: 72 hours of lecture per term, SC, ND

This class is designed as second language support for ESL students taking ECHD 121. The class teaches reading and vocabulary-building strategies, writing strategies, and study skills to help students successfully manage the ECHD 121 course load, understand the textbook, complete the writing assignments, and pass the tests.

 

ESL-298                     Independent Study

.2-4 Units:  3.6-72 hours of independent study per term, SC, DG

Prerequisite: Educational contract of study signed by an instructor, department chair and Vice President. Topics must extend beyond regular course offerings.

This course is designed for selected students to pursue independent study in English as a Second Language under the direction of an instructor.