Fall 2010 Class Schedule (ARC)



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ESLW 20    Novice Writing    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: One year of adult school and concurrent enrollment in ESL Reading and Listening/Speaking courses at the student's assessed levels are highly recommended.
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This course focuses on the structure of English sentences including parts of speech and word order. Emphasis is on the production of clear, basic written sentences using common everyday vocabulary. Question formation will also be demonstrated and practiced. Credit/no credit grading only. May be taken twice for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MF        10:15AM-12:20PM LEC S.Kor                ARC MAIN Portable 601    14374 
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TTh       01:00PM-03:05PM LEC C.Dean               Natomas Rm N203          13916 Textbook
MW        01:00PM-03:05PM LEC C.Dean               Natomas Rm N203          14182 Textbook


ESLW 30    Novice-High Writing    4 Units

Prerequisite: ESLW 20; or placement through the assessment process.
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This course covers novice-high-level writing in English for non-native speakers who plan to take college courses. It provides instruction and practice in writing simple sentences and paragraph structures within the context of topic assignments.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       08:00AM-10:05AM LEC D.Saur               ARC MAIN D 206           14814 
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TTh       10:15AM-12:20PM LEC K.Fertel             ARC MAIN D 206           12162 Textbook
W         10:15AM-12:20PM LEC K.Fertel             ARC MAIN Portable 601    12164 Textbook
F         10:15AM-12:20PM LEC K.Fertel             ARC MAIN D 110           12164 Textbook
MW        12:30PM-02:35PM LEC P.Hoggan             ARC MAIN D 209           12166 Textbook
TTh       02:45PM-04:50PM LEC E.Moon               ARC MAIN D 209           12490 Textbook
MW        01:00PM-03:05PM LEC T.Montgomery         Natomas Rm N202          13914 Textbook
TTh       01:00PM-03:05PM LEC K.Crawford           Natomas Rm N202          14532 Textbook
MW        05:00PM-07:05PM LEC J.Ryther             ARC MAIN D 209           12666 Textbook
TTh       07:15PM-09:20PM LEC D.Lewis              ARC MAIN D 206           12168 Textbook
TTh       07:15PM-09:20PM LEC C.Ridgeway           ARC MAIN D 206           12168 Textbook


ESLW 40    Intermediate-Low Writing    4 Units

Prerequisite: ESLW 30 with a grade of "C" or better or, for those not previously enrolled in an ESL writing course within the Los Rios District, placement through the assessment process for new ESL students.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in an ESL Listening and Speaking and Reading course at the student's assessed level.
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This intermediate-low course, intended for non-native speakers of English, provides revision and practice in writing multiple drafts of paragraphs with a clear beginning, middle, and end while introducing how to organize and focus paragraphs within basic essay structure. In the process of doing so, critical thinking skills and grammar and sentence structure in writing are also stressed.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MF        08:00AM-10:05AM LEC A.Tzou               ARC MAIN D 206           12186 
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MW        10:15AM-12:20PM LEC O.Limmaneeprasert    ARC MAIN D 206           12188 Textbook
TTh       12:30PM-02:35PM LEC D.Saur               ARC MAIN D 206           12560 Textbook
MW        02:45PM-04:50PM LEC A.Joye               ARC MAIN D 209           12492 Textbook
TTh       01:00PM-03:05PM LEC J.Leatherman         Natomas Rm N102          14534 Textbook
MW        07:15PM-09:20PM LEC M.Selseleh           ARC MAIN Portable 601    12190 Textbook


ESLW 50    Intermediate-Mid Writing    4 Units

Prerequisite: ESLW 40 with a grade of "C" or better or, for those not previously enrolled in an ESL writing course within the Los Rios District, placement through the assessment process for new ESL students.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in an ESL Listening and Speaking and Reading course at the student's assessed level.
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This intermediate-mid course, intended for non-native speakers of English, covers techniques essential to essay writing in the process of teaching students to write standard five-paragraph academic essays. Verb tenses and other grammatical structures are revised and control of sentence structure in longer pieces of writing is developed as language instruction focuses on strengthening individual proofreading and editing skills.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       08:00AM-10:05AM LEC G.White              ARC MAIN D 209           12670 
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W         08:00AM-10:05AM LEC C.Hindman            ARC MAIN D 206           13744 Textbook
F         08:00AM-10:05AM LEC C.Hindman            ARC MAIN D 209           13744 Textbook
MW        10:15AM-12:20PM LEC P.Bracco             ARC MAIN D 209           12208 Textbook
TTh       02:45PM-04:50PM LEC E.Specker            ARC MAIN D 206           12498 Textbook
MW        01:00PM-03:05PM LEC B.Verhage            Natomas Rm N102          14536 Textbook
MW        07:15PM-09:20PM LEC B.Hoerner            ARC MAIN D 206           12558 Textbook


ESLW 97    ESL Center: Writing Skills in ESL    .25-1 Units

Prerequisite: ESLL 20, ESLR 20, and ESLW 20 with grades of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course enables English as a Second Language students placed at the novice-high through intermediate-high levels to develop and reinforce specific English language skills while working independently and/or in small groups. Coursework includes level-appropriate topics relative to all forms of written communication including grammar, sentence structure and punctuation, paragraph and essay formats, and related vocabulary and spelling. Students may register until the twelfth week of the semester as space permits and may earn .25 unit of credit for every 13.5 hours of work. ESLW 97 is graded pass/no pass and may be taken four times.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TBA       TBA             LAB B.Verhage            Natomas Rm LRC           16794 
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NOTE: Natomas Lab Hours: Monday -Thursday 09:00AM - 11:00AM . Students may enroll and attend any open section between the hours of 9:00am-11:00am.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 21-Dec 10
F         10:50AM-01:00PM LAB S.Pezone             ARC MAIN LRC ESL         15196 Textbook
MW        04:00PM-05:05PM LAB T.Nguyen             ARC MAIN LRC ESL         14366 Textbook
MW        06:10PM-07:15PM LAB T.Nguyen             ARC MAIN LRC ESL         15192 Textbook
TTh       06:05PM-07:10PM LAB T.Nguyen             ARC MAIN LRC ESL         15194 Textbook
NOTE: Meets in the ESL Center in the Learning Resource Center. Students may enroll in any open section. Hours of attendance are flexible and will be arranged around each student's individual schedule. The ESL Center is open Monday and Wednesday from 9am-7:15pm, Tuesday and Thursday from 9am to 7pm, and on Friday from 9:00am-2:00pm.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 23-Dec 10
MW        01:00PM-02:05PM LAB J.Gamber             ARC MAIN LRC ESL         14358 Textbook
MW        01:00PM-02:05PM LAB P.Bracco             ARC MAIN LRC ESL         14362 Textbook

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 24-Dec 10
TTh       11:00AM-12:05PM LAB E.Moon               ARC MAIN LRC ESL         14356 Textbook
TTh       12:05PM-01:10PM LAB E.Moon               ARC MAIN LRC ESL         14360 Textbook
TTh       02:00PM-03:05PM LAB S.Pezone             ARC MAIN LRC ESL         14364 Textbook
TTh       05:00PM-06:05PM LAB T.Nguyen             ARC MAIN LRC ESL         15190 Textbook


ESLW 310    Intermediate-High Writing    4 Units

Prerequisite: ESLW 50 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in other ESL skills at the student's assessed level.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This course further develops the ability to respond to a variety of essay assignments. Class discussions and written responses to readings and prompts will exercise critical thinking skills. Control of a range of sentence structures will be refined.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
MW        12:30PM-02:35PM LEC J.Zadra              ARC MAIN D 206           12482 
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MW        05:00PM-07:05PM LEC L.Day                Off Campus SanJuan HS    16108 Textbook
TTh       05:00PM-07:05PM LEC M.Travis             ARC MAIN D 209           12126 Textbook
T         10:15AM-12:20PM LEC J.Gamber             ARC MAIN D 110           12124 Textbook
TBA       TBA             LEC J.Gamber             ARC MAIN Online          12124 Textbook
Online & In-class
The above class meets both online and in the classroom. For further information about the course requirements, please visit the course website at www.arc.losrios.edu/online
2 hours per week TBA


ESLW 320    Advanced-Low Writing    4 Units

Prerequisite: ESLW 310 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in other ESL skills at the student's assesed level.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This course exercises analytical and logical skills in the production of focused, developed and organized essays on a variety of topics. The course emphasizes sentence variety and the mechanics of English in the context of the essay. Essays will incorporate outside sources as well as personal experience.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       12:30PM-02:35PM LEC M.Wellsfry           ARC MAIN D 209           13064 
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MW        07:15PM-09:20PM LEC B.Harris             ARC MAIN D 209           12136 Textbook


ESLW 340    Advanced Composition    4 Units

Prerequisite: ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better for students continuing in ESL courses or placement through the assessment process for new ESL students.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in an ESL Reading and an ESL Listening and Speaking course at the student's assessed levels.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(a); CSU Area A2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This college composition course emphasizes reading analysis, writing, and critical thinking skills, while also addressing the specific language and cultural needs of non-native speakers. These skills are essential for successful completion of a two or four-year college program. Writing assignments include expository and argumentative prose based on analysis of a variety of assigned readings and original research. Students write a minimum of 8,500 words divided among 6-8 essays, including a fully documented research paper and in-class essays. This course satisfies the Written Expression Competency requirement for graduation and the English composition requirement of some California colleges and universities.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 21-Dec 16
TTh       10:15AM-12:20PM LEC S.Pezone             ARC MAIN D 209           12140 
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Fall 2010 Class Schedule

Updated: November 19, 2010