Fall 2012 Class Schedule (ARC)



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ESLL 20    Novice Listening and Speaking    4 Units

Prerequisite: Placement through the assessment process.
Advisory: One year of adult school and concurrent enrollment in ESL Reading and Writing courses at the student's assessed levels are highly recommended.
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This course, intended for non-native speakers of English, focuses on understanding and producing appropriate language, utilizing learned phrases and expressions required for everyday communication. Basic clarification strategies are demonstrated and practiced. English sounds and intonation patterns are introduced.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
MW        10:15AM-12:20PM LEC J.Ryther             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 110  19751 
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TTh       08:30AM-10:35AM LEC J.Ryther             Off Campus Natomas N202  13059 Textbook
TTh       08:30AM-10:35AM LEC T.Montgomery         Off Campus Natomas N202  13059 Textbook


ESLL 30    Novice-High Listening and Speaking    4 Units

Prerequisite: ESLL 20 with a grade of "C" or better; or, for those not previously enrolled in an ESL listening/speaking course within the Los Rios District, placement through the assessment process.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in ESL Reading and Writing courses at the student's assessed levels are highly recommended.
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This is a course in listening comprehension and practical conversation for non-native English speakers who plan to take college courses. The sounds of American English, stress, rhythm, and intonation patterns are introduced.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
TTh       08:00AM-10:05AM LEC K.Ruan               ARC MAIN Portable 601    13039 
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M         10:15AM-12:20PM LEC C.Hindman            ARC MAIN Portable 601    13031 Textbook
F         10:15AM-12:20PM LEC C.Hindman            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 102  13031 Textbook
MW        08:30AM-10:35AM LEC A.Tzou               Off Campus Natomas N102  13061 Textbook
TTh       08:30AM-10:35AM LEC K.Komura             Off Campus Natomas N203  13116 Textbook


ESLL 40    Intermediate-Low Listening and Speaking    4 Units

Prerequisite: ESLL 30 with a grade of "C" or better; or, for those not previously enrolled in an ESL listening course within the Los Rios District, placement through the assessment process.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in ESL Reading and Writing courses at the student's assessed levels are highly recommended.
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This is a course for non-native speakers that develops the listening and speaking skills needed to succeed in college courses. Activities focus on developing phrases and sentences to communicate ideas in familiar situations. It includes group and individual listening and speaking activities, an overview of American English sounds, and practice in stress, rhythm, and intonation.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
TTh       10:15AM-12:20PM LEC P.Hoggan             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 304     10846 
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MW        12:30PM-02:35PM LEC P.Hoggan             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 102  13033 Textbook
MW        05:00PM-07:05PM LEC O.Limmaneeprasert    ARC MAIN Portable 601    13032 Textbook
MW        08:30AM-10:35AM LEC K.Komura             Off Campus Natomas N202  13060 Textbook


ESLL 50    Intermediate-Mid Listening and Speaking    4 Units

Prerequisite: ESLL 40 with a grade of "C" or better; or, for those not previously enrolled in an ESL listening course within the Los Rios district, placement through the assessment process.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in an ESL Reading and Writing course at the student's assessed level.
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This intermediate-mid level course, intended for non-native speakers of English, helps students understand and be understood in both familiar and unfamiliar situations. Class activities introduce academic listening and speaking activities and continue to work on pronunciation skills.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
W         08:00AM-10:05AM LEC C.Ridgeway           ARC MAIN Tech Ed 304     10853 
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F         08:00AM-10:05AM LEC C.Ridgeway           ARC MAIN DaviesHall 102  10853 Textbook
TTh       12:30PM-02:35PM LEC J.Ryther             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 102  10854 Textbook
MW        02:45PM-04:50PM LEC P.Bracco             ARC MAIN Portable 601    10924 Textbook
TTh       05:00PM-07:05PM LEC O.Limmaneeprasert    ARC MAIN Portable 601    13045 Textbook
MW        08:30AM-10:35AM LEC S.Pezone             Off Campus Natomas N203  13058 Textbook


ESLL 97    ESL Center: Listening 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 high-intermediate levels to develop and reinforce specific listening and speaking skills while working independently and/or in small groups. Coursework includes offerings in listening comprehension, conversational skills, pronunciation, vocabulary and oral grammar topics. 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. ESLL 97 is graded pass/no pass and may be taken four times.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 27-Dec 12
TBA       TBA             LAB K.Hess               ARC MAIN LRC ESL         11546 
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This class meets MW, 10:00 AM - 11:05 AM. Required TBA hours per week:
.25 unit - .8 hr. / .5 unit = 1.7 hrs. / .75 unit = 2.5 hrs / 1.0 unit = 3.4 hrs.

TBA       TBA             LAB K.Hess               ARC MAIN LRC ESL         11547 Textbook
This class meets MW, 12:05 PM - 1:10 PM. Required TBA hours per week:
.25 unit - .8 hr. / .5 unit = 1.7 hrs. / .75 unit = 2.5 hrs / 1.0 unit = 3.4 hrs.

TBA       TBA             LAB A.Joye               ARC MAIN LRC ESL         11728 Textbook
This class meets MW, 3:05 PM - 4:10 PM. Required TBA hours per week:
.25 unit - .8 hr. / .5 unit = 1.7 hrs. / .75 unit = 2.5 hrs / 1.0 unit = 3.4 hrs.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 28-Dec 14
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Ryther             ARC MAIN LRC ESL         11980 Textbook
This class meets Fridays, 11:05 AM - 1:10 PM. Required TBA hours per week:
.25 unit - .8 hr. / .5 unit = 1.7 hrs. / .75 unit = 2.5 hrs / 1.0 unit = 3.4 hrs.


NOTE: The above classes meet in the ESL Center in the Learning Resource Center. Students may enroll in any open section. Late registration is allowed through November 09, 2012, as long as space is available and with the permission of the Center coordinator. Hours of attendance are flexible and will be arranged around each student's individual schedule. The ESL Center is open Monday through Thursday from 9:00 a.m. to 7:10 p.m., and on Friday from 9:00 a.m.-1:05 p.m..

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 28-Dec 13
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Caspersen Schultz  ARC MAIN LRC ESL         11548 Textbook
This class meets TTH, 1:05 PM - 2:10 PM. Required TBA hours per week:
.25 unit - .8 hr. / .5 unit = 1.7 hrs. / .75 unit = 2.5 hrs / 1.0 unit = 3.4 hrs.

TBA       TBA             LAB J.Zadra              ARC MAIN LRC ESL         11808 Textbook
This class meets TTH, 4:05 PM - 5:0510 PM. Required TBA hours per week:
.25 unit - .8 hr. / .5 unit = 1.7 hrs. / .75 unit = 2.5 hrs / 1.0 unit = 3.4 hrs.


ESLL 310    Intermediate-High Listening and Speaking    4 Units

Prerequisite: ESLL 50 with a grade of "C" or better; or, for those not previously enrolled in an ESL listening course within the Los Rios district, placement through the assessment process.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in an ESL Reading and Writing course at the student's assessed level.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This intermediate-high-level course, intended for non-native speakers of English, develops listening and speaking for academic purposes, including comprehension of lectures, note-taking, and classroom discussion. It includes a review of American English sounds with emphasis on understanding and producing stress, rhythm, and intonation patterns to communicate effectively.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20
TTh       08:00AM-10:05AM LEC G.White              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 102  13052 
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TTh       02:45PM-04:50PM LEC G.Moran              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 102  13041 Textbook

Fall 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: November 5, 2012