Fall 2018 Class Schedule (ARC)



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ESLR 20    Novice Reading    4 Units

Prerequisite: Placement through the assessment process.
Advisory: One year of adult school and concurrent enrollment in ESL Writing and Listening/Speaking 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 literal understanding of basic vocabulary and readings at the Novice level. There is a focus on expanding basic vocabulary through readings, word parts, and word-form activities. The concepts of using context and giving personal reactions to readings are introduced.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh08:00AM-10:05AMLECA.JoyeARC MAIN Portable 610B11739Textbook
TTh10:15AM-12:20PMLECS.ValcuARC MAIN Portable 60112376Textbook
TTh05:00PM-07:05PMLECC.DeanARC MAIN DaviesHall 11011864Textbook

ESLR 30    Novice-High Reading    4 Units

Prerequisite: ESLR 20 with a grade of "C" or better; or, for those not previously enrolled in an ESL reading course within the Los Rios District, placement through the assessment process.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in ESL Listening and Speaking and Writing courses at the student's assessed level(s).
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This course focuses on literal comprehension of words, phrases, sentences, and paragraphs in short texts at the Novice-High level. Topics include core vocabulary, spelling rules, and grammar necessary to understand short readings.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW12:30PM-02:35PMLECE.HaaralaARC MAIN Tech Ed 30412665Textbook
TTh02:45PM-04:50PMLECE.SpeckerARC MAIN Portable 610B12472Textbook
TTh05:00PM-07:05PMLECE.HaaralaARC MAIN DaviesHall 20113290Textbook
MW07:15PM-09:20PMLECD.ChinteARC MAIN DaviesHall 11011543Textbook
MW08:00AM-10:05AMLECD.GlennOff Campus Natomas N20211555Textbook

ESLR 40    Intermediate-Low Reading    4 Units

Prerequisite: ESLR 30 (Novice-High Reading) with a grade of "C" or better; or, for those not previously enrolled in an ESL reading course within the Los Rios District, placement through the assessment process.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in an ESL Listening and Speaking and Writing course at the student's assessed level.
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This course, intended for non-native speakers of English, focuses on understanding vocabulary and readings at the Intermediate-Low level. It emphasizes developing reading skills, building vocabulary, and increasing fluency. Additional class activities include discussing and writing about readings.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW08:00AM-10:05AMLECM.RauARC MAIN Portable 60111546Textbook
TTh12:30PM-02:35PMLECJ.RytherARC MAIN Tech Ed 30411548Textbook
MW07:15PM-09:20PMLECE.MoonARC MAIN Portable 60110652Textbook
TTh07:15PM-09:20PMLECD.LewisARC MAIN Portable 610B13291Textbook
MW08:00AM-10:05AMLECT.MontgomeryOff Campus Natomas N20311556Textbook

ESLR 50    Intermediate-Mid Reading    4 Units

Prerequisite: ESLR 40 with a grade of "C" or better; or, for those not previously enrolled in an ESL reading course within the Los Rios District, placement through the assessment process.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in an ESL Listening/Speaking and an ESL Writing course at the student's assessed level.
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This course, intended for non-native speakers of English, focuses on the introduction of academic reading skills, with an emphasis on vocabulary development and literal comprehension. Course activities include reading, analyzing, discussing, and writing responses to ideas expressed in texts at the Intermediate-Mid level, as well as further practice with dictionary skills.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

MW08:00AM-10:05AMLECTBAARC MAIN DaviesHall 22113502Textbook
MW12:30PM-02:35PMLECS.PezoneARC MAIN Portable 60111685Textbook
TTh12:30PM-02:35PMLECG.FreemanARC MAIN DaviesHall 21820299Textbook
TTh02:45PM-04:50PMLECS.PezoneARC MAIN Tech Ed 30411686Textbook
MW05:00PM-07:05PMLECK.RuanARC MAIN Tech Ed 30412006Textbook
TTh07:45PM-09:50PMLECK.ScheiberOff Campus Natomas N20319165Textbook

ESLR 310    Intermediate-High Reading    4 Units

Prerequisite: ESLR 50, OR both ESL 55 and ESL 56, with a grade of "C" or better; or, for those not previously enrolled in an ESL reading course within the Los Rios District, placement through the assessment process.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in ESL Listening and Speaking and Writing courses at the student's assessed level(s).
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This course, intended for non-native speakers of English, focuses on the introduction of academic reading skills at the Intermediate-High level with an emphasis on speed, vocabulary expansion, and comprehension of ideas. Practice is provided in understanding, paraphrasing, summarizing, and responding, either orally or in writing, to ideas expressed in reading.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh08:00AM-10:05AMLECM.TravisARC MAIN DaviesHall 10219120Textbook
MW10:15AM-12:20PMLECP.HogganARC MAIN Tech Ed 30410580Textbook
T12:30PM-02:35PMLECK.FertelARC MAIN DaviesHall 11011551Textbook
TBATBALECK.FertelARC MAIN Online 11551Textbook
Online & In-class The above class meets both online and in the classroom.
For further information about the course requirements, please note the instructor's name above and then visit the website at
ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory
2.0 TBA online hrs

MW02:45PM-04:50PMLECE.SpeckerARC MAIN DaviesHall 11010581Textbook
MW07:15PM-09:20PMLECE.AraiARC MAIN Portable 610B12051Textbook

ESLR 320    Advanced-Low Reading    4 Units

Prerequisite: ESLR 310 with a grade of "C" or better; or, for those not previously enrolled in an ESL reading course within the Los Rios District, placement through the assessment process.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in an ESL listening/speaking and an ESL writing course at the student's assessed level.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This course, intended for non-native speakers of English, focuses on refining academic reading skills with an emphasis on speed, vocabulary development, and analytical comprehension. It also includes practice in research and synthesizing skills and extensive writing based on critical analysis of readings at the Advanced-Low level.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

TTh08:00AM-10:05AMLECT.MontgomeryARC MAIN Tech Ed 30410585Textbook
Th12:30PM-02:35PMLECE.SpeckerARC MAIN DaviesHall 11011553Textbook
TBATBALECE.SpeckerARC MAIN Online 11553Textbook
Online & In-class The above class meets both online and in the classroom.
For further information about the course requirements, please note the instructor's name above and then visit the website at
ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory
2.0 TBA online hrs per week

MW05:00PM-07:05PMLECB.BoucARC MAIN Portable 610B10627Textbook

ESLR 340    Advanced Reading Skills Through Literature    4 Units

Prerequisite: ESLR 320 with a grade of "C" or better; or, for those not previously enrolled in an ESL reading course within the Los Rios District, placement through the assessment process.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in ESL Listening/Speaking and Writing courses at the student's assessed levels.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This course, intended for advanced non-native speakers of English, is designed to improve vocabulary and reading skills. Readings include various forms of literature from a variety of cultures, including essays, poetry, drama, short stories, and novels. This course focuses on further development of critical thinking and reading skills needed for academic performance: (1) analysis and comprehension skills, (2) research and synthesizing skills, (3) vocabulary development, and (4) flexibility of reading rate. It also emphasizes the comparison and contrast of universal and metaphorical themes, as applied in various cultures, and includes extensive writing based on critical analysis of readings. (Competency: Reading)

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 25-Dec 20

Th08:00AM-10:05AMLECK.FertelARC MAIN DaviesHall 11010586Textbook
TBATBALECK.FertelARC MAIN Online 10586Textbook
Online & In-class The above class meets both online and in the classroom.
For further information about the course requirements, please note the instructor's name above and then visit the website at
ARC ONLINE Faculty Directory

TTh07:15PM-09:20PMLECE.RoomeARC MAIN DaviesHall 10213170Textbook

Fall 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: June 22, 2018