Spring 2012 Class Schedule (ARC)



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ESLL 20    Novice Listening and Speaking    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
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 focuses on understanding and producing appropriate language utilizing learned phrases and expressions required for everyday communication. Basic clarification strategies will be demonstrated and practiced. English sounds and intonation patterns will be introduced. Credit/no credit grading only. May be taken twice for credit.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
TTh       08:30AM-10:35AM LEC K.Ruan               Off Campus Natomas N202  12299 
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ESLL 30    Novice-High Listening and Speaking    4 Units

Prerequisite: ESLL 20 or, for those who have not successfully completed ESLL 20 in the Los Rios District, placement through the assessment process.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in an ESL Reading and/or Writing course at the student's assessed level.
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, Jan 14-May 16
MF        08:00AM-10:05AM LEC B.Verhage            ARC MAIN Portable 601    10847 
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TTh       08:00AM-10:05AM LEC G.Moran              ARC MAIN Portable 601    10849 Textbook
TTh       08:30AM-10:35AM LEC K.Komura             Off Campus Natomas N203  12301 Textbook
MW        08:30AM-10:35AM LEC E.Moon               Off Campus Natomas N102  12302 Textbook


ESLL 40    Intermediate-Low Listening and Speaking    4 Units

Prerequisite: ESLL 30 or, for those who have not successfully completed ESLL 30 in the Los Rios District, placement through the assessment process.
Corequisite: Concurrent enrollment in an ESL Reading and Writing course at the student's assessed level.
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, Jan 14-May 16
MW        08:00AM-10:05AM LEC A.Creighton          ARC MAIN DaviesHall 102  10970 
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TTh       10:15AM-12:20PM LEC J.Leatherman         ARC MAIN Tech Ed 304     10860 Textbook
MW        12:30PM-02:35PM LEC P.Hoggan             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 102  19432 Textbook
MW        02:45PM-04:50PM LEC P.Hoggan             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 218  10861 Textbook
MW        08:30AM-10:35AM LEC K.Komura             Off Campus Natomas N202  12303 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, Jan 14-May 16
WF        08:00AM-10:05AM LEC G.White              ARC MAIN Tech Ed 304     10870 
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M         08:00AM-10:05AM LEC J.Ryther             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 304     19434 Textbook
F         10:15AM-12:20PM LEC J.Ryther             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 102  19434 Textbook
TTh       12:30PM-02:35PM LEC J.Ryther             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 102  10871 Textbook
MW        02:45PM-04:50PM LEC C.Hindman            ARC MAIN Tech Ed 304     10954 Textbook
MW        08:30AM-10:35AM LEC S.Pezone             Off Campus Natomas N203  12304 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, Jan 17-May 08
TTh       09:00AM-10:05AM LAB K.Hess               ARC MAIN LRC ESL         11526 
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TTh       11:05AM-12:10PM LAB S.Pezone             ARC MAIN LRC ESL         11528 Textbook
TTh       05:00PM-06:05PM LAB T.Nguyen             ARC MAIN LRC ESL         20004 Textbook
NOTE: Meets in the ESL Center in the Learning Resource Center. Students may enroll in any open section. Late registration is allowed through March 23, 2012, as long as space is available and with 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.-1:10 p.m.

Schedule: Other Term, Jan 18-May 09
MW        10:00AM-11:05AM LAB A.Joye               ARC MAIN LRC ESL         11527 Textbook
MW        01:00PM-02:05PM LAB J.Gamber             ARC MAIN LRC ESL         12392 Textbook
MW        04:05PM-05:10PM LAB K.Hess               ARC MAIN LRC ESL         13228 Textbook


ESLL 310    Intermediate-High Listening and Speaking    4 Units

Prerequisite: ESLL 50 or, for those who have not completed ESLL courses in 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, Jan 14-May 16
MW        12:30PM-02:35PM LEC E.Specker            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 110  10836 
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TTh       05:00PM-07:05PM LEC C.Kelly              ARC MAIN DaviesHall 110  19437 Textbook


ESLL 320    Advanced-Low Listening and Speaking    4 Units

Prerequisite: ESLL 310 or, for students who have not taken ESLL courses in the Los Rios district, placement through the assessment process.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in ESL Reading and Writing courses at the student's assessed level.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This course provides intensive practice in listening and active participation strategies for U.S. college courses. Activities include listening to extended lectures from various subject areas, refining note-taking skills, participating in in-depth discussions, and giving oral presentations. Practice of pronunciation skills is also covered.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
TTh       10:15AM-12:20PM LEC P.Bracco             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 102  10842 
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Spring 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: April 17, 2012