Spring 2014 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, Jan 18-May 21
MW        08:00AM-10:05AM LEC K.Komura             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 110  13235 
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TTh       02:45PM-04:50PM LEC J.Ryther             ARC MAIN DaviesHall 113  18718 Textbook
TTh       04:45PM-06:50PM LEC P.Dilgard            Off Campus Natomas/Ik C202 11776 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, Jan 18-May 21
TTh       08:00AM-10:05AM LEC M.Rau                ARC MAIN Portable 601    10689 
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MW        10:15AM-12:20PM LEC O.Limmaneeprasert    ARC MAIN DaviesHall 112  10690 Textbook
TTh       12:30PM-02:35PM LEC O.Limmaneeprasert    ARC MAIN Portable 610B   19925 Textbook
TTh       04:45PM-06:50PM LEC E.Specker            Off Campus Natomas/Ik C223 11777 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, Jan 18-May 21
TTh       10:15AM-12:20PM LEC P.Bracco             ARC MAIN Tech Ed 304     10696 
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MW        12:30PM-02:35PM LEC A.Creighton          ARC MAIN Portable 610B   12462 Textbook
MW        05:00PM-07:05PM LEC O.Limmaneeprasert    ARC MAIN Portable 601    10697 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 18-May 21
MW        12:30PM-02:35PM LEC J.Ryther             ARC MAIN Portable 601    18709 
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TTh       05:00PM-07:05PM LEC J.Ryther             ARC MAIN Portable 601    12851 Textbook
MW        04:45PM-06:50PM LEC K.Ruan               Off Campus Natomas/Ik C220 11779 Textbook


ESLL 310    Intermediate-High Listening and Speaking    4 Units

Prerequisite: ESLL 50 OR ESL 56 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, Jan 18-May 21
W         10:15AM-12:20PM LEC C.Hindman            ARC MAIN Portable 601    18707 
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F         10:15AM-12:20PM LEC C.Hindman            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 110  18707 Textbook
TTh       02:45PM-04:50PM LEC J.Leatherman         ARC MAIN Portable 610B   18708 Textbook


ESLL 320    Advanced-Low Listening and Speaking    4 Units

Prerequisite: ESLL 310 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 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 18-May 21
MW        10:15AM-12:20PM LEC B.Verhage            ARC MAIN DaviesHall 110  12968 
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Spring 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: September 22, 2014