Spring 2019 Class Schedule (ARC)



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ESL 34    Novice-High Skills Lab    .5-1.5 Units

Prerequisite: ESLL 20, ESLR 20, or ESLW 20 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
Hours: 81 hours LAB
Description: This course develops, expands, and reinforces multiple English language skills at the novice-high level in an independent and/or small group environment. Coursework includes integrated study topics relative to vocabulary and study skills, reading and grammar use, idiomatic language study and application, conversation and listening skills, and assorted integrated software programs. Late registration is allowed as long as space is available and with the permission of the instructor. This course may be taken up to 3 times, for a total of 1.5 units, using different modules. This course is not a substitute for other ESL courses. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

MW08:00AM-10:15AMLABK.HessARC MAIN LRC ESL11663TextbookFree Digital Book
TTh08:00AM-10:15AMLABK.KomuraARC MAIN LRC ESL11675TextbookFree Digital Book
F08:00AM-12:35PMLABP.BraccoARC MAIN LRC ESL11882TextbookFree Digital Book
F08:00AM-12:30PMLABE.SpeckerARC MAIN LRC ESL13626Textbook
TTh09:00AM-11:15AMLABK.HessARC MAIN LRC ESL13630Textbook
MW10:15AM-12:30PMLABK.FertelARC MAIN LRC ESL11876TextbookFree Digital Book
TTh10:15AM-12:30PMLABT.MontgomeryARC MAIN LRC ESL11665TextbookFree Digital Book
MW10:45AM-01:00PMLABK.KomuraARC MAIN LRC ESL11879TextbookFree Digital Book
TTh10:45AM-01:00PMLABA.JoyeARC MAIN LRC ESL11877TextbookFree Digital Book
MW12:30PM-02:45PMLABJ.DriscollARC MAIN LRC ESL11664TextbookFree Digital Book
TTh12:30PM-02:45PMLABM.RauARC MAIN LRC ESL11880TextbookFree Digital Book
MW02:45PM-05:00PMLABS.PezoneARC MAIN LRC ESL11881TextbookFree Digital Book
TTh02:45PM-05:00PMLABS.ValcuARC MAIN LRC ESL11674TextbookFree Digital Book
MW05:00PM-07:15PMLABE.HaaralaARC MAIN LRC ESL11878TextbookFree Digital Book
TTh05:00PM-07:15PMLABJ.DriscollARC MAIN LRC ESL11666TextbookFree Digital Book
The above classes meet in the ESL Ctr in the Learning Resource Center. Students may enroll in any open section of ESL 34 that does not conflict with their other scheduled courses. Late registration is allowed through April 12, 2019, as long as space is available and with permission of the Center coordinator. Hours of attendance can be flexible and arranged around each student's individual schedule. The ESL Ctr is open Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 7:15 p.m., and on Friday from 8:00 a.m.-12:35 p.m.


ESL 44    Intermediate-Low Skills Lab    .5-1.5 Units

Prerequisite: ESLL 30, ESLR 30, or ESLW 30 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
Hours: 81 hours LAB
Description: This course develops, expands, and reinforces multiple English language skills at the intermediate-low level in an independent and/or in small group environment. Coursework includes integrated study topics relative to vocabulary and study skills, reading and grammar use, idiomatic language study and application, conversation and listening skills, and assorted integrated software programs. Late registration is allowed as long as space is available and with the permission of the instructor. This course may be taken up to 3 times, for a total of 1.5 units, using different modules. This course is not a substitute for other ESL courses. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

MW08:00AM-10:15AMLABK.HessARC MAIN LRC ESL11667TextbookFree Digital Book
TTh08:00AM-10:15AMLABK.KomuraARC MAIN LRC ESL11668TextbookFree Digital Book
F08:00AM-12:35PMLABP.BraccoARC MAIN LRC ESL11891TextbookFree Digital Book
F08:00AM-12:30PMLABE.SpeckerARC MAIN LRC ESL13627Textbook
TTh09:00AM-11:15AMLABK.HessARC MAIN LRC ESL13631Textbook
MW10:15AM-12:30PMLABK.FertelARC MAIN LRC ESL11885TextbookFree Digital Book
TTh10:15AM-12:30PMLABT.MontgomeryARC MAIN LRC ESL11669TextbookFree Digital Book
MW10:45AM-01:00PMLABK.KomuraARC MAIN LRC ESL11888TextbookFree Digital Book
TTh10:45AM-01:00PMLABA.JoyeARC MAIN LRC ESL11886TextbookFree Digital Book
MW12:30PM-02:45PMLABJ.DriscollARC MAIN LRC ESL11670TextbookFree Digital Book
TTh12:30PM-02:45PMLABM.RauARC MAIN LRC ESL11889TextbookFree Digital Book
MW02:45PM-05:00PMLABS.PezoneARC MAIN LRC ESL11890TextbookFree Digital Book
TTh02:45PM-05:00PMLABS.ValcuARC MAIN LRC ESL11883TextbookFree Digital Book
MW05:00PM-07:15PMLABE.HaaralaARC MAIN LRC ESL11887TextbookFree Digital Book
TTh05:00PM-07:15PMLABJ.DriscollARC MAIN LRC ESL11884TextbookFree Digital Book
The above classes meet in the ESL Ctr in the Learning Resource Center. Students may enroll in any open section of ESL 44 that does not conflict with their other scheduled courses. Late registration is allowed through April 12, 2019, as long as space is available and with permission of the Center coordinator. Hours of attendance can be flexible and arranged around each student's individual schedule. The ESL Ctr is open Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 7:15 p.m., and on Friday from 8:00 a.m.-12:35 p.m.


ESL 54    Intermediate-Mid Skills Lab    .5-1.5 Units

Prerequisite: ESLL 40, ESLR 40, or ESLW 40 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
Hours: 81 hours LAB
Description: This course develops, expands, and reinforces multiple English language skills at the intermediate-mid level in an independent and/or small group environment. Coursework includes integrated study topics relative to vocabulary and study skills, reading and grammar use, idiomatic language study and application, conversation and listening skills, and assorted integrated software programs. Late registration is allowed as long as space is available and with the permission of the instructor. This course may be taken up to 3 times, for a total of 1.5 units, using different modules. This course is not a substitute for other ESL courses. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

MW08:00AM-10:15AMLABK.HessARC MAIN LRC ESL11892TextbookFree Digital Book
TTh08:00AM-10:15AMLABK.KomuraARC MAIN LRC ESL11893TextbookFree Digital Book
F08:00AM-12:35PMLABP.BraccoARC MAIN LRC ESL11901TextbookFree Digital Book
F08:00AM-12:30PMLABE.SpeckerARC MAIN LRC ESL13628Textbook
TTh09:00AM-11:15AMLABK.HessARC MAIN LRC ESL13632Textbook
MW10:15AM-12:30PMLABK.FertelARC MAIN LRC ESL11895TextbookFree Digital Book
TTh10:15AM-12:30PMLABT.MontgomeryARC MAIN LRC ESL11671TextbookFree Digital Book
MW10:45AM-01:00PMLABK.KomuraARC MAIN LRC ESL11898TextbookFree Digital Book
TTh10:45AM-01:00PMLABA.JoyeARC MAIN LRC ESL11896TextbookFree Digital Book
MW12:30PM-02:45PMLABJ.DriscollARC MAIN LRC ESL11672TextbookFree Digital Book
TTh12:30PM-02:45PMLABM.RauARC MAIN LRC ESL11899TextbookFree Digital Book
MW02:45PM-05:00PMLABS.PezoneARC MAIN LRC ESL11900TextbookFree Digital Book
TTh02:45PM-05:00PMLABS.ValcuARC MAIN LRC ESL11673TextbookFree Digital Book
MW05:00PM-07:15PMLABE.HaaralaARC MAIN LRC ESL11897TextbookFree Digital Book
TTh05:00PM-07:15PMLABJ.DriscollARC MAIN LRC ESL11894TextbookFree Digital Book
The above classes meet in the ESL Ctr in the Learning Resource Center. Students may enroll in any open section of ESL 54 that does not conflict with their other scheduled courses. Late registration is allowed through April 12, 2019, as long as space is available and with permission of the Center coordinator. Hours of attendance can be flexible and arranged around each student's individual schedule. The ESL Ctr is open Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 7:15 p.m., and on Friday from 8:00 a.m.-12:35 p.m.


ESL 55    Intermediate-Mid Integrated Reading and Writing    6 Units

Prerequisite: ESLR 40 and ESLW 40 with grades of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
Hours: 108 hours LEC
Description: This intermediate-mid level integrated-skills course for non-native speakers of English is an accelerated pathway to complete 50-level coursework in reading and writing. This course integrates two existing courses, ESLR 50 (Intermediate-Mid Reading) and ESLW 50 (Intermediate-Mid Writing) and introduces academic reading skills through analyzing readings from a number of rhetorical styles as well as techniques and processes essential to reading comprehension and essay writing. Language instruction focuses on strengthening individual proofreading and editing skills. Completion of this course is equivalent to completion of both ESLW 50 and ESLR 50 and serves as a prerequisite to ESLR 310 and ESLW 310. This course is not open to students who have completed ESLW 50 and/or ESLR 50.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

TTh10:15AM-12:20PMLECK.FertelARC MAIN Portable 610B20614Textbook
F08:00AM-10:05AMLECTBAARC MAIN Portable 610B20614Textbook

ESL 94    Intermediate-High Skills Lab    .5-1.5 Units

Prerequisite: ESL 55, ESL 56, ESLG 50, ESLL 50, ESLR 50, or ESLW 50 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
Hours: 81 hours LAB
Description: This course develops, expands, and reinforces multiple English language skills at the intermediate-high level in an independent and/or in small group environment. Coursework includes integrated study topics relative to vocabulary and study skills, reading and grammar use, idiomatic language study and application, conversation and listening skills, workplace skills, composition and writing, and assorted integrated software programs. Late registration is allowed as long as space is available and with the permission of the instructor. This course is not a substitute for other ESL courses. This course may be taken up to three times for a total of 1.5 units, using different modules. Pass/No Pass only.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

MW08:00AM-10:15AMLABK.HessARC MAIN LRC ESL12030TextbookFree Digital Book
TTh08:00AM-10:15AMLABK.KomuraARC MAIN LRC ESL12031TextbookFree Digital Book
F08:00AM-12:35PMLABP.BraccoARC MAIN LRC ESL12042TextbookFree Digital Book
F08:00AM-12:30PMLABE.SpeckerARC MAIN LRC ESL13629Textbook
TTh09:00AM-11:15AMLABK.HessARC MAIN LRC ESL13633Textbook
MW10:15AM-12:30PMLABK.FertelARC MAIN LRC ESL12036TextbookFree Digital Book
TTh10:15AM-12:30PMLABT.MontgomeryARC MAIN LRC ESL12032TextbookFree Digital Book
MW10:45AM-01:00PMLABK.KomuraARC MAIN LRC ESL12039TextbookFree Digital Book
TTh10:45AM-01:00PMLABA.JoyeARC MAIN LRC ESL12037TextbookFree Digital Book
MW12:30PM-02:45PMLABJ.DriscollARC MAIN LRC ESL12033TextbookFree Digital Book
TTh12:30PM-02:45PMLABM.RauARC MAIN LRC ESL12040TextbookFree Digital Book
MW02:45PM-05:00PMLABS.PezoneARC MAIN LRC ESL12041TextbookFree Digital Book
TTh02:45PM-05:00PMLABS.ValcuARC MAIN LRC ESL12034TextbookFree Digital Book
MW05:00PM-07:15PMLABE.HaaralaARC MAIN LRC ESL12038TextbookFree Digital Book
TTh05:00PM-07:15PMLABJ.DriscollARC MAIN LRC ESL12035TextbookFree Digital Book
The above classes meet in the ESL Center in the Learning Resource Center. Students may enroll in any open section of ESL 94 that does not conflict with their other scheduled courses. Late registration is allowed through April 12, 2019, as long as space is available and with permission of the Center coordinator. Hours of attendance can be flexible and arranged around each student's individual schedule. The ESL Center is open Monday through Thursday from 8 a.m. to 7:15 p.m., and on Friday from 8:00 a.m.-12:35 p.m.


ESL 315    Intermediate-High Integrated Reading and Writing    6 Units

Prerequisite: ESLR 50 (Intermediate-Mid Reading) and ESLW 50 (Intermediate-Mid Writing), OR ESL 55 (Intermediate-Mid Integrated Reading and Writing)
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 108 hours LEC
Description: This intermediate-high level integrated-skills course for non-native speakers of English is an accelerated pathway to complete 310-level coursework in reading and writing. This course integrates two existing courses, ESLR 310 and ESLW 310, and introduces academic reading skills through analyzing readings from a number of rhetorical styles as well as techniques and processes essential to reading comprehension and essay writing. Language instruction focuses on strengthening individual proofreading and editing skills. Completion of this course is equivalent to completion of both ESLR 310 and ESLW 310 and serves as a prerequisite to ESLR 320, ESLW 320, and ESL 325. This course is not open to students who have completed both ESLR 310 and ESLW 310.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

MW10:15AM-12:20PMLECE.SpeckerARC MAIN Tech Ed 30421176Textbook
TBATBALECTBAARC MAIN Online 21176Textbook
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
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ESL 325    Advanced-Low Integrated Reading and Writing    6 Units

Prerequisite: ESLR 310 and ESLW 310 with grades of "C" or better
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 108 hours LEC
Description: This advanced-low level integrated-skills course for non-native speakers of English is an accelerated pathway to complete 320-level coursework in reading and writing. This course integrates two existing courses, ESLR 320 and ESLW 320, and focuses on refining academic reading and writing skills, as well as practice in synthesizing and integrating research into argumentative writing. Reading instruction emphasizes speed, vocabulary development, and analytical comprehension. Language instruction includes the construction of well-organized and focused academic essays on a variety of topics with a focus on the development of ideas in body paragraphs, sentence variety, and the mechanics of English. Written final drafts of essays totaling at least 6,000 words are required. Completion of this course is equivalent to completion of both ESLR 320 and ESLW 320 and serves as a prerequisite for ESLR 340 and ESLW 340. This course is not open to students who have completed both ESLR 320 and ESLW 320.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

MW12:30PM-02:35PMLECS.ValcuARC MAIN DaviesHall 20920570Textbook
TBATBALECS.ValcuARC MAIN Online 20570Textbook

ESL 350    Advanced Composition and Literature    4 Units

Prerequisite: A grade of "C" or better in ESLW 340 AND a grade of "C" or better in ESLR 340 or a qualifying score on a reading competency examination administered by an Assessment Center in the Los Rios District.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(b); CSU Area A3
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This course covers reading and interpreting major types of literature, including poetry, drama, and fiction. It includes study in critical thinking and essay writing. It also emphasizes reading and written analysis of major literary works. Writing assignments total at least 8,500 words. Field trips may be required.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 19-May 22

TTh12:30PM-02:35PMLECM.TravisARC MAIN DaviesHall 20611363Textbook

Spring 2019 Class Schedule

Updated: November 9, 2018