Spring 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, Jan 13-May 16

TTh08:00AM-10:05AMLECA.JoyeARC MAIN Portable 610B11814Textbook
TTh10:15AM-12:20PMLECP.BraccoARC MAIN Portable 60112595Textbook
TTh05:00PM-07:05PMLECK.RuanARC MAIN DaviesHall 11011815Textbook

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, Jan 13-May 16

TTh12:30PM-02:35PMLECE.HaaralaARC MAIN DaviesHall 10210513Textbook
MW12:30PM-02:35PMLECK.FertelARC MAIN Tech Ed 30412909Textbook
TTh02:45PM-04:50PMLECG.FreemanARC MAIN Portable 610B12747Textbook
MW07:15PM-09:20PMLECD.HumphersARC MAIN DaviesHall 11010555Textbook
MW08:00AM-10:05AMLECP.DilgardOff Campus Natomas N20212412Textbook

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, Jan 13-May 16

MW08:00AM-10:05AMLECM.RauARC MAIN Portable 60110518Textbook
TTh07:15PM-09:20PMLECE.AraiARC MAIN Portable 610B13262Textbook
TTh12:30PM-02:35PMLECT.MontgomeryARC MAIN Tech Ed 30411724Textbook
MW07:15PM-09:20PMLECJ.RytherARC MAIN Portable 60112321Textbook
MW08:00AM-10:05AMLECT.MontgomeryOff Campus Natomas N20311207Textbook

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, Jan 13-May 16

TTh10:15AM-12:20PMLECT.MontgomeryARC MAIN Tech Ed 30412320Textbook
MW12:30PM-02:35PMLECS.PezoneARC MAIN Portable 60111725Textbook
TTh02:45PM-04:50PMLECS.ValcuARC MAIN Tech Ed 30411726Textbook
MW05:00PM-07:05PMLECS.PezoneARC MAIN DaviesHall 21512158Textbook
TTh08:00AM-10:05AMLECC.WilkinsonARC MAIN DaviesHall 21820155Textbook

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, Jan 13-May 16

MW10:15AM-12:20PMLECK.FertelARC MAIN Tech Ed 30410507Textbook
Th10:15AM-12:20PMLECD.SaurARC MAIN DaviesHall 20620156Textbook
TBATBALECD.SaurARC MAIN Online 20156Textbook
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
www.arc.losrios.edu/online

T12:30PM-02:35PMLECE.SpeckerARC MAIN DaviesHall 11011540Textbook
TBATBALECE.SpeckerARC MAIN Online 11540Textbook
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 www.arc.losrios.edu/online

MW02:45PM-04:50PMLECP.HogganARC MAIN DaviesHall 11010508Textbook
MW07:15PM-09:20PMLECL.CurtisARC MAIN Portable 610B13075Textbook

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, Jan 13-May 16

TTh08:00AM-10:05AMLECP.HogganARC MAIN Tech Ed 30411813Textbook
Th12:30PM-02:35PMLECE.SpeckerARC MAIN DaviesHall 11010554Textbook
TBATBALECE.SpeckerARC MAIN Online 10554Textbook
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
www.arc.losrios.edu/online

MW05:00PM-07:05PMLECC.HindmanARC MAIN Portable 610B11537Textbook

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, Jan 13-May 16

Th08:00AM-10:05AMLECK.FertelARC MAIN DaviesHall 11010511Textbook
TBATBALECK.FertelARC MAIN Online 10511Textbook
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
www.arc.losrios.edu/online

TTh07:15PM-09:20PMLECJ.VillalpandoARC MAIN DaviesHall 20620157Textbook

Spring 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: December 14, 2017