Fall 2011 Class Schedule (CRC)



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ESLW 20    Novice Writing    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: This course is for students with little experience in English. It is an introduction to writing English. Students will learn to spell through phonetics and sight words, phrases, parts of speech and the elements of basic sentences. They will learn to write both yes and no questions, and why and how questions. Finally, they will be able to write about common topics introduced in all beginning language courses. This course is for non-native speakers of English who plan to take college courses.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC R.Farley             CRC MAIN L 104           17728 
Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LAB R.Farley             CRC MAIN LRC 222           


ESLW 30    Novice-High Writing    4 Units

Prerequisite: ESLW 20 with a grade of "C" or better; or equivalent skills demonstrated through the assessment process.
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: In this course students will learn simple sentences and paragraph structures. This course is an introduction to writing in English for non-native speakers who plan to take college courses.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC L.Marchand           CRC MAIN L 104           17764 
Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LAB L.Marchand           CRC MAIN LRC 222           
 


ESLW 40    Intermediate-Low Writing    4 Units

Prerequisite: Completion of ESLW 30 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: In this course students will learn to write focused paragraphs with a clear beginning, middle and end. They will learn to use critical thinking skills and correct grammar in their writing.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC M.Do                 CRC MAIN L 105           17788 
Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LAB M.Do                 CRC MAIN LRC 221           
 

MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LEC J.Wilson             CRC MAIN LRC 104         20158 Textbook
TTh       04:30PM-05:50PM LAB J.Wilson             CRC MAIN LRC 221           


ESLW 50    Intermediate-Mid Writing    4 Units

Prerequisite: Completion of ESLW 40 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
Hours: 54 hours LEC ; 54 hours LAB
Description: In this course students will learn techniques essential to essay writing. They will continue to develop sentence structure in longer pieces of writing.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC M.McClurg-Mackinnon  CRC MAIN L 105           17732 
Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LAB M.McClurg-Mackinnon  CRC MAIN LRC 221           
 


ESLW 310    Intermediate-High Writing    4 Units

Prerequisite: ESLW 50 with a grade of "C" or better; or equivalent skills demonstrated through the assessment process.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
See UC Limitations & Counselor
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: In this course students will continue to develop their writing skills through the writing process to create focused, fully developed and well-organized essays. The course focuses on writing for different purposes, sentence variety and emerging mastery of mechanics in the context of essays. Essays will incorporate outside sources as well as personal experience.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        03:00PM-05:05PM LEC M.Do                 CRC MAIN LRC 222         17720 
Textbook
 

MW        08:00AM-08:50AM LEC S.Sutter             CRC MAIN L 105           19726 Textbook
F         08:00AM-10:05AM LEC S.Sutter             CRC MAIN L 105           19726 Textbook


ESLW 320    Advanced-Low Writing    4 Units

Prerequisite: ESLW 310 with a grade of "C" or better; or equivalent skills demonstrated through the assessment process.
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
See UC Limitations & Counselor
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: In this course students will analyze and employ techniques throughout the writing process to produce a variety of well focused, fully developed and organized essays. The course also emphasizes competent sentence variety and mastering the mechanics of English in the context of the essay. Essays will incorporate outside sources as well as personal experience.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       03:00PM-05:05PM LEC S.Carter             CRC MAIN L 105           20162 
Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-07:35PM LEC T.Abeid              CRC MAIN L 105           20164 Textbook


ESLW 340    Advanced Composition    4 Units

Prerequisite: ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better; or equivalent skills demonstrated through the assessment process.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(a) (effective Summer 2011); CSU Area A2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This college composition course emphasizes reading analysis, writing, and critical thinking skills, while also addressing the specific language and cultural needs of non-native speakers. These skills are essential for successful completion of a two or four-year college program. Writing assignments include expository and argumentative prose based on analysis of a variety of assigned readings and original research including a fully documented research paper and in-class essays.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       03:00PM-05:05PM LEC J.Francisco          CRC MAIN LRC 222         20634 
Textbook

Fall 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: December 19, 2011