Spring 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, Jan 15-May 18
MW        11:30AM-12:50PM LEC T.Dang               CRC MAIN P 131           18526 
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TTh       11:30AM-12:50PM LAB R.Farley             CRC MAIN LRC 222           


ESLW 30    Novice-High Writing    4 Units

Prerequisite: Completion of ESLW 20 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 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, Jan 15-May 18
MW        04:00PM-05:20PM LEC S.Carter             CRC MAIN BS 112A         18570 
Textbook
TTh       04:00PM-05:20PM LAB S.Carter             CRC MAIN LRC 221           


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, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       11:30AM-12:50PM LEC M.Do                 CRC MAIN P 131           18588 
Textbook
MW        11:30AM-12:50PM LAB M.Do                 CRC MAIN LRC 221           
 

TTh       04:00PM-05:20PM LEC J.Wilson             CRC MAIN P 131           21088 Textbook
MW        04:00PM-05:20PM 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, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       11:30AM-12:50PM LEC M.McClurg-Mackinnon  CRC MAIN L 105           18530 
Textbook
MW        11:30AM-12:50PM LAB M.McClurg-Mackinnon  CRC MAIN LRC 222           
 

TTh       01:00PM-02:20PM LEC E.Rose               CRC MAIN L 105           21458 Textbook
MW        01:00PM-02:20PM LAB E.Rose               CRC MAIN LRC 221           


ESLW 310    Intermediate-High Writing    4 Units

Prerequisite: Completion of ESLW 50 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement 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 ability to respond to a variety of essay assignments. They will practice critical thinking skills through class discussion and written response to readings and prompts. They will refine their ability to control a range of sentence structures.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
F         09:00AM-01:05PM LEC M.Do                 CRC MAIN LRC 222         18518 
Textbook
TTh       05:30PM-07:35PM LEC S.Carter             CRC MAIN L 105           21092 Textbook


ESLW 320    Advanced-Low Writing    4 Units

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

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 15-May 18
F         09:00AM-01:05PM LEC S.Carter             CRC MAIN BS 148          18386 
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ESLW 340    Advanced Composition    4 Units

Prerequisite: ESLW 320 with a grade of "C" or better; or equivalent skills demonstrated through the assessment process.
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, Jan 15-May 18
MW        12:00PM-02:05PM LEC R.Farley             CRC MAIN BS 148          30186 
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Spring 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: April 27, 2011