Spring 2015 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 17-May 20
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC S.Carter             CRC MAIN L 105           14648 
Textbook
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LAB S.Carter             CRC MAIN LRC 221           


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, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LEC L.Marchand           CRC MAIN L 104           14658 
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, Jan 17-May 20
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC M.Do                 CRC MAIN L 104           14666 
Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LAB M.Do                 CRC MAIN LRC 222           


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 17-May 20
MW        12:00PM-01:20PM LEC J.Francisco          CRC MAIN L 105           14650 
Textbook
TTh       12:00PM-01:20PM LAB J.Francisco          CRC MAIN LRC 221           
 

MW        04:30PM-05:50PM LEC T.Saur               CRC MAIN L 104           15797 Textbook
TTh       04:30PM-05:50PM LAB S.Sutter             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, Jan 17-May 20
MW        08:00AM-08:50AM LEC J.Strode             CRC MAIN L 105           14644 
Textbook
F         08:00AM-10:05AM LEC J.Strode             CRC MAIN L 105           14644 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, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       03:00PM-05:05PM LEC S.Carter             CRC MAIN L 105           15699 
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); 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, Jan 17-May 20
TTh       08:20AM-10:25AM LEC S.Coelho             CRC MAIN LRC 222         15602 
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Spring 2015 Class Schedule

Updated: May 4, 2015