Spring 2018 Class Schedule (CRC)



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ESLW 20    Novice Writing    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: ESLW 20 is a writing course for English language learners at the novice level. This course is an introduction to English writing at the sentence and paragraph level. Students will write about familiar topics focusing on the structure of English including word form, parts of speech, verb tense and word order. Students will learn to construct affirmative and negative statements, and yes/no and information questions in simple present, simple past, present continuous and simple future tenses. This course is part of the ESL writing sequence which is designed to prepare English language learners to take college courses leading to a certificate, degree, and/or transfer.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
MTWTh     03:00PM-03:50PM LEC L.Marchand           CRC MAIN L 104           15602 
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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: 72 hours LEC
Description: ESLW 30 is a course for English language learners at the novice-high level. In this course students will expand control of English sentence and paragraph structures. Students will continue to develop mastery of verb tenses, subject verb agreement, singular and plural nouns, and punctuation within sentences. This course is part of the ESL writing sequence which is designed to prepare English language learners to take college courses leading to a certificate, degree, and/or transfer.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
MTWTh     12:00PM-12:50PM LEC L.Marchand           CRC MAIN L 104           14179 
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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: 72 hours LEC
Description: ESLW 40 is a writing course for English language learners at the intermediate-low level. This course builds skills in writing at the paragraph level. Students continue to build an understanding of the use of word form, parts of speech, verb tense, and English sentence structure. This course is part of the ESL writing sequence which is designed to prepare English language learners to take college courses leading to a certificate, degree, and/or transfer.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
TTh       08:45AM-10:50AM LEC J.Francisco          CRC MAIN L 104           14183 
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TTh       01:00PM-03:05PM LEC S.Kor                CRC MAIN LRC 221         15603 Textbook


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: 72 hours LEC
Description: ESLW 50 is a writing course for English language learners at the intermediate-mid level. This course introduces essay writing. Students build an understanding of the writing process, essay structure, and types of writing assignments. Students continue to build confidence in using correct sentence structure, grammar, and editing skills. This course is part of the ESL writing sequence which is designed to prepare English language learners to take college courses leading to a certificate, degree, and/or transfer.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
TTh       01:00PM-03:05PM LEC J.Francisco          CRC MAIN LRC 222         14173 
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ESLW 114    Intermediate Writing for Allied Health Careers    3 Units

Prerequisite: ESLW 40 with a grade of "C" or better, or equivalent skills demonstrated through the assessment process.
Advisory: ESLL 40 and ESLR 40 with grades of "C" or better
Hours: 54 hours LEC
Description: ESLW 114 is a writing course at the intermediate level designed for English language learners who wish to enter the allied health field. This course introduces students to the writing skills needed in both the academic and work environment. Students build an understanding of the writing process and types of writing necessary in the allied health field. Students continue to build confidence in using correct sentence structure, grammar, and editing skills.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
TTh       09:00AM-10:20AM LEC T.Abeid              CRC MAIN LRC 221         20240 
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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 13-May 16
TTh       11:00AM-01:05PM LEC M.Do                 CRC MAIN L 105           14169 
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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 13-May 16
TTh       01:15PM-03:20PM LEC S.Carter             CRC MAIN L 105           14996 
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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.
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. (Competency: Writing)

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 13-May 16
MW        08:45AM-10:50AM LEC T.Abeid              CRC MAIN L 105           14941 
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Spring 2018 Class Schedule

Updated: November 16, 2017