Fall 2011 Class Schedule (FLC)



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ESLW 20    Novice Writing    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: ESL 91
Advisory: ESLL 20 and ESLR 20
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: ESLW 20 is a writing course for non-native English speakers at the novice level. This course is an introduction to writing in English. Students write about familiar topics focusing on the structure of English sentences including parts of speech and word order. Emphasis is on the production of clear, basic written sentences using common everyday vocabulary. Question formation is also demonstrated and practiced. By the end of the semester, students will be able to write simple sentences using correct grammar.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        11:15AM-01:20PM LEC S.Eckman             Off Campus RCC 13        21436 
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Students who enroll in this ESL class must also be enrolled in any section of ESL 91 for at least one-half of a unit (0.5 units)

MW        07:00PM-09:05PM LEC A.Bjerke             El Dorado EDC C214       28657 Textbook
Students who enroll in this ESL class must also be enrolled in any section of ESL 91 for at least one-half of a unit (0.5 units)


ESLW 30    Novice-High Writing    4 Units

Prerequisite: ESLW 20 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
Corequisite: ESL 90
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: ESLW 30 is a course for non-native English speakers at the novice-high level. It will enable students to progress from writing simple sentences to writing narrative and descriptive paragraphs on topics related to their everyday life and experience.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        11:15AM-01:20PM LEC J.Kashi              Off Campus RCC 3         21440 
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Students who enroll in this ESL class must also be enrolled in any section of ESL 91 for at least one-half of a unit (0.5 units)


ESLW 40    Intermediate-Low Writing    4 Units

Prerequisite: ESLW 30 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
Corequisite: ESL 92
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This is a course for non-native speakers of English at the intermediate-low level which focuses on writing paragraphs with a clear beginning, middle, and end while developing correct sentence structure. Students learn to use critical thinking skills and correct grammar in their writing. By the end of the semester, students are able to write multiple paragraphs.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       11:15AM-01:20PM LEC K.Miceli             Off Campus RCC 13        21444 
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Students who enroll in this ESL class must also be enrolled in any section of ESL 92 for at least one-half of a unit (0.5 units)

TTh       06:00PM-08:05PM LEC W.Wise               Off Campus RCC 12        22536 Textbook
Students who enroll in this ESL class must also be enrolled in any section of ESL 92 for at least one-half of a unit (0.5 units)


ESLW 50    Intermediate-Mid Writing    4 Units

Prerequisite: ESLW 40 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
Corequisite: ESL 92
Advisory: ESLG 57, ESLL 50, and ESLR 50
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This is a course for non-native speakers at the intermediate-mid level which focuses on the development of paragraph writing in a variety of rhetorical modes through guided writing and practice. By the end of the semester, students will progress to writing multi-paragraph essays. 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
TTh       11:15AM-01:20PM LEC M.Page               Off Campus RCC 12        21782 
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Students who enroll in this ESL class must also be enrolled in any section of ESL 92 for at least one-half of a unit (0.5 units)


ESLW 310    Intermediate-High Writing    4 Units

Prerequisite: ESLW 50 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
Advisory: ESLG 310, ESLL 310, and ESLR 310
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: In this course, students at the intermediate-high level will develop their ability to respond to a variety of essay assignments. They will use the writing process to produce developed, organized, and unified essays. They will practice critical thinking skills through class discussion and written response to readings. They will refine their ability to control a range of grammatical structures.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        09:30AM-11:35AM LEC D.Tinoco             FLC MAIN FL5 111         21446 
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ESLW 320    Advanced-Low Writing    4 Units

Prerequisite: ESLW 310 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
Course Transferable to CSU
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, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       09:30AM-11:35AM LEC A.Bjerke             FLC MAIN FL5 111         28659 
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Fall 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: November 30, 2011