Fall 2017 Class Schedule (FLC)



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ESLW 20    Novice Writing    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: ESL 91
Advisory: ESLL 20 and ESLR 20; one year of adult school and concurrent enrollment in ESL Reading and Listening/Speaking courses at the student's assessed levels are highly recommended.
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 19-Dec 14
MW        11:15AM-01:20PM LEC B.Anayah             Rancho RCC1 125          15646 
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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        07:10PM-09:15PM LEC A.Bjerke             El Dorado EDC C201       20149 Textbook


ESLW 30    Novice-High Writing    4 Units

Prerequisite: ESLW 20 with a grade of "C" or better; or, for those students not previously enrolled in ESL courses within the Los Rios District, placement through the LRCCD ESL assessment process.
Corequisite: ESL 91
Advisory: ESLL 30 and ESLR 30
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 19-Dec 14
MW        11:15AM-01:20PM LEC S.Eckman             Rancho RCC1 134          15647 
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 40    Intermediate-Low Writing    4 Units

Prerequisite: ESLW 30 with a grade of "C" or better; or, for those students not previously enrolled in ESL courses within the Los Rios District, placement through the LRCCD ESL assessment process.
Corequisite: ESL 92
Advisory: ESLL 40 and ESLR 40
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 level-appropriate grammar in their writing. By the end of the semester, students are able to write multiple paragraphs.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 19-Dec 14
TTh       11:15AM-01:20PM LEC D.Tinoco             Rancho RCC1 134          15648 
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, for those students not previously enrolled in ESL courses within the Los Rios District, placement through the LRCCD ESL assessment process.
Corequisite: ESL 92
Advisory: ESLG 50, 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 19-Dec 14
TTh       11:15AM-01:20PM LEC A.Bjerke             Rancho RCC1 125          15761 
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 310    Intermediate-High Writing    4 Units

Prerequisite: ESLW 50 (Intermediate-Low Writing) with a grade of "C" or better; or, for those students not previously enrolled in ESL courses within the Los Rios District, placement through the LRCCD ESL 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 19-Dec 14
MW        11:15AM-01:20PM LEC D.Tinoco             Rancho RCC1 227          15649 
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ESLW 320    Advanced-Low Writing    4 Units

Prerequisite: ESLW 310 with a grade of "C" or better; ESLW 310 (Low-Advanced Writing) with a grade of "C" or better; or, for those students not previously enrolled in ESL courses within the Los Rios District, placement through the LRCCD ESL assessment process.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: In this course, students 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 19-Dec 14
M         03:45PM-06:50PM LEC B.Anayah             Rancho RCC1 125          15966 
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TBA       TBA             LEC B.Anayah             Off Campus RCC ONLINE    15966 Textbook
This is a hybrid course in which one-fourth of the class is online. Students must have access to a computer and the Internet and have an active email address. The class will meet on campus during the time listed above.



Fall 2017 Class Schedule

Updated: October 12, 2017