Spring 2011 Class Schedule (FLC)



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ESLW 20    Novice Writing    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: ESL 90
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, Jan 15-May 18
MW        11:15AM-01:20PM LEC D.Tinoco             Off Campus RCC 12        22416 
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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 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, Jan 15-May 18
MW        11:15AM-01:20PM LEC S.Eckman             Off Campus RCC 3         22418 
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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).

TTh       06:00PM-08:05PM LEC W.Wise               Off Campus RCC 3         22420 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).

MW        09:00AM-11:05AM LEC A.Bjerke             El Dorado EDC C202       30268 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 placement through the assessment process.
Corequisite: ESL 90
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, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       11:15AM-01:20PM LEC K.Miceli             Off Campus RCC 3         23232 
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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 50    Intermediate-Mid Writing    4 Units

Prerequisite: ESLW 40 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
Corequisite: ESL 90
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, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       11:15AM-01:20PM LEC S.Eckman             Off Campus RCC 12        22808 
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 86    Spelling    2 Units

Prerequisite: ESLR 40 and ESLW 40 with grades of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This elective course is designed for students who need to improve their spelling. It includes an introduction to the basic spelling rules and patterns of English. Students will also learn to recognize and differentiate homophones, suffixes, and plurals. Students will develop competence in the ability to spell.

Schedule: Eight Week - First, Jan 15-Mar 14
MW        03:45PM-05:50PM LEC M.Page               Off Campus RCC 13        30269 
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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, Jan 15-May 18
MW        11:50AM-01:55PM LEC B.Anayah             FLC MAIN FL1 204         31019 
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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, Jan 15-May 18
TTh       09:30AM-11:35AM LEC D.Tinoco             FLC MAIN FL1 204         22850 
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Spring 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: April 25, 2011