Spring 2012 Class Schedule (FLC)



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ESLR 20    Novice Reading    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Corequisite: ESL 91
Advisory: ESLL 20 and ESLW 20; Advise adult school before taking ESLR 20.
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This is a reading course for non-native English speakers at the novice level. It introduces students to reading words, phrases and short sentences in passages. Students will learn word forms, spelling rules, phonetics and basic grammar in the context of reading passages. They will work on vocabulary building, basic comprehension skills and reading speed.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
MW        11:15AM-01:20PM LEC S.Eckman             Off Campus RCC 12        16058 
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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       19627 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).


ESLR 30    Novice-High Reading    4 Units

Prerequisite: ESLR 20 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
Corequisite: ESL 90
Advisory: ESLL 30 and ESLW 30
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: ESLR 30 is a reading course for non-native speakers at the novice-high level. This course focuses on reading words, phrases, and sentences in texts. Students will develop reading skills and strategies, increase their core vocabulary, study spelling rules, phonetics, word forms and grammar necessary to understand short readings.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
MW        11:15AM-01:20PM LEC D.Tinoco             Off Campus RCC 3         16059 
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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        11:15AM-01:20PM LEC T.Saur               Off Campus RCC 3         16059 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).


ESLR 40    Intermediate-Low Reading    4 Units

Prerequisite: ESLR 30 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
Corequisite: ESL 92
Advisory: ESLL 40 and ESLW 40
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This is a four-unit course for non-native English speakers at the intermediate-low level. This course focuses on developing reading skills with an emphasis on building vocabulary, literal comprehension, and fluency. Students will discuss and write about readings.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
TTh       11:15AM-01:20PM LEC K.Miceli             Off Campus RCC 12        16060 
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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).


ESLR 50    Intermediate-Mid Reading    4 Units

Prerequisite: ESLR 40 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
Corequisite: ESL 92
Advisory: ESLG 57, ESLL 50, and ESLW 50
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This is a reading course for non-native English speakers at the intermediate-mid level. This course focuses on the introduction of academic reading skills, with an emphasis on vocabulary development, literal comprehension, and dictionary skills. Students practice critical thinking skills to understand, analyze, discuss, and write responses to ideas expressed in reading

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
TTh       11:15AM-01:20PM LEC A.Bjerke             Off Campus RCC 3         16061 
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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).


ESLR 310    Intermediate-High Reading    4 Units

Prerequisite: ESLR 50 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
Advisory: ESLG 310, ESLL 310, and ESLW 310
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This course focuses on developing academic skills at the intermediate-high level with emphasis on speed, vocabulary expansion, and comprehension of ideas. This course also introduces students to library use. Students will use critical thinking skills to understand, paraphrase, summarize, and respond orally, as well as in writing, to ideas expressed in fiction and non-fiction readings.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
TTh       09:30AM-11:35AM LEC S.Eckman             FLC MAIN FL1 204         16703 
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ESLR 320    Advanced-Low Reading    4 Units

Prerequisite: ESLR 310 with a grade of "C" or better; or placement through the assessment process.
Advisory: ESLG 320 and ESLW 320, or other ESL courses at the appropriate level.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This course focuses on refining academic reading skills with an emphasis on speed, vocabulary development, and analytical comprehension. Students will practice research and synthesizing skills and do extensive writing based on critical analysis of readings.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 14-May 16
TTh       09:30AM-11:35AM LEC B.Anayah             FLC MAIN FL5 209         16311 
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Spring 2012 Class Schedule

Updated: April 25, 2012