Fall 2011 Class Schedule (SCC)



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ESLR 30    Novice-High Reading    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: ESLL 30 and ESLW 30 or other ESL courses at the appropriate level; advise adult school before taking ESLR 30.
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This course focuses on reading words, phrases, sentences, and paragraphs in short texts at the Novice-High level. Students will learn core vocabulary, spelling rules, phonetics, and grammar necessary to understand short readings.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
WF        07:30AM-09:35AM LEC N.Maffly             SCC MAIN BUS 239         24230 
Textbook
TTh       02:45PM-04:50PM LEC G.Nuttall            SCC MAIN BUS 140         24232 Textbook
On-Campus

MW        08:30AM-10:35AM LEC G.Nuttall            West Sac WSC 215         24234 Textbook
TTh       01:00PM-03:05PM LEC S.Muther             West Sac WSC 215         25982 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

Non-degree Applicable


ESLR 40    Intermediate-Low Reading    4 Units

Prerequisite: ESLR 30 with a grade of "C" or better; or, for students not previously enrolled in ESL courses within the Los Rios district, placement through the SCC assessment process.
Corequisite: ESLR 90
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in ESLL 40 and ESLW 40, or other English as a Second Language courses at the appropriate level
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This course focuses on developing academic reading skills at the Intermediate-Low level with an emphasis on building vocabulary and literal comprehension and increasing fluency. Students will discuss and write about readings.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
WF        09:45AM-11:50AM LEC S.Kawamura           SCC MAIN RHS 228         24244 
Textbook
TTh       09:45AM-11:50AM LEC G.Nuttall            SCC MAIN RHS 228         26308 Textbook
On-Campus

TTh       10:45AM-12:50PM LEC S.Maastricht         West Sac WSC 216         25160 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

All students in ESLR 40 must also register for one section of ESLR 90, the ESL Center. The lab time for the West Sacramento section of this class is scheduled on Wednesdays, 10:45 AM - 12:35 PM, class number 25154.


Non-degree Applicable


ESLR 50    Intermediate-Mid Reading    4 Units

Prerequisite: ESLR 90 with a grade of "P" and ESLR 40 with a grade of "C" or better; or, for students not previously enrolled in ESL courses within the Los Rios district, placement through the SCC assessment process.
Corequisite: ESLR 91
Advisory: ESLL 50, ESLW 50, ESLG 50, or other English as a Second Language courses at the appropriate level
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This course focuses on developing academic reading skills at the Intermediate-Mid level, with an emphasis on vocabulary expansion, literal comprehension, inference, and dictionary skills. Students will practice critical thinking skills to understand, analyze, discuss, and write responses to ideas expressed in readings.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        07:30AM-09:35AM LEC D.Loomis             SCC MAIN RHS 228         24262 
Textbook
MW        12:30PM-02:35PM LEC D.Loomis             SCC MAIN RHS 270         24264 Textbook
TTh       12:30PM-02:35PM LEC J.Keen               SCC MAIN RHS 228         24266 Textbook
MW        05:15PM-07:20PM LEC D.Dayton             SCC MAIN RHS 270         25984 Textbook
On-Campus

MW        01:00PM-03:05PM LEC R.Harroun            West Sac WSC 216         27012 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

All students in ESLR 50 must also register for one section of ESLR 91, the ESL Center. The lab time for the West Sacramento section of this class is scheduled on Thursdays 10:45 AM - 12:35 PM, class number 27016.


Non-degree Applicable


ESLR 90    ESL Center: Intermediate-Low Reading Skills in ESL    .5-1 Units

Prerequisite: ESLL 30, ESLR 30, or ESLW 30 with a grade of "C" or better or placement in level 40 or above through the Sacramento City College assessment process
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in at least one ESL course
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course provides individualized, self-paced, and/or small group instruction to non-native English speakers. A variety of self-study materials and media are available on such topics as reading, vocabulary, and study skills. Coursework is designed to develop and reinforce English language skills at the intermediate-low level. This course is graded Pass/No Pass and is not a substitute for other English as a Second Language courses. Students must complete 27 hours of work to earn 0.5 units of credit. They may earn 0.5 to 1.0 units per semester and may take this course a maximum of four times for credit.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Loomis             SCC MAIN RHS 328         25136 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB L.Cameron            SCC MAIN RHS 328         25138 Textbook
On-Campus
If the lab you register for is closed, select another section of the same lab class. You will choose the time you want to attend during the first week of the semester.

W         10:45AM-12:35PM LAB G.Nuttall            West Sac WSC 220         25154 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.


Non-degree Applicable


ESLR 91    ESL Center: Intermediate-Mid Reading Skills in ESL    .5-1 Units

Prerequisite: ESLL 40, ESLR 40, or ESLW 40 with a grade of "C" or better or placement in level 50 or above through the Sacramento City College assessment process
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in at least one ESL course
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course provides individualized, self-paced, and/or small group instruction to non-native English speakers. A variety of self-study materials and media are available on such topics as reading, vocabulary, and study skills. Coursework is designed to develop and reinforce English language skills at the intermediate-mid level. The course is graded Pass/No Pass and is not a substitute for other English as a Second Language courses. Students must complete 27 hours of work to earn 0.5 units of credit. They may earn 0.5 to 1.0 units per semester and may take this course a maximum of four times for credit.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Keen               SCC MAIN RHS 328         25142 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Loomis             SCC MAIN RHS 328         25166 Textbook
On-Campus

Th        10:45AM-12:35PM LAB S.Muther             West Sac WSC 220         27016 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.


Non-degree Applicable


ESLR 92    ESL Center: Intermediate-High Reading Skills in ESL    .5-1 Units

Prerequisite: ESLL 50, ESLR 50, or ESLW 50 with a grade of "C" or better or placement in level 310 or above through the Sacramento City College assessment process
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in at least one ESL course
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course provides individualized, self-paced, and/or small group instruction to non-native English speakers. A variety of self-study materials and media are available on such topics as reading, vocabulary, and study skills. Coursework is designed to develop and reinforce English language skills at the intermediate-high level. The course is graded Pass/No Pass and is not a substitute for other English as a Second Language courses. Students must complete 27 hours of work to earn 0.5 units of credit. They may earn 0.5 to 1.0 units per semester and may take this course a maximum of four times for credit.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Keen               SCC MAIN RHS 328         26724 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB J.Hohri              SCC MAIN RHS 328         25144 Textbook
On-Campus



ESLR 93    ESL Center: Advanced-Low Reading Skills in ESL    .5-1 Units

Prerequisite: ESLG 310, ESLR 310, or ESLW 310 with a grade of "C" or better or placement in level 320 or above through the Sacramento City College assessment process
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in at least one ESL course
Hours: 54 hours LAB
Description: This course provides individualized, self-paced, and/or small group instruction to non-native English speakers. A variety of self-study materials and media are available on such topics as reading, vocabulary, and study skills. Coursework is designed to develop and reinforce English language skills at the advanced-low level. The course is graded Pass/No Pass and is not a substitute for other English as a Second Language courses. Students must complete 27 hours of work to earn 0.5 units of credit. They may earn 0.5 to 1.0 units per semester and may take this course a maximum of four times for credit.

Schedule: Other Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Thomas             SCC MAIN RHS 328         25146 
Textbook
TBA       TBA             LAB D.Thomas             SCC MAIN RHS 328         25148 Textbook
On-Campus
If the lab you register for is closed, select another section of the same lab class. You will choose the time you want to attend during the first week of the semester.

Non-degree Applicable


ESLR 310    Intermediate-High Reading    4 Units

Prerequisite: ESLR 91 with a grade of "P" and ESLR 50 with a grade of "C" or better; or, for students not previously enrolled in ESL courses within the Los Rios district, placement through the SCC assessment process.
Corequisite: ESLR 92
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in ESLG 310 and ESLW 310, or other ESL courses at the appropriate level.
Course Transferable to CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This course focuses on developing academic reading skills at the Intermediate-High level with an emphasis on speed, vocabulary expansion, and comprehension of ideas and introduces students to library use. Students will use critical thinking skills to understand, paraphrase, summarize, and respond orally and in writing to ideas expressed in fiction and non-fiction readings.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
W         07:30AM-09:35AM LEC N.Stefani            SCC MAIN RHS 311         27398 
Textbook
M         07:30AM-09:35AM LEC N.Stefani            SCC MAIN RHS 270         27398 Textbook
TTh       09:45AM-11:50AM LEC S.Kawamura           SCC MAIN RHS 270         24204 Textbook
MW        02:45PM-04:50PM LEC J.Brodeur            SCC MAIN RHS 229         24206 Textbook
On-Campus

MW        02:45PM-04:50PM LEC S.Kawamura           SCC MAIN RHS 228         30123 Textbook
NEW SECTION - 30123 - as of 7/27/11
On-Campus



ESLR 320    Advanced-Low Reading    4 Units

Prerequisite: ESLR 92 with a grade of "P" and ESLR 310 and ESLW 50 with a grade of "C" or better; or for students not previously enrolled in ESL courses within the Los Rios district, placement through the SCC assessment process.
Corequisite: ESLR 93
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 at the Advanced-Low level with an emphasis on speed, vocabulary expansion, and analytical comprehension. Students will expand their skills in using the library to practice research. Students will use critical thinking skills to paraphrase, summarize, and synthesize readings. They will also do extensive discussion and writing based on critical analysis of readings.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
MW        09:45AM-11:50AM LEC R.Cervin             SCC MAIN BUS 239         25986 
Textbook
On-Campus

TTh       12:30PM-02:35PM LEC D.Thomas             SCC MAIN RHS 229         26310 Textbook
Computer-assisted; typing skills highly recommended
On-Campus



ESLR 340    Advanced Reading Skills Through Literature    4 Units

Prerequisite: ESLR 93 with a grade of "P" and ESLR 320 and ESLW 310 with a grade of "C" or better; or for students not previously enrolled in ESL courses within the Los Rios district, placement through the SCC assessment process.
Advisory: ESL 93, ESLW 340, or ESLW 341, or other ESL courses at the appropriate level
General Education: AA/AS Area I; AA/AS Area VI; CSU Area C2; AA/AS Reading Competency
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This course is designed to improve vocabulary and reading skills for the advanced ESL learner. Students will gain an appreciation of various forms of literature from a variety of cultural groups. Students will also examine the historical and cultural environments in which the literature was created. Reading selections include essays, poetry, drama, short stories and novels. This course emphasizes critical thinking and reading skills needed for academic performance: (1) vocabulary development, (2) analysis and comprehension skills, (3) flexibility of reading rate. The course also emphasizes the comparison and contrast of universal and metaphorical themes. This course fulfills the Reading Competency requirement for the A.A. and A.S. degrees.

Schedule: Full Term, Aug 20-Dec 15
TTh       12:30PM-02:35PM LEC D.Loomis             SCC MAIN BUS 239         27146 
Textbook
On-Campus



Fall 2011 Class Schedule

Updated: December 20, 2011