Spring 2014 Class Schedule (SCC)



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ESLW 30    Novice-High Writing    4 Units

Prerequisite: None.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in ESLR 30 and ESLL 30 or other ESL courses at the appropriate level. Advise adult school before taking ESLW 30.
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: In this Novice-High writing course, students will learn simple sentences and paragraph structures. This course is an introduction to writing in English for non-native speakers who plan to take college courses.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
MW        07:30AM-09:35AM LEC N.Stefani            SCC MAIN RHS 228         16683 
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TTh       09:45AM-11:50AM LEC S.Muther             SCC MAIN BUS 140         17187 Textbook
On-Campus

TTh       08:30AM-10:35AM LEC C.Wong               West Sac WSC 215         16684 Textbook
MW        10:45AM-12:50PM LEC D.Leonard            West Sac WSC 214         18327 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.


ESLW 40    Intermediate-Low Writing    4 Units

Prerequisite: ESLW 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 Los Rios assessment process.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in ESL 44, ESLL 40 and ESLR 40, or other ESL courses at the appropriate level.
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: In this course, students will learn to write multiple drafts of paragraphs with a clear beginning, middle, and end while developing correct sentence structure at the Intermediate-Low level. They will learn to use critical thinking skills and level-appropriate grammar in their writing.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
TTh       07:30AM-09:35AM LEC D.Michell            SCC MAIN RHS 270         17318 
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TTh       01:00PM-03:05PM LEC R.Cervin             SCC MAIN RHS 221         18821 Textbook
MW        02:45PM-04:50PM LEC L.Leek               SCC MAIN RHS 270         16689 Textbook
Computer-assisted; typing skills highly recommended - 16689
On-Campus

TTh       08:30AM-10:35AM LEC N.Maffly             West Sac WSC 214         16953 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

Non-degree Applicable



ESLW 50    Intermediate-Mid Writing    4 Units

Prerequisite: ESLW 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 Los Rios assessment process.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in ESL 54, ESLL 50, ESLR 50, and ESLG 50, or other English as a Second Language courses at the appropriate level.
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This is a course for non-native English speakers at the Intermediate-Mid Level that focuses first 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 be writing multi-paragraph essays. Students will learn techniques essential to essay writing and continue to develop sentence structure skills.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
MW        09:45AM-11:50AM LEC S.Kawamura           SCC MAIN RHS 229         16698 
Textbook
Web-enhanced and Computer-assisted; typing skills highly recommended - 16698

TTh       07:30AM-09:35AM LEC N.Stefani            SCC MAIN RHS 221         16697 Textbook
Computer-assisted; typing skills highly recommended - 16697

TTh       03:15PM-05:20PM LEC D.Roberts-Eccles     SCC MAIN RHS 228         16699 Textbook
Web-enhanced and Computer-assisted; typing skills higly recommended - 16699
On-Campus    

MW        10:45AM-12:50PM LEC R.Harroun            West Sac WSC 216         17319 Textbook
Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.

Non-degree Applicable



ESLW 85    Parts of Speech    2 Units

Prerequisite: ESLW 40 and ESLR 40 with grades of "C" or better OR ENGWR 51 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.
Hours: 36 hours LEC
Description: This course covers the most important parts of speech in English. Students will learn to identify and use nouns, pronouns, adjectives, adverbs, verbs, prepositions, and conjunctions in basic sentences.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
TTh       02:00PM-02:50PM LEC N.Maffly             West Sac WSC 216         17998 
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Off-Campus - West Sacramento Center, 1115 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento.


ESLW 310    Intermediate-High Writing    4 Units

Prerequisite: 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.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in ESL 94, ESLG 310 and ESLR 310, or other ESL courses at the appropriate level
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: In this course, students at the High-Intermediate 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 18-May 21
TTh       07:30AM-09:35AM LEC A.Luersen            SCC MAIN RHS 228         16670 
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Computer-assisted; typing skills highly recommended - 16670    

MW        09:45AM-11:50AM LEC D.Loomis             SCC MAIN RHS 228         16669 Textbook
TTh       03:15PM-05:20PM LEC V.Hawes              SCC MAIN RHS 229         16671 Textbook
Computer-assisted; typing skills highly recommended - 16671
On-Campus


ESLW 320    Advanced-Low Writing    4 Units

Prerequisite: 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: Concurrent enrollment in ESL 95, ESLG 320, and ESLR 320, or other ESL courses at the appropriate level.
Course Transferable to UC/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 at the Advanced-Low level. The course emphasizes the development of ideas in body paragraphs and the analysis and use of readings as a basis for ideas in essays. Sentence variety and the mechanics of English in the context of the essay are also covered in the course. Essays incorporate ideas and quotations from outside sources as well as personal experience.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
TTh       09:45AM-11:50AM LEC G.Nuttall            SCC MAIN RHS 229         16675 
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Web-enhanced and Computer-assisted; typing skills highly recommended - 16675    

MW        02:45PM-04:50PM LEC J.Prado              SCC MAIN RHS 229         18249 Textbook
Computer-assisted; typing skills highly recommended - 18249
On-Campus    


ESLW 340    Advanced Composition    4 Units

Prerequisite: ESLG 320 and ESLW 320 with grades of "C" or better; or, for students not previously enrolled in ESL writing and grammar courses within the Los Rios district, placement through the SCC assessment process.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in ESL 95, ESLW 341 and ESLR 340, or other ESL courses at the appropriate level.
General Education: AA/AS Area II(a); CSU Area A2
Course Transferable to UC/CSU
Hours: 72 hours LEC
Description: This course emphasizes advanced writing and critical thinking skills that are essential for successful completion of a four-year college program. Writing assignments include expository and argumentative prose based on analysis of a variety of readings. Students write a minimum of 8,500 words divided among 6-8 essays, including one fully documented research paper and two to three in-class essays. This course satisfies the Writing Competency for AA/AS graduation requirement and the California State University General Education-Breadth requirements for Area A2 and may satisfy some required composition coursework at California State Universities.

Schedule: Full Term, Jan 18-May 21
MW        02:45PM-04:50PM LEC D.Thomas             SCC MAIN RHS 311         16954 
Textbook
Web-enhanced and Computer-assisted; typing skills highly recommended - 16954

Spring 2014 Class Schedule

Updated: June 11, 2014