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ESL 33A ESL READING AND WRITING - LEVEL 4 4 Units

Prerequisite(s): ESL 122, or satisfactory ESL placement assessment.
Reading and composition to prepare students for college classes. Practice in advanced sentence structure; methods of paragraph and essay development; reading of college-level material. Recommended enrollment in Engl 415. No credit if taken after ESL 33B, Engl 1A, 1B, 1C or 100. Cannot be taken concurrently with ESL 33B, 122, 422, 420, Engl 1A, 1B, 1C, 100, 400. Total of 90 hours lecture. Transfer Credit: CSU; UC credit limitations. See counselor. Grading: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass

   #0628  9:20am-11:55am MW      Lecture R113   CURTIS C L  

ESL 113 ADVANCED ESL VOCABULARY WORKSHOP 2 Units

Prerequisite(s): Eligibility for ESL 33A, ESL 33B, Engl 100, or Engl 1A.
Academic vocabulary focused on advanced prefixes, roots, suffixes; two- and three-word verbs. Review of word families, dictionary use, useful idioms. Recommended for advanced ESL students who need to improve their academic vocabulary in order to read, write, and understand unsimplified academic English, as well as to gain confidence in understanding and using two- and three-word verbs in professional, academic, and non-academic speaking situations. Maximum credit 4 units, 2 units each semester. Total of 36 hours lecture. Grading: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass

   #0249 10:55am-   Noon TuTh    Lecture R113   CURTIS C L  

ESL 136 AMERICAN CULTURE THROUGH SPEAKING AND LISTENING 3 Units

Recommended Preparation: ESL 446 or 442, and enrollment in ESL 33A or Engl 415.
Development of high intermediate to advanced speaking and listening skills through the discussion of current events and American cultural and social issues. Movies, song, TV and radio programs will be used to enhance cultural competency and to build fluency in aural comprehension and spoken communication skills. Activities include oral reports, group and panel discussions, in-class and out-of-class nterviews. Some library research and reading assignments. Maximum credit 6 units, 3 units each semester. Total of 54 hours lecture. Grading: Letter Grade or Pass/No Pass

   #0265  9:20am-10:55am TuTh    Lecture R113   CURTIS C L  

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