English As A Second Language Noncredit (ESLN)

ESLN 309A  ESL - Foundations   Units: 0

This foundation level comprehensive English as a Second Language course emphasizes the development of the very basic English literacy skills. This course is for ESLN students who require basic skills development in reading, writing, speaking, and listening.
Lecture Hours: 192         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: Yes
Grading: Pass/No Pass
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: NONC
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

ESLN 310A  ESL - Comprehensive I   Units: 0

This first level comprehensive English as a Second Language course introduces students to the main structures of functional American grammar and stresses the simple present and present continuous tenses in reading, writing, listening and speaking.
Lecture Hours: 192         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: Yes
Grading: Pass/No Pass
Prerequisite: ESLN-309 or appropriate ESLN Placement Test or Instructor recommendation
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: NONC
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

ESLN 310B  ESL - Comprehensive II   Units: 0

This second level comprehensive English as a Second Language course reinforces previously learned grammatical structures, as well as reading, writing, listening and speaking skills from Level I, with emphasis on developing a higher level of fluency in these areas.
Lecture Hours: 192         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: Yes
Grading: Pass/No Pass
Prerequisite: ESLN-310A or appropriate ESLN Placement Test or Instructor recommendation
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: NONC
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

ESLN 310C  ESL - Comprehensive III   Units: 0

This third level comprehensive English as a Second Language course reinforces grammatical structures, as well as reading, writing, speaking, and listening skills from Levels I and II and stresses the present perfect, past continuous, and present perfect continuous tenses. Emphasis is placed on expanding the students' oral, reading, and writing fluency in English.
Lecture Hours: 192         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: Yes
Grading: Pass/No Pass
Prerequisite: ESLN-310B or appropriate ESLN Placement Test or Instructor recommendation
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: NONC
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

ESLN 310D  ESL - Comprehensive IV   Units: 0

This fourth level comprehensive English as a Second Language course reinforces grammatical structures from Level III and stresses verb patterns and use of gerunds and infinitives. Emphasis is on developing the student's reading and oral fluency and the ability to compose a paragraph using Standard English word order and learned conventions.
Lecture Hours: 192         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: Yes
Grading: Pass/No Pass
Prerequisite: ESLN-310C or appropriate ESLN Placement Test or Instructor recommendation
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: NONC
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

ESLN 310E  ESL - Comprehensive V   Units: 0

This course provides a bridge for non-credit non-native speakersof English preparing to enroll in credit academic and vocationalclasses. The course provides a basic introduction to the writing process and the development of critical-thinking skills. Thecourse emphasizes communication fluency in authentic personaland academic modes.
Lecture Hours: 192         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: Yes
Grading: Pass/No Pass
Prerequisite: ESLN-310D or appropriate ESLN Placement Test or Instructor recommendation
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: NONC
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

ESLN 360A  Vocational ESL for the Workplace I   Units: 0

Vocational English as a Second Language for the Workplace I focuses on language skills and cultural competency necessary for the workplace. Students learn employment-related language and understand the culture and expectations of their new environment and workplace.
Lecture Hours: 64         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: Yes
Grading: Pass/No Pass
Prerequisite: ESLN-310C or appropriate ESLN Placement Test or Instructor recommendation.
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: NONC
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

ESLN 360B  Vocational ESL for the Workplace II   Units: 0

Vocational English as a Second Language for the Workplace II reinforces the skills taught in the first course of the series. Students continue to acquire employment-related vocabulary and get more in-depth information about strategies to obtain employment and be successful at work.
Lecture Hours: 64         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: Yes
Grading: Pass/No Pass
Prerequisite: ESLN-360A or ESLN-310D or appropriate ESLN Placement Test or Instructor recommendation.
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: NONC
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

ESLN 388A  ESL Conversation I - Low Beginning   Units: 0

This first level course in English as a Second Language Conversation focuses on simple communication skills relevant to the students' daily lives.
Lecture Hours: 64         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: Yes
Grading: Pass/No Pass
Prerequisite: None
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: NONC
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

ESLN 388B  ESL Conversation II/High Beginning   Units: 0

This second level course in English as a Second Language Conversation reinforces skills taught in Level I and emphasizes vocabulary and phrases used in real-life situations.
Lecture Hours: 64         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: Yes
Grading: Pass/No Pass
Prerequisite: ESLN-388A or appropriate ESLN Placement Test or Instructor recommendation
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: NONC
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

ESLN 388C  ESL Conversation III/Low Intermediate   Units: 0

This third level course in English as a Second Language Conversation reinforces skills presented in Level II and emphasizes skills needed to communicate in small group situations.
Lecture Hours: 64         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: Yes
Grading: Pass/No Pass
Prerequisite: ESLN-388B or appropriate ESLN Placement Test or Instructor recommendation
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: NONC
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

ESLN 388D  ESL Conversation IV/High Intermediate   Units: 0

This fourth level course in English as a Second Language Conversation focuses on extended use of oral language in various conversational situations. Students engage in conversations, discussions, and presentations.
Lecture Hours: 64         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: Yes
Grading: Pass/No Pass
Prerequisite: ESLN-388C or appropriate ESLN Placement Test or Instructor recommendation
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: NONC
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

ESLN 388E  ESL Conversation V/Low Advanced   Units: 0

This fifth level course in English as a Second Language Conversation focuses on refining conversation skills within the context of life in the U.S., its social conventions, and U.S. history. Students will engage in conversations, discussions,and presentations.
Lecture Hours: 64         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: Yes
Grading: Pass/No Pass
Prerequisite: ESLN-388D or appropriate ESLN Placement Test or Instructor recommendation
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: NONC
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

ESLN 389A  ESL - Introductory Computer Skills   Units: 0

The Introductory Computer Skills course for ESL noncredit students focuses on the acquisition of computer terminology and a basic understanding of computer technology. Students will continue to develop their English language skills using a computer.
Lecture Hours: 64         Lab Hours: None          Repeatable: Yes
Grading: Pass/No Pass
Prerequisite: ESLN-310C or appropriate ESLN Placement Test or Instructor recommendation.
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: NONC
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

ESLN 390A  ESL - Pronunciation & Vocabulary 1   Units: 0

This noncredit course is designed to help high-beginning to low-intermediate level students to better communicate orally through practice in recognition and production of the sounds, syllables, stress, and intonation of Standard American English words. In addition, students will learn about word meaning and usage and receive help with common errors for conversation purposes. Emphasis is placed on developing confidence in oral production through enhanced clarity of communication as well as vocabulary acquisition.
Lecture Hours: None         Lab Hours: 48          Repeatable: Yes
Grading: Pass/No Pass
Prerequisite: ESLN-310A or appropriate ESLN Placement Test or Instructor recommendation.
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: NONC
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None

ESLN 390B  ESL - Pronunciation & Vocabulary 2   Units: 0

This noncredit course is designed to help high-intermediate to low-advanced level students to better communicate orally through practice in recognition and production of the sounds, syllables, rhythm, and intonation of Standard American English words. In addition, students will learn about word meaning and usage and receive help with common errors for conversation purposes. Emphasis is placed on developing confidence in oral production through enhanced clarity of communication as well as vocabulary acquisition.
Lecture Hours: None         Lab Hours: 48          Repeatable: Yes
Grading: Pass/No Pass
Prerequisite: ESLN-310C or ESLN-390A or appropriate ESLN Placement Test or Instructor recommendation.
Advisory: None
Limitation on enrollment: None
Transfer Status: None                 Degree Applicable: NONC
COD GE: None                 CSU GE: None                 IGETC: None