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 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 390B  ESL - Pronunciation & Vocabulary 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 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