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ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE

ESL 120� CONVERSATION PRACTICE & EVERYDAY ENGLISH��������������� (1-3)

Class Hours: 2 Lecture, 3 Laboratory� CR/NC

English as a Second Language 120 is for students whose native language is not English.� This course includes listening and speaking practice with an emphasis on developing conversation skills for everyday situations.� Students may enroll in 1 unit (6 weeks of study), 2 units (12 weeks of study), or 3 units (18 weeks of study) per semester.� (NDA)

ESL 125� CONVERSATION PRACTICE: INTERMEDIATE LEVEL�������������� (1-3)

Class Hours: 2 Lecture, 3 Laboratory� CR/NC Only

English as a Second Language 125 is for students whose native language is not English but who can already speak basic English.� This course continues conversation practice with an emphasis on increasing vocabulary and fluency.� Students may enroll in 1 unit (6 weeks of study), 2 units (12 weeks of study), or 3 units (18 weeks of study) per semester.� (NDA)

ESL 130� READING AND WRITING: BEGINNING LEVEL������������������������� (1-3)

Class Hours: 2 Lecture, 3 Laboratory� CR/NC

English as a Second Language 130 is for students whose native language is not English.� This course emphasizes beginning reading, basic grammar, and sentence writing.� Students may enroll in 1 unit (6 weeks of study), 2 units (12 weeks of study), 3 units (18 weeks of study) per semester.� (NDA)

ESL 135� READING AND WRITING: INTERMEDIATE LEVEL��������� (1-3)

Class Hours: 2 Lecture, 3 Laboratory� CR/NC

English as a Second Language 135 is for students whose native language is not English but who can already read and write basic English.� This course focuses on improving reading and writing skills, intermediate grammar, and vocabulary development.� Student may enroll in 1 unit (6 weeks of study), 2 units (12 weeks of study), or 3 units (18 weeks of study) per semester.� (NDA)

ESL 140� BEGINNING ESL COMPUTER LAB������ (1)

Class Hours: 3 Laboratory� CR/NC

English as a Second Language 140 is designed for beginning-level ESL students who speak little or no English.� Students will use computer tutorials to practice and improve their English language skills. Students will work at their own pace but must complete at least 54 hours of study for one unit of credit.� (NDA)

ESL 145� INTERMEDIATE ESL COMPUTER LAB (1)

Class Hours: 3 Laboratory���� CR/NC

English as a Second Language 145 is designed for intermediate-level ESL students who speak some English but who need to review grammar and increase fluency.� Students will use computer tutorials to practice and improve their English language skills.� Students will work at their own pace but must complete at least 54 hours of study for one unit of credit.� (NDA)

ESL 150� ADVANCED ESL COMPUTER LAB������� (1)

Class Hours: 3 Laboratory� CR/NC

English as a Second Language 150 is designed for advanced-level ESL students who already speak English well but who want to increase listening comprehension, conversational fluency and vocabulary.� Students will use computer tutorials to practice and improve their English language skills.� Students will work at their own pace but must complete at least 54 hours of study for one unit of credit.� (NDA)

 
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