Course Descriptions

English As a Second Language - ESL
  • ESL-120
  • Converstion Practice & Everyda
  • Credit(s) 3

Conversation Practice & Everyday English
ESL 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.

Class Hours:
54 Lecture
P/NP
  • ESL-125
  • Conversation Practice Inter Le
  • Credit(s) 3

Conversation Practice Intermediate Level
ESL 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.

Class Hours:
54 Lecture
P/NP
  • ESL-130
  • Reading and Writing Beginning
  • Credit(s) 3

Reading and Writing Beginning Level
ESL 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), or 3 units (18 weeks of study) per semester.

Class Hours:
54 Lecture
P/NP
  • ESL-135
  • Reading and Writing Intermedia
  • Credit(s) 3

Reading and Writing Intermediate Level
ESL 135 is for students who have advanced ESL skills in reading, writing, and speaking. Students will practice communication skills necessary for career and life. This will be done through presentations, role playing, and mock interviews.

Class Hours:
54 Lecture
P/NP