English as a Second Language

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ESL 15 PRONUNCIATION FOR ESL STUDENTS 2 Units Pass/No Pass only. [Recommended Preparation: ESL 21 or equivalent.] Designed for English as a Second Language students who wish to improve their intelligibility and aural comprehension in the English language. Emphasis will be given to the stress, rhythm, and intonation of English. Additional emphasis will be on the sounds of the vowels and consonants in English, and on how to use phonetic symbols to interpret those sounds. Strategies for self monitoring and individual study will also be presented. [ND]
ESL 15 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
88654 ESL 15 01 02:00PM-03:05PM MTWTH 551A Galvin,Geraldine 18 11*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Friday, August 22, 2014 1:48 PM
88655 ESL 15 50 09:00AM-12:05PM S 444   18 12*
    06:00PM-08:05PM F 411B Kovach,Charles    
MAIN CAMPUS - SATURDAY, EVENING
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Friday, August 22, 2014 1:48 PM
90341 ESL 15 60 06:00PM-08:15PM TTH 551A Lannen,Victoria 18 9*
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Friday, August 22, 2014 1:48 PM
88656 ESL 15 80 12:30PM-02:45PM TTH 5208 Lynch,David 18 0*
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Friday, August 22, 2014 1:48 PM
ESL 16 BASIC SPEECH FOR THE ESL STUDENT 3 Units Pass/No Pass only. [Recommended Preparation: ESL 31 or equivalent.] Designed to develop oral communication skills for limited English speaking students. Emphasizes verbal and nonverbal behavior, impromptu, extemporaneous and prepared message delivery; helps prepare students for entry into vocational programs and college level-classes. [ND]
ESL 16 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
88659 ESL 16 01 10:30AM-11:20AM MWF 551 Garrett,David 18 14*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Friday, August 22, 2014 1:48 PM
90342 ESL 16 03 02:00PM-03:15PM MW 411A Teagle,Eleanor 18 5*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Friday, August 22, 2014 1:48 PM
90343 ESL 16 60 04:30PM-05:45PM TTH 411A Craig,Daniel 18 10*
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Friday, August 22, 2014 1:48 PM
ESL 17 COMPARATIVE GRAMMAR/GRAMATICA COMPARATI VA 3 Units Pass/No Pass only. Taught primarily in Spanish at the beginning moving towards more English by the end of the course. Compares and contrasts different aspects of English and Spanish grammar, such as syntax, parts of speech, cognates, false cognates, prepositions, infinitives, and gerunds. Can be taken concurrently with any other core English as a Second Language courses. [ND]
ESL 17 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
88661 ESL 17 01 10:30AM-11:20AM MWF 444 Perez,Jorge 18 3*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Friday, August 22, 2014 1:48 PM
ESL 18 ESL FOR MATH 2 Units Develops reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills with a focus on language specific to mathematics. Focuses on skills to communicate effectively in English about mathematical concepts. Prepares students linguistically to succeed in mathematics courses. (Formerly ESL 295T.) [ND]
ESL 18 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
90856 ESL 18 01 10:30AM-11:20AM TTH 411A Vera Alba,Diana 18 9*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Friday, August 22, 2014 1:48 PM
ESL 19A2 ESL WRITTEN COMMUNICATION I 5 Units [Recommended Concurrent Enrollment: ESL 19A1.] Emphasizes writing and reading skills for everyday purposes. Requires demonstration of a novice-low level (see California Pathways Standards) of writing language competency in the genres needed for successful written communication around the community. Requires reading 1, 2, and 3 level books. (Formerly ESL 295A2.) [ND]
ESL 19A2 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
88667 ESL 19A2 01 08:00AM-10:15AM MW 224 Brian-Hemme,Nancy 18 3*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Friday, August 22, 2014 1:48 PM
ESL 19B2 ESL WRITTEN COMMUNICATION II 5 Units [Recommended Concurrent Enrollment: ESL 19B1] Emphasizes writing and reading skills for everyday purposes. Requires demonstration of a novice-high level (see California Pathways Standards) of writing language competency in the genres needed for successful written communication around the community. Requires reading 4 and 5 level books. (Formerly ESL 295B2.) [ND]
ESL 19B2 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
88672 ESL 19B2 01 08:00AM-10:15AM MW 411A Vera Alba,Diana 18 0*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Friday, August 22, 2014 1:48 PM
ESL 19A1 ESL ORAL COMMUNICATION I 5 Units [Recommended Concurrent Enrollment: ESL 19A2.] Develops reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills with a focus on language specific to mathematics. Focuses on skills to communicate effectively in English about mathematical concepts. Prepares students linguistically to succeed in mathematics courses. (Formerly ESL 295T.) [ND]
ESL 19A1 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
88664 ESL 19A1 01 11:30AM-01:45PM MW 542 Santana,Eliana 18 1*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Friday, August 22, 2014 1:48 PM
88666 ESL 19A1 80 01:00PM-03:20PM MW 5207 Oberlander,Kenneth 18 21*
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Friday, August 22, 2014 1:48 PM
ESL 19B1 ESL ORAL COMMUNICATION II 5 Units [Recommended Concurrent Enrollment: ESL 19B2.] Emphasizes listening and speaking skills for everyday purposes. Focuses on grammar for speaking. Reviews simple and progressive tenses. Develops perfect tenses and several modals and semi-modals for politeness. Requires demonstration at a novice-high level (see California Pathways Standards) of listening and speaking language competency in conversations around the community. (Formerly ESL 295B1.) [ND]
ESL 19B1 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
88669 ESL 19B1 01 11:30AM-01:45PM MW 510 Esser,Joanna 18 6*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Friday, August 22, 2014 1:48 PM
ESL 27D ESL FOR CHILD, FAMILY AND COMMUNITY 1 Unit [Limitation on Enrollment: Enrollment is limited to students enrolled in the Spanish to English Associate Teacher certificate program.] Integrates the four language skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Supports students who wish to take CD 284 in order to receive a certificate of completion from the Child Development department. Focuses on oral and written English skills needed to interact with parents and community members. [ND] EFFECTIVE FALL 2011 - CHANGES TO COURSE DESCRIPTION AND PREREQUISITE [Prerequisite: ESL 27C or equivalent. Limitation on Enrollment: Enrollment is limited to students enrolled in the Spanish to English Associate Teacher certificate program.] Integrates the four language skills of listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Supports students taking CD 284 in order to receive a certificate of proficiency from the Child Development Department. Focuses on oral and written English skills needed to interact with parents and community members.[ND]
ESL 27D Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
90251 ESL 27D 86 05:00PM-05:50PM TH 5210 Bartels,Nancy 18 17*
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - EVENING
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
Must be concurrently enrolled in CD-284-86. For Spanish to English Child Development Learning Community. To enroll, please contact Victoria Enriquez at 619-421-6700 ext. 5878.
*Open seats as of Friday, August 22, 2014 1:48 PM
ESL 27B ESL FOR CHILD DEVELOPMENT: CHILD GUIDAN CE 1 Unit [Prerequisite: ESL 27A or equivalent. Limitation on Enrollment: Enrollment is limited to students enrolled in the Spanish to English Associate Teacher certificate program.] Integrates the four language skills of listening, speaking, reading and writing with supplemental coursework that supports students who take CD 180 to receive a certificate of proficiency from the Child Development department. Focuses on English skills required to explain children's behavior and effective guidance techniques to promote children's self-control, self-esteem and competence. [ND]
ESL 27B Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
90250 ESL 27B 85 11:15AM-12:05PM S 5210 Bartels,Nancy 18 10*
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - SATURDAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
Must be concurrently enrolled in CD-180-85. For Spanish to English Child Development Learning Community. To enroll, please contact Victoria Enriquez at 619-421-6700 ext. 5878.
*Open seats as of Friday, August 22, 2014 1:48 PM
ESL 29D LEARNING ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES 5 Units [Recommended Concurrent Enrollment: ESL 29E.] First semester of Academic ESL. Provides instruction in grammar that focuses on present, present progressive and future tenses, modals, nouns and verbs, and sentence structure. Focuses on reading non-fiction texts, writing summaries, using academic vocabulary development, and speaking around a single content-based theme at a novice-high level of English proficiency. [ND]
ESL 29D Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
88676 ESL 29D 01 08:00AM-10:15AM MW 551A Santana,Eliana 18 15*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Friday, August 22, 2014 1:48 PM
88677 ESL 29D 03 11:30AM-01:45PM TTH 551A Santana,Eliana 18 12*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Friday, August 22, 2014 1:48 PM
90252 ESL 29D 80 08:00AM-10:15AM TTH 5207 Pumpelly,Emma 18 9*
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Friday, August 22, 2014 1:48 PM
ESL 29E LEARNING ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES 1E 5 Units [Recommended Concurrent Enrollment: ESL 29D.] First semester of Academic ESL. Emphasizes academic English for English language learners. Focuses on reading fiction, writing summaries, using verbs, nouns, past tense, modals, correct sentence structure, academic vocabulary, and speaking around a single content-based theme at a novice-high level of English proficiency. [ND]
ESL 29E Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
88678 ESL 29E 01 08:00AM-10:15AM TTH 551A Stuardo,Carol 18 22*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Friday, August 22, 2014 1:48 PM
88679 ESL 29E 03 11:30AM-01:45PM MW 551A Brian-Hemme,Nancy 18 8*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Friday, August 22, 2014 1:48 PM
90253 ESL 29E 80 10:30AM-12:45PM TTH 5207 Oberlander,Kenneth 18 14*
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Friday, August 22, 2014 1:48 PM
ESL 30 ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE: GRAMMAR II 5 Units [Recommended Preparation: ESL 20 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College ESL Assessment or equivalent. Recommended Concurrent Enrollment: ESL 31, 103, and appropriate reading course.] Covers the second in a series of three English as a Second Language grammar courses for students at the intermediate level. Continues to emphasize grammar while covering all the necessary skills needed to learn academic English. [ND]
ESL 30 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
88680 ESL 30 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE MacArthur,Alison 18 8*
ONLINE
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Friday, August 22, 2014 1:48 PM
90347 ESL 30 60 06:00PM-08:20PM MW 551 MacArthur,Alison 18 23*
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Friday, August 22, 2014 1:48 PM
ESL 39D LEARNING ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES 2D 5 Units [Prerequisite: ESL 29A , ESL 29B , and ESL 29C , or equivalent; or ESL 29D and ESL 29E , or equivalent. Recommended Concurrent Enrollment: ESL 39E.] Second semester of Academic ESL. Provides instruction in grammar and academic language. Allows student to read non-fiction texts and produce paragraph-level writing that synthesizes information at an intermediate-low level of English proficiency. Focuses on academic tasks, vocabulary development, and critical thinking around a single content-based theme. Includes computer skills for typing documents and conducting basic online research. [ND]
ESL 39D Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
88681 ESL 39D 01 08:00AM-10:15AM MW 551 Galvin,Geraldine 18 11*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Friday, August 22, 2014 1:48 PM
88682 ESL 39D 03 11:30AM-01:45PM TTH 551 Figueroa,Surian 18 12*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Friday, August 22, 2014 1:48 PM
ESL 39E LEARNING ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES 2E 5 Units [Prerequisite: ESL 29A, ESL 29B, and ESL 29C, or equivalent; or ESL 29D and ESL 29E, or equivalent. Recommended Concurrent Enrollment: ESL 39D.] Second semester of Academic ESL. Provides instruction in grammar and academic language. Allows student to read narrative texts and produce oral presentations and summary writing at an intermediate-low level of English proficiency. Focuses on academic tasks, vocabulary development, and critical thinking around a single content-based theme at an intermediate-low level of English proficiency. Includes computer skills for creating academic PowerPoint presentations. [ND]
ESL 39E Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
88684 ESL 39E 01 08:00AM-10:15AM TTH 551 Figueroa,Surian 18 3*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Friday, August 22, 2014 1:48 PM
88685 ESL 39E 03 11:30AM-01:45PM MW 551 Whitsett,Jessica 18 13*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Friday, August 22, 2014 1:48 PM
ESL 40 ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE: GRAMMAR III 5 Units [Recommended Preparation: ESL 30 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College ESL Assessment or equivalent. Recommended Concurrent Enrollment: ESL 41 and 104.] Completes the last in the series of English as a Second Language grammar courses for students at an advanced level. Develops grammar skills and related language competencies in sentence and paragraph writing and more advanced vocabulary. [D]
ESL 40 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
88688 ESL 40 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE MacArthur,Alison 18 8*
ONLINE
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Friday, August 22, 2014 1:48 PM
ESL 49E LEARNING ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES 3E 5 Units [Prerequisite: ESL 39A, ESL 39B, and ESL 39C, or equivalent; or ESL 39D, and ESL 39E, or equivalent. Recommended Concurrent Enrollment: ESL 49D.] Third level of academic ESL. Provides instruction in grammar and academic language. Allows student to produce an oral presentation and a summary-response paper, and do extensive listening at an intermediate-mid level of English proficiency. Focuses on academic tasks, vocabulary development, and critical thinking around a single content-based theme. Includes computer skills for evaluating online sources. [ND]
ESL 49E Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
88692 ESL 49E 01 08:00AM-10:15AM TTH 444 Yamamoto,Yuki 18 17*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Friday, August 22, 2014 1:48 PM
88693 ESL 49E 03 11:30AM-01:45PM MW 444 Lennon,Johne 18 17*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Friday, August 22, 2014 1:48 PM
ESL 49D LEARNING ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES 3D 5 Units [Prerequisite: ESL 39A, ESL 39B, and ESL 39C, or equivalent; or ESL 39D and ESL 39E, or equivalent. Recommended Concurrent Enrollment: ESL 49E.] Third level of academic ESL. Provides instruction in grammar and academic language. Allows student to complete an academic essay and do extensive reading at an intermediate-mid level of English proficiency. Focuses on academic tasks, vocabulary development, and critical thinking around a single content-based theme. Includes computer skills for formatting academic papers. [ND]
ESL 49D Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
88689 ESL 49D 01 08:00AM-10:15AM MW 444 Lennon,Johne 18 16*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Friday, August 22, 2014 1:48 PM
88690 ESL 49D 03 11:30AM-01:45PM TTH 444 Yamamoto,Yuki 18 18*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Friday, August 22, 2014 1:48 PM
ESL 52 ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE---BASIC READING 4 Units [Recommended Preparation: ESL 50 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College Reading Assessment or equivalent.] Focuses on the specialized needs of the ESL and basic reading student. Provides effective strategies for reading: vocabulary development, reading comprehension, and critical thinking skills at the basic level. (Same as RDG 52.) [ND]
ESL 52 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
88695 ESL 52 01 09:00AM-10:50AM MW 427 Pekova,Maria 18 27*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Friday, August 22, 2014 1:48 PM
88696 ESL 52 02 09:00AM-10:50AM TTH 427 Gibert,Marcia 18 31*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Friday, August 22, 2014 1:48 PM
88697 ESL 52 04 01:00PM-02:50PM MW 427 Mahoney,Margaret 18 31*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Friday, August 22, 2014 1:48 PM
88698 ESL 52 60 06:00PM-07:50PM TTH 427 Gibert,Marcia 18 25*
MAIN CAMPUS - EVENING
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Friday, August 22, 2014 1:48 PM
88699 ESL 52 80 08:30AM-10:20AM TTH 5206 Lynch,David 18 28*
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Friday, August 22, 2014 1:48 PM
ESL 55 GRAMMAR VERBS I--SIMPLE AND PROGRESSIVE 1 Unit [Recommended Concurrent Enrollment: ESL 29A.] Provides development of fluency and accuracy in the form, meaning, and use of English verbs. First in a series of four courses. Emphasizes simple and progressive forms of present and past tenses. (Formerly ESL 295AA.) [ND]
ESL 55 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
88700 ESL 55 01 10:30AM-11:20AM M 551A Pumpelly,Emma 18 16*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Friday, August 22, 2014 1:48 PM
ESL 56 GRAMMAR VERBS II--PERFECT AND FUTURE 1 Unit [Recommended Concurrent Enrollment: ESL 39B.] Provides development of fluency and accuracy in the form, meaning, and use of English verbs. Second in a series of four courses. Emphasizes perfect and future verb forms. (Formerly ESL 295AB.)[ND]
ESL 56 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
90349 ESL 56 01 10:30AM-11:20AM T 551A Lannen,Victoria 18 18*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Friday, August 22, 2014 1:48 PM
ESL 57 GRAMMAR VERBS III--MODALS AND CONDITION ALS 1 Unit [Recommended Concurrent Enrollment: ESL 49A.] Provides development of fluency and accuracy in the form, meaning, and use of English verbs. Third in a series of four courses. Emphasizes modal and conditional forms. (Formerly ESL 295AC.) [ND]
ESL 57 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
90352 ESL 57 01 10:30AM-11:20AM W 551A Galvin,Geraldine 18 17*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Friday, August 22, 2014 1:48 PM
ESL 58 GRAMMAR VERBS IV--GERUNDS, INFINITIVES AND PASSIVE 1 Unit [Recommended Concurrent Enrollment: ESL 49B] Provides development of fluency and accuracy in the form, meaning, and use of English verbs. Fourth in a series of four courses. Emphasizes use of gerunds/infinitives and passive voice. (Formerly ESL 295AD.) [ND]
ESL 58 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
88701 ESL 58 01 10:30AM-11:20AM TH 551A Lannen,Victoria 18 17*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Friday, August 22, 2014 1:48 PM
ESL 59B LEARNING ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES 4B 2 Units Pass/No Pass only. [Prerequisite: ESL 49A, ESL 49B, and ESL 49C, or ESL 49D and ESL 49E, or equivalent. Corequisite: ESL 59A, ESL 159A, and ESL 159B.] Develops concepts and skills learned for ESL 159A and ESL 159B by providing practice in preparing and refining class writing assignments and oral presentations. Continues the instruction of the use of technology for participating in and completing class assignments at an advanced-low level of English proficiency. [ND]
ESL 59B Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
88703 ESL 59B 01 11:00AM-12:50PM TH 542 Whitsett,Jessica 18 1*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Friday, August 22, 2014 1:48 PM
ESL 59A LEARNING ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES 4A 2 Units Pass/No Pass only. [Prerequisite: ESL 49A, ESL 49B, and ESL 49C, or ESL 49D and ESL 49E, or equivalent. Corequisite: ESL 59B, ESL 159A, and ESL 159B.] Helps students develop specific skills and knowledge to manage their personal and academic lives, sample lectures in content areas, familiarize themselves with services and resources available to students, and create a plan for transitioning from ESL to traditional college course offerings at an advanced-low level of English proficiency. [ND]
ESL 59A Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
88702 ESL 59A 01 11:00AM-12:50PM T 542 Craig,Daniel 18 1*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Friday, August 22, 2014 1:48 PM
ESL 103 ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE: WRITING II 4 Units [Recommended Concurrent Enrollment: ESL 30 and 31. Recommended Preparation: ESL 25 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College ESL Assessment or equivalent.] Second writing course in a series of three. Continues to emphasize pre-writing communicative activities, writing, editing, and re-writing skills. Also, emphasizes sentence combining at a compound/complex level. [D; CSU]
ESL 103 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
88652 ESL 103 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Christie,Veronica 18 11*
ONLINE
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Friday, August 22, 2014 1:48 PM
ESL 104 ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE: WRITING III 4 Units [Recommended Concurrent Enrollment: ESL 40 and 41. Recommended Preparation: ESL 103 or the equivalent skill level as determined by the Southwestern College ESL Assessment or equivalent.] Advanced level ESL writing course--the last in a series of three. Continued emphasis on pre-writing communicative activities, writing, editing, and re-writing skills. Also emphasizes independent writing. [D; CSU]
ESL 104 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
88653 ESL 104 501 ONLINE ONLINE ONLINE Moody,Daniel 18 24*
ONLINE
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Friday, August 22, 2014 1:48 PM
ESL 159A LEARNING ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES 4C 4 Units [Prerequisite: ESL 49A, ESL 49B, and ESL 49C, or ESL 49D and ESL 49E, or equivalent. Corequisite: ESL 59A, ESL 59B, and ESL 159B.] Fourth level of Academic ESL. Prepares students to attend college classes in English. Provides instruction in grammar, academic listening, and further develops essay-level writing. Focuses on academic tasks, vocabulary development, and critical thinking around a single content-based theme at an advanced level of English proficiency. [D; CSU]
ESL 159A Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
88657 ESL 159A 01 08:30AM-10:20AM MW 544 Whitsett,Jessica 18 1*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Friday, August 22, 2014 1:48 PM
ESL 159B LEARNING ENGLISH FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES 4D 4 Units [Prerequisite: ESL 49A, ESL 49B, and ESL 49C, or ESL 49D and ESL 49E, or equivalent. Corequisite: ESL 59A, ESL 59B, and ESL 159A.] Fourth level of Academic ESL. Prepares students to attend college classes in English. Provides instruction in grammar, academic listening, and further develops essay-level writing. Focuses on academic tasks, vocabulary development, and critical thinking around a single content-based theme at an advanced level of English proficiency. [D; CSU]
ESL 159B Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
88658 ESL 159B 01 08:30AM-10:20AM TTH 224 Whitsett,Jessica 18 1*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY
Begins: 8/18/2014 Ends: 12/19/2014
*Open seats as of Friday, August 22, 2014 1:48 PM

Total Courses: 29 Total Sections: 48
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On-campus meetings and participation are required.

In addition to face-to-face meetings, hybrid courses entail online assignments and activities, typically conducted through Blackboard, such as discussion board posts, quizzes, WebQuests and more.
What is an Honors option? | Close

Honors courses provide enhanced admission opportunities, increased scholarship opportunities and special recognition on transcripts.

For more details about the Honors Program, see www2.swccd.edu/honorsprogram