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 15Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
79172 ESL 15 01 09:00AM-11:35AM MTWTH 411B Craig,Daniel 8 6*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY Begins: 6/3/2013 Ends: 7/25/2013 *Open seats as of Monday, June 24, 2013 7:15 AM
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 16Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
81659 ESL 16 01 09:00AM-10:50AM MTW 551 Walsh,David 8 16*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY Begins: 6/3/2013 Ends: 7/25/2013 *Open seats as of Monday, June 24, 2013 7:15 AM
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 17Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
81897 ESL 17 01 09:00AM-10:25AM MTWTH 415 Vera Alba,Diana 8 19*
MAIN CAMPUS - DAY Begins: 6/3/2013 Ends: 7/25/2013 *Open seats as of Monday, June 24, 2013 7:15 AM

Total Courses: 3 Total Sections: 3