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
80529 ESL 15 80 12:30PM-02:45PM TTH 5208 Lynch,David 18 3*
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 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 16 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
82234 ESL 16 80 11:00AM-12:15PM MW 5207 Kovach,Charles 18 10*
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 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 17 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
82235 ESL 17 80 11:00AM-12:15PM TTH 5207 Bartels,Nancy 18 11*
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
ESL 19A1 ESL ORAL COMMUNICATION I 5 Units [Recommended Concurrent Enrollment: ESL 19A2.] Emphasizes listening comprehension and spoken expression and requires demonstration at a beginning-high level according to the California Pathways standards of listening and speaking language competency in social interactions and service encounters around the community where students work, live, and study. (Formerly ESL 295A1.) [ND]
ESL 19A1 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
82267 ESL 19A1 80 08:00AM-10:15AM MW 5207 Lannen,Victoria 18 12*
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
ESL 19A2 ESL WRITTEN COMMUNICATION I 5 Units [Recommended Concurrent Enrollment: ESL 19A1.] Emphasizes writing and reading and requires demonstration of a beginning-high level according to the California Pathways standards of writing language competency in the genres needed for successful social interactions and service encounters around the community where students work, live, and study. (Formerly ESL 295A2.) [ND]
ESL 19A2 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
82268 ESL 19A2 80 08:00AM-10:15AM TTH 5207 Galvin,Geraldine 18 13*
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
ESL 19B1 ESL ORAL COMMUNICATION II 5 Units [Recommended Concurrent Enrollment: ESL 19B2.] Emphasizes listening comprehension and spoken expression and requires demonstration of an intermediate-low level (see California Pathways standards) of listening and speaking language competency in social interactions and service encounters around the community where students work, live, and study. (Formerly ESL 295B1.) [ND]
ESL 19B1 Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
82269 ESL 19B1 80 04:30PM-06:45PM MW 5205 Mallen,Marion 18 16*
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - EVENING
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
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
82238 ESL 27B 80 05:00PM-05:50PM TH 5210 Lennon,Johne 18 14*
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - EVENING
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
Must be concurrently enrolled in CD-180-86. For Spanish to English Child Development Learning Community.
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
ESL 27C ESL FOR CURRICULUM 1 Unit [Prerequisite: ESL 27B 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 181 in order to receive a certificate of proficiency from the Child Development department. Focuses on English skills needed to express reasons and requirements for preschool curriculum and a preschool classroom environment.[ND]
ESL 27C Sections Offered
Cls No. Crs/Sect No. Time Days Room Instructor #Weeks #Seats
82237 ESL 27C 80 04:00PM-04:50PM M 5210 Stuart,Angelina 18 6*
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
Must be concurrently enrolled in CD-181-86. For Spanish to English Child Development Learning Community.
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
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
82236 ESL 27D 85 11:15AM-12:05PM S 5210 Bartels,Nancy 18 13*
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - SATURDAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
Must be concurrently enrolled in CD-284-85. For Spanish to English Child Development Learning Community.
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM
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
82941 ESL 52 80 08:30AM-10:20AM TTH 5206 Lynch,David 18 30*
SAN YSIDRO, SAN YSIDRO - DAY
Begins: 8/19/2013 Ends: 12/20/2013
*Open seats as of Friday, November 1, 2013 8:27 AM

Total Courses: 10 Total Sections: 10
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