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English for Second-Language Learners

Language Arts (650) 949-7250
These courses are designed for students whose native or first language is not English. Students who have never studied English or who do not already speak English with basic conversational ability should enroll in English as a Second Language (ESLL) courses offered by the adult education departments of local high school districts. If you plan to enroll for the first time in an ESLL course, you are required to take an ESLL placement test unless you enroll in the lowest course. Refer to the front of the schedule for testing information or call (650) 949-7230. For information about ESLL courses, call (650) 949-7250.

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CRN # Section ID Class Type Time Days Instructor Location

ESLL 25 :: COMPOSITION & READING 5 Units
Development of critical reading skills using selected readings which present a range of cultural experiences and perspectives. Practice in writing expository essays based on personal experience, observations, and class readings with a review of acceptable English sentence structure. Does not fulfill the composition requirements for the Associate degree.
5 hours lecture. (60 hours total per quarter.)
Prerequisites: Appropriate placement test score or a grade of "C" or better in ESLL 236 and 237; intended for students whose native language is not English.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in ESLL 249; if not taken concurrently, ESLL 249 should be taken prior to ESLL 25. Completion of or concurrent enrollment in ESLL 235 strongly recommended. Not open to students with credit in ESL 25 or 257.
40278
TEXTS
ESLL-025.-01 Lecture08:00 AM-09:50 AMMWWILEY, JOHN6503
  Lecture 08:00 AM-08:50 AMFWILEY, JOHN6503
Class runs from 04/10/2017 - 06/30/2017.
40279
TEXTS
ESLL-025.-02 Lecture08:00 AM-09:50 AMTThLANCASTER, RACHEL6503
  Lecture 09:00 AM-09:50 AMFLANCASTER, RACHEL6503
Class runs from 04/10/2017 - 06/30/2017.
40410
TEXTS
ESLL-025.-03 Lecture10:00 AM-11:50 AMMWWILEY, JOHN6507
  Lecture 10:00 AM-10:50 AMFWILEY, JOHN6507
Class runs from 04/10/2017 - 06/30/2017.
40777
TEXTS
ESLL-025.-04 Lecture11:00 AM-11:50 AMFLANCASTER, RACHEL6302
  Lecture 10:00 AM-11:50 AMTThLANCASTER, RACHEL6302
Class runs from 04/10/2017 - 06/30/2017.
41758
TEXTS
ESLL-025.-05 Lecture01:30 PM-03:45 PMTThCOLLATO, LISA6301
Class runs from 04/10/2017 - 06/30/2017.

ESLL 26 :: ADVANCED COMPOSITION & READING 5 Units
The techniques and practice of expository and argumentative writing based on critical reading and thinking. Reading focused on essays and articles, chosen to represent a broad spectrum of opinions and ideas, writing styles, and cultural experiences and perspectives. Research paper synthesizing information from a range of current sources to form a persuasive argument. Fulfills the composition requirement for the A.A. degree.
5 hours lecture. (60 hours total per quarter.)
Prerequisite: Appropriate placement test score or a grade of "C" or better in ESLL 25 and ESLL 249; designed for students whose native language is not English.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in ESLL 246 and/or 247 strongly recommended; not open to students with credit in ESL 26.
41755
TEXTS
ESLL-026.-01 Lecture10:00 AM-11:50 AMMWAIVAZOVA, INNA6301
  Lecture 10:00 AM-10:50 AMFAIVAZOVA, INNA6301
Class runs from 04/10/2017 - 06/30/2017.
41157
TEXTS
ESLL-026.-02 Lecture10:00 AM-11:50 AMTThAIVAZOVA, INNA6502
  Lecture 11:00 AM-11:50 AMFAIVAZOVA, INNA6502
Class runs from 04/10/2017 - 06/30/2017.

ESLL 226 :: HIGH-INTERMEDIATE GRAMMAR 5 Units
A high-intermediate English course for non-native speakers focusing on comprehension, communication, and grammatical accuracy. Emphasis on understanding and communication of new information, conjectures, and logical relationships in spoken and written contexts. Computer or workbook activities to reinforce knowledge of structures.
5 hours lecture. (60 hours total per quarter.)
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in ESLL 227; not open to students with credit in ESL 156.
40282
TEXTS
ESLL-226.-01 Lecture08:00 AM-08:50 AMFMORASCI, RICHARD6501
  Lecture 08:00 AM-09:50 AMMWMORASCI, RICHARD6501
Class runs from 04/10/2017 - 06/30/2017.

ESLL 227 :: HIGH-INTERMEDIATE READING SKILLS 5 Units
An upper intermediate-level reading course focusing on higher level comprehension skills and strategies for dealing with pre-college-level reading. Computer and/or workbook activities to reinforce knowledge of material and skills.
5 hours lecture. (60 hours total per quarter.)
Advisory: Appropriate placement test score and concurrent enrollment in ESLL 226 recommended; intended for students whose native language is not English; not open to students with credit in ESL 157.
40283
TEXTS
ESLL-227.-01 Lecture10:00 AM-10:50 AMFGOKSEL-DEMIR, EBRU6501
  Lecture 10:00 AM-11:50 AMMWGOKSEL-DEMIR, EBRU6501
Class runs from 04/10/2017 - 06/30/2017.
41756
TEXTS
√ ESLL-227.-40 Lecture12:15 PM-02:30 PMMWSARVER, AMYSV220
Class runs from 04/10/2017 - 06/30/2017.

ESLL 228 :: DEVELOPING LANGUAGE SKILLS FOR INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS 10 Units
A high intermediate/low-advanced course in grammar, writing, reading, and speaking for international students who are about to enter a college academic program. Focus to improve students language skills.
10 hours lecture. (120 hours total per quarter.)
Prerequisites: TOEFL score of 475 to 499; restricted to international students whose native language is not English.
Advisory: Not open to students with credit in ESL 158.
42139
TEXTS
• ESLL-228.-01W LectureTBATBAMCCORMICK, DAVIDONLINE
Class runs from 04/10/2017 - 06/30/2017.

ESLL 235 :: LISTENING/SPEAKING FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES 5 Units
A listening/speaking course focusing on preparing students for listening to authentic lectures and classroom discussions. Practice with classroom interactional, discussion and presentation skills. Pronunciation work to develop intelligible speech and ability to comprehend naturally spoken English in academic contexts. Level appropriate reading and writing tasks in connection with these activities.
5 hours lecture. (60 hours total per quarter.)
Prerequisite: Appropriate placement test score or ESLL 225.
Advisory: Successful completion of ESLL 226 and ESLL 227 strongly recommended; intended for students whose native language is not English; not open to students with credit in ESL 165.
41757
TEXTS
ESLL-235.-01 Lecture12:00 PM-01:25 PMTThFDRAGAN, ALICE6401
Class runs from 04/10/2017 - 06/30/2017.

ESLL 236 :: ADVANCED GRAMMAR 5 Units
An advanced English course for non-native speakers focusing on comprehension, communication and grammatical accuracy. Emphasis on understanding and communication of abstract ideas as well as concrete new information in spoken and written contexts. Computer or workbook activities to reinforce knowledge of structures.
5 hours lecture. (60 hours total per quarter.)
Prerequisite: Appropriate placement test score or ESLL 226 and 227.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in ESLL 237 recommended; intended for students whose native language is not English; not open to students with credit in ESL 166.
41170
TEXTS
ESLL-236.-01 Lecture08:00 AM-09:50 AMTThMORASCI, RICHARD6302
  Lecture 09:00 AM-09:50 AMFMORASCI, RICHARD6302
Class runs from 04/10/2017 - 06/30/2017.
40778
TEXTS
ESLL-236.-02 Lecture10:00 AM-11:50 AMMWMORASCI, RICHARD6303
  Lecture 10:00 AM-10:50 AMFMORASCI, RICHARD6303
Class runs from 04/10/2017 - 06/30/2017.
41191
TEXTS
ESLL-236.-03 Lecture01:30 PM-03:45 PMTThJARDALI, NAJWA6401
Class runs from 04/10/2017 - 06/30/2017.

ESLL 237 :: BASIC COMPOSITION SKILLS 5 Units
A basic course for non-native speakers focusing on techniques of college writing, emphasizing clear prose. Lecture, discussion, and individualized instruction. Emphasis on the production of short compositions containing well-developed paragraphs and a variety of standard English sentences. Does not meet the graduation requirement in composition.
5 hours lecture. (60 hours total per quarter.)
Prerequisite: Appropriate placement test score or a grade of "C" or better in ESLL 226 and 227.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in ESLL 236; intended for students whose native language is not English; not open to students with credit in ESL 167.
40570
TEXTS
ESLL-237.-01 Lecture08:00 AM-09:50 AMMWPACHECO MATUS, GERARDO6505
  Lecture 08:00 AM-08:50 AMFPACHECO MATUS, GERARDO6505
Class runs from 04/10/2017 - 06/30/2017.
41185
TEXTS
ESLL-237.-02 Lecture11:00 AM-11:50 AMFCOLLATO, LISA6201
  Lecture 10:00 AM-11:50 AMTThCOLLATO, LISA6201
Class runs from 04/10/2017 - 06/30/2017.
40284
TEXTS
ESLL-237.-03 Lecture01:30 PM-03:45 PMMWJAQUISH, MELISSA6306
Class runs from 04/10/2017 - 06/30/2017.

ESLL 248 :: ADVANCED GRAMMAR REVIEW 3 Units
A review of essential grammar and greater in-depth examination of grammatical and lexical structures used in academic and professional writing designed for nonnative speakers of English. This course is delivered entirely online.
3 hours lecture. (36 hours total per quarter.)
Prerequisite: ESLL 236 or an appropriate score on the ESL Placement Test.
Advisory: Not open to students with credit in ESL 186.
40281
TEXTS
• ESLL-248.-01W LectureTBATBAWONG, RITAONLINE
Class runs from 04/10/2017 - 06/30/2017. ESLL248.01W: Offered on-line. This class will start late on 4/10/17 and end on 6/30/17. After registering, you must refer to course descriptions at foothill.edu/fga/ for information on how to begin.

ESLL 249 :: ADVANCED READING 5 Units
An advanced-level reading course to instruct ESLL students in techniques of critical analysis for reading college-level prose, focusing primarily on authentic expository/argumentative essays and textbook materials written for a native speaker audience. Students are provided the skills to comprehend text holistically, identifying and expressing critical elements of comprehension. Practice and testing to be done on authentic, multi-page texts with written responses.
5 hours lecture. (60 hours total per quarter.)
Prerequisites: ESLL 236 and 237 or appropriate placement test score.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in ESLL 25; if not taken concurrently, ESLL 249 should be taken prior to ESLL 25.
41158
TEXTS
ESLL-249.-01 Lecture08:00 AM-09:50 AMTThCHU, RUYUAN5612
  Lecture 09:00 AM-09:50 AMFCHU, RUYUAN5612
Class runs from 04/10/2017 - 06/30/2017.
41160
TEXTS
ESLL-249.-02 Lecture10:00 AM-10:50 AMFPRATT, KEITH6505
  Lecture 10:00 AM-11:50 AMMWPRATT, KEITH6505
Class runs from 04/10/2017 - 06/30/2017.
41161
TEXTS
ESLL-249.-03 Lecture11:00 AM-11:50 AMFPRATT, KEITH6503
  Lecture 10:00 AM-11:50 AMTThPRATT, KEITH6503
Class runs from 04/10/2017 - 06/30/2017.
41167
TEXTS
ESLL-249.-04 Lecture12:00 PM-01:25 PMTThFPRATT, KEITH6301
Class runs from 04/10/2017 - 06/30/2017.
41189
TEXTS
ESLL-249.-05 Lecture01:30 PM-03:45 PMMWFASS, DEBORAH6501
Class runs from 04/10/2017 - 06/30/2017.

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