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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.

Courses/Sections being shown for Fall 2017

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CRN # Section ID Class Type Time Days Instructor Location

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 associate degree requirement for English composition.
5 hours lecture. (60 hours total per quarter.)
Prerequisite: Appropriate placement test score or a grade of "C" or better in ESLL 125 and 249; designed for students whose native language is not English.
Advisory: Not open to students with credit in ESL 26.
20261
TEXTS
ESLL-026.-01 Lecture10:00 AM-11:50 AMMWLANCASTER, RACHEL6501
  Lecture 10:00 AM-10:50 AMFLANCASTER, RACHEL6501
Class runs from 09/25/2017 - 12/15/2017.
20262
TEXTS
ESLL-026.-02 Lecture11:00 AM-11:50 AMFWILEY, JOHN6501
  Lecture 10:00 AM-11:50 AMTThWILEY, JOHN6501
Class runs from 09/25/2017 - 12/15/2017.

ESLL 125 :: 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 associate degree requirement for English composition.
5 hours lecture. (60 hours total per quarter.)
Prerequisite: Appropriate placement test score or a grade of "C" or better in ESLL 236 and 237.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in ESLL 249; if not taken concurrently, ESLL 249 should be taken prior to ESLL 125. Completion of or concurrent enrollment in ESLL 235 strongly recommended. Not open to students with credit in ESL 25, 257, or ESLL 25. Designed for students whose native language is not English.
Formerly: ESLL 25
22083
TEXTS
ESLL-125.-01 Lecture08:00 AM-08:50 AMFLANCASTER, RACHEL6507
  Lecture 08:00 AM-09:50 AMMWLANCASTER, RACHEL6507
Class runs from 09/25/2017 - 12/15/2017. Class runs from 09/25/2017 - 12/15/2017
22086
TEXTS
ESLL-125.-02 Lecture10:00 AM-11:50 AMTThCOLLATO, LISA6708
  Lecture 11:00 AM-11:50 AMFCOLLATO, LISA6708
Class runs from 09/25/2017 - 12/15/2017.
22098
TEXTS
ESLL-125.-03 Lecture01:30 PM-03:45 PMMWLANCASTER, RACHEL6303
Class runs from 09/25/2017 - 12/15/2017.
22099
TEXTS
ESLL-125.-04 Lecture01:30 PM-03:45 PMTThCOLLATO, LISA6303
Class runs from 09/25/2017 - 12/15/2017.

ESLL 226 :: HIGH-INTERMEDIATE GRAMMAR 5 Units
A high-intermediate English course focusing on verb tenses, gerunds, infinitives, modal verbs in present, past, real present and future conditionals.
5 hours lecture. (60 hours total per quarter.)
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in ESLL 227 recommended; designed for students whose native language is not English; not open to students with credit in ESL 156.
22251
TEXTS
ESLL-226.-03 Lecture10:00 AM-11:50 AMMWAIVAZOVA, INNA3203
  Lecture 10:00 AM-10:50 AMFAIVAZOVA, INNA3203
Class runs from 09/25/2017 - 12/15/2017.
22309
TEXTS
√ ESLL-226.-04 Lecture08:00 AM-08:50 AMFWILEY, JOHNSV208
  Lecture 08:00 AM-09:50 AMMWWILEY, JOHNSV208
Class runs from 09/25/2017 - 12/15/2017. Class runs from 09/25/17 - 12/15/2017. This course is offered at the Foothill College Sunnyvale Center located at 1070 Innovation Way in Sunnyvale. Please visit https://foothill.edu/sunnyvale/ for campus information and directions

ESLL 227 :: HIGH-INTERMEDIATE READING SKILLS 5 Units
An upper intermediate-level reading course focusing on developing comprehension skills and strategies for processing pre-college-level readings. In addition to developing vocabulary, students will demonstrate understanding of main ideas of texts by composing single- and multi-sentence writings in response to questions about the given texts.
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.
22093
TEXTS
√ ESLL-227.-01 Lecture10:00 AM-11:50 AMMWHUNTER, CARRIESV201
  Lecture 10:00 AM-10:50 AMFHUNTER, CARRIESV201
Class runs from 09/25/2017 - 12/15/2017. Class runs from 09/25/17 - 12/15/2017. This course is offered at the Foothill College Sunnyvale Center located at 1070 Innovation Way in Sunnyvale. Please visit https://foothill.edu/sunnyvale/ for campus information and directions
20272
TEXTS
ESLL-227.-02 Lecture10:00 AM-11:50 AMTThCOPP, BARRIE6409
  Lecture 11:00 AM-11:50 AMFCOPP, BARRIE6409
Class runs from 09/25/2017 - 12/15/2017.

ESLL 235 :: LISTENING/SPEAKING FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES 5 Units
A listening/speaking course focusing on preparing students for listening to authentic lectures and participating in classroom discussions and presentations.
5 hours lecture. (60 hours total per quarter.)
Prerequisite: Appropriate placement test score.
Advisory: Successful completion of ESLL 226 and 227 strongly recommended; intended for students whose native language is not English; not open to students with credit in ESL 165.
21203
TEXTS
√ ESLL-235.-01 Lecture12:00 PM-01:25 PMTThFJARDALI, NAJWASV202
Class runs from 09/25/2017 - 12/15/2017. This course is offered at the Foothill College Sunnyvale Center located at 1070 Innovation Way in Sunnyvale. Please visit https://foothill.edu/sunnyvale/ for campus information and directions.

ESLL 236 :: ADVANCED GRAMMAR 5 Units
Continuation of ESLL 226. An advanced English grammar course focusing on clause and phrase 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.
20265
TEXTS
ESLL-236.-01 Lecture08:00 AM-08:50 AMFMORASCI, RICHARD6305
  Lecture 08:00 AM-09:50 AMMWMORASCI, RICHARD6305
Class runs from 09/25/2017 - 12/15/2017.
20266
TEXTS
ESLL-236.-02 Lecture08:00 AM-09:50 AMTThMORASCI, RICHARD6507
  Lecture 09:00 AM-09:50 AMFMORASCI, RICHARD6507
Class runs from 09/25/2017 - 12/15/2017.
20558
TEXTS
ESLL-236.-03 Lecture10:00 AM-10:50 AMFJARDALI, NAJWA6507
  Lecture 10:00 AM-11:50 AMMWJARDALI, NAJWA6507
Class runs from 09/25/2017 - 12/15/2017.
20267
TEXTS
ESLL-236.-04 Lecture01:30 PM-03:45 PMMWJARDALI, NAJWA6305
Class runs from 09/25/2017 - 12/15/2017.

ESLL 237 :: BASIC COMPOSITION SKILLS 5 Units
A basic course for non-native speakers focusing on college-level reading and writing skills. Development of readings skills through analysis of assigned readings. Production of short multi-paragraph compositions that develop focused main ideas using a variety of standard English sentences. Lecture, discussion, and individualized instruction. 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; designed for students whose native language is not English; not open to students with credit in ESL 167.
20270
TEXTS
ESLL-237.-01 Lecture08:00 AM-09:50 AMTThCOPP, BARRIE6502
  Lecture 09:00 AM-09:50 AMFCOPP, BARRIE6502
Class runs from 09/25/2017 - 12/15/2017.
20273
TEXTS
ESLL-237.-02 Lecture10:00 AM-11:50 AMMWCOLLATO, LISA6503
  Lecture 10:00 AM-10:50 AMFCOLLATO, LISA6503
Class runs from 09/25/2017 - 12/15/2017.
22094
TEXTS
ESLL-237.-03 Lecture10:00 AM-11:50 AMTThPRATT, KEITH6505
  Lecture 11:00 AM-11:50 AMFPRATT, KEITH6505
Class runs from 09/25/2017 - 12/15/2017.
20268
TEXTS
ESLL-237.-04 Lecture01:30 PM-03:45 PMTThMORASCI, RICHARD6301
Class runs from 09/25/2017 - 12/15/2017.

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.
22100
TEXTS
• ESLL-248.-01W LectureTBATBAMCCORMICK, DAVIDONLINE
Class runs from 10/02/2017 - 12/15/2017. Please note: ESLL 248 is a fully online and late starting class, this course starts in the second week of the quarter. Offered via Internet. After registering, you must refer to course descriptions at foothill.edu/onlinelearning/ 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 will learn to comprehend text holistically, identifying and expressing critical rhetorical elements. Practice and testing to be done on authentic, multi-page texts with written responses. Lecture, discussion, and group work.
5 hours lecture. (60 hours total per quarter.)
Prerequisites: ESLL 236 and 237 or appropriate placement test score.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in ESLL 125; if not taken concurrently, ESLL 249 should be taken prior to ESLL 125; designed for students whose native language is not English.
20821
TEXTS
ESLL-249.-01 Lecture08:00 AM-09:50 AMTThDRAGAN, ALICE6401
  Lecture 09:00 AM-09:50 AMFDRAGAN, ALICE6401
Class runs from 09/25/2017 - 12/15/2017. ESLL 249 and ESLL 25 are no longer co-requisites. They can be taken separately.
22092
TEXTS
ESLL-249.-02 Lecture10:00 AM-10:50 AMFPRATT, KEITH6409
  Lecture 10:00 AM-11:50 AMMWPRATT, KEITH6409
Class runs from 09/25/2017 - 12/15/2017.
20823
TEXTS
ESLL-249.-03 Lecture01:30 PM-03:45 PMMWPRATT, KEITH6306
Class runs from 09/25/2017 - 12/15/2017.
20824
TEXTS
ESLL-249.-04 Lecture01:30 PM-03:45 PMTThFASS, DEBORAH6305
Class runs from 09/25/2017 - 12/15/2017.

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