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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.

43 Courses/Sections found for Spring 2014     (Each listing represents a different section.)
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Course IDCourse TitleUnits
CRN # Course Activity Time Days Instructor Location

ESLL 25COMPOSITION & READING5 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; designed for students whose native language is not English.
Advisory: Completion of, or concurrent enrollment in ESLL 235 strongly recommended; concurrent enrollment in ESLL 246 and/or 247 strongly recommended; not open to students with credit in ESL 25 or 257.
Formerly: ESL 25
40425 ESLL-025.-01 Lecture08:00 AM-09:50 AMMWMORASCI, RICHARD6503
  Lecture 08:00 AM-08:50 AMFMORASCI, RICHARD6503
40426 ESLL-025.-02 Lecture08:00 AM-09:50 AMTThDOYON, PAUL6503
  Lecture 09:00 AM-09:50 AMFDOYON, PAUL6503
40799 ESLL-025.-03 Lecture10:00 AM-11:50 AMMWPRATT, KEITH6507
  Lecture 10:00 AM-10:50 AMFPRATT, KEITH6507
40621 ESLL-025.-05 Lecture01:30 PM-03:45 PMMWDOYON, PAUL6301
40430 ESLL-025.-06 Lecture06:00 PM-08:15 PMMWCUMMINS, JAMES6409

ESLL 26ADVANCED COMPOSITION & READING5 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.)
Prerequisites: Appropriate placement test score or a grade of "C" or better in ESLL 25; 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.
Formerly: ESL 26
40431 ESLL-026.-01 Lecture08:00 AM-09:50 AMMWMCCORMICK, DAVID6403
  Lecture 08:00 AM-08:50 AMFMCCORMICK, DAVID6403
40432 ESLL-026.-02 Lecture08:00 AM-09:50 AMTThSHAMSHAYOOADEH, GEORGE6301
  Lecture 09:00 AM-09:50 AMFSHAMSHAYOOADEH, GEORGE6301
40437 ESLL-026.-03 Lecture10:00 AM-11:50 AMMWCOLLATO, LISA6201
  Lecture 10:00 AM-10:50 AMFCOLLATO, LISA6201
40439 ESLL-026.-04 Lecture10:00 AM-11:50 AMTThUYEDA, DIANE6502
  Lecture 11:00 AM-11:50 AMFUYEDA, DIANE6502
40440 ESLL-026.-05 Lecture01:30 PM-03:45 PMMWCOLLATO, LISA6501
40442 ESLL-026.-06 Lecture01:30 PM-03:45 PMTThUYEDA, DIANE6303
41947 ESLL-026.-07 Lecture10:00 AM-11:50 AMTThPRATT, KEITH6501
  Lecture 11:00 AM-11:50 AMFPRATT, KEITH6501

ESLL 226HIGH-INTERMEDIATE GRAMMAR5 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.)
Prerequisite: Appropriate placement test score or ESLL 210B.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in ESLL 227; not open to students with credit in ESL 156.
Formerly: ESL 156
40445 ESLL-226.-01 Lecture08:00 AM-09:50 AMMWCAMMIN, RENATE6302
  Lecture 08:00 AM-08:50 AMFCAMMIN, RENATE6302
40448 ESLL-226.-02 Lecture10:00 AM-11:50 AMTThJARDALI, NAJWA6507
  Lecture 11:00 AM-11:50 AMFJARDALI, NAJWA6507

ESLL 227HIGH-INTERMEDIATE READING SKILLS5 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.)
Prerequisite: Appropriate placement test score or ESLL 210B.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in ESLL 226 recommended; designed for students whose native language is not English; not open to students with credit in ESL 157.
Formerly: ESL 157
40446 ESLL-227.-01 Lecture08:00 AM-09:50 AMTThFU, JONATHAN6401
  Lecture 09:00 AM-09:50 AMFFU, JONATHAN6401
40447 ESLL-227.-02 Lecture10:00 AM-11:50 AMMWJARDALI, NAJWA6502
  Lecture 10:00 AM-10:50 AMFJARDALI, NAJWA6502

ESLL 235LISTENING/SPEAKING FOR ACADEMIC PURPOSES5 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; designed for students whose native language is not English; not open to students with credit in ESL 165.
Formerly: ESL 165
40453 ESLL-235.-01 Lecture12:00 PM-01:25 PMTThFJARDALI, NAJWA6506

ESLL 236ADVANCED GRAMMAR5 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.)
Prerequisites: Appropriate placement test score or ESLL 226 and 227.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in ESLL 237 recommended; designed for students whose native language is not English. Not open to students with credit in ESL 166.
Formerly: ESL 166
40450 ESLL-236.-01 Lecture08:00 AM-09:50 AMTThMORASCI, RICHARD6501
  Lecture 09:00 AM-09:50 AMFMORASCI, RICHARD6501
41068 ESLL-236.-03 Lecture10:00 AM-11:50 AMTThMORASCI, RICHARD6302
  Lecture 11:00 AM-11:50 AMFMORASCI, RICHARD6302
40455 ESLL-236.-04 Lecture01:30 PM-03:45 PMTThDRAGAN, ALICE6401

ESLL 237BASIC COMPOSITION SKILLS5 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.
Corequisite: Concurrent enrollment in or a grade of "C" or better or ESLL 236.
Advisory: Designed for students whose native language is not English; not open to students with credit in ESL 167.
Formerly: ESL 167
41071 ESLL-237.-02 Lecture10:00 AM-11:50 AMMWCAMMIN, RENATE6501
  Lecture 10:00 AM-10:50 AMFCAMMIN, RENATE6501
40452 ESLL-237.-03 Lecture10:00 AM-11:50 AMTThSHAMSHAYOOADEH, GEORGE6503
  Lecture 11:00 AM-11:50 AMFSHAMSHAYOOADEH, GEORGE6503
40454 ESLL-237.-04 Lecture01:30 PM-03:45 PMMWPRATT, KEITH6306
41481 ESLL-237.-05 Lecture06:00 PM-08:15 PMTThCUMMINS, JAMES6507

ESLL 247ADVANCED VOCABULARY DEVELOPMENT FOR READING & WRITING3 Units
Expansion of academic vocabulary to meet the specific vocabulary needs for students in an academic setting. Multiple exposures to target words in meaningful contexts and rich information about each word. May be repeated one time as course content changes.
3 hours lecture. (36 hours total per quarter.)
Prerequisites: Appropriate placement test score or successful completion of ESLL 236 and 237.
Advisory: Designed for students whose native language is not English; not open to students with credit in ESL 177.
Formerly: ESL 177
41471 ESLL-247.-01 Lecture12:00 PM-01:25 PMMWJARDALI, NAJWA6306
ESLL247.-01: This is an 11-week class. The first day of class will be 4/15.

ESLL 248ADVANCED GRAMMAR REVIEW3 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.
Formerly: ESL 186
40444• ESLL-248.-01W LectureTBATBAWONG, RITAONLINE
ESLL248.01W: Offered via Internet. After registering, you must refer to course descriptions at www.foothill.edu/fga/ for information on how to begin.

ESLL 249ADVANCED READING4 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 learn 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. Lecture, discussion, and group work.
4 hours lecture. (48 hours total per quarter.)
Prerequisites: ESLL 236 and 237 or eligibility for ESLL 25.
41474 ESLL-249.-01 Lecture12:00 PM-01:50 PMTThPRATT, KEITH6302

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