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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.

43 Courses/Sections found for Winter 2017     (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; 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.
31675 ESLL-025.-01 Lecture08:00 AM-08:50 AMFHUNTER, CARRIE5613
  Lecture 08:00 AM-09:50 AMMWHUNTER, CARRIE5613
31679 ESLL-025.-02 Lecture08:00 AM-09:50 AMTThCARRELL, TANYA5611
  Lecture 09:00 AM-09:50 AMFCARRELL, TANYA5611
30054 ESLL-025.-03 Lecture10:00 AM-10:50 AMFCOLLATO, LISA6306
  Lecture 10:00 AM-11:50 AMMWCOLLATO, LISA6306
30476 ESLL-025.-04 Lecture10:00 AM-11:50 AMTThCOLLATO, LISA6506
  Lecture 11:00 AM-11:50 AMFCOLLATO, LISA6506
30369 ESLL-025.-05 Lecture01:30 PM-03:45 PMMWCOLLATO, LISA6401
30675 ESLL-025.-06 Lecture01:30 PM-03:45 PMTThLANCASTER, RACHEL6305

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.)
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.
31677 ESLL-026.-01 Lecture08:00 AM-09:50 AMMWWILEY, JOHN5610
  Lecture 08:00 AM-08:50 AMFWILEY, JOHN5610
30766 ESLL-026.-02 Lecture08:00 AM-09:50 AMTThAIVAZOVA, INNA6501
  Lecture 09:00 AM-09:50 AMFAIVAZOVA, INNA6501

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.)
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in ESLL 227; not open to students with credit in ESL 156.
30351 ESLL-226.-01 Lecture08:00 AM-09:50 AMMWDRAGAN, ALICE6502
  Lecture 08:00 AM-08:50 AMFDRAGAN, ALICE6502
32057√ ESLL-226.-02 Lecture12:15 PM-02:30 PMMWGOKSEL-DEMIR, EBRUFC101
ESLL226.02: This class will be held at the new Sunnyvale Education Center, 1070 Innovation Way, Sunnyvale

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.)
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.
30116 ESLL-227.-01 Lecture08:00 AM-09:50 AMTThMORASCI, RICHARD6303
  Lecture 09:00 AM-09:50 AMFMORASCI, RICHARD6303

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; intended for students whose native language is not English; not open to students with credit in ESL 165.
30767 ESLL-235.-01 Lecture12:00 PM-01:25 PMTThFSARVER, AMY6307

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.)
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.
30117 ESLL-236.-01 Lecture08:00 AM-08:50 AMFMORASCI, RICHARD6306
  Lecture 08:00 AM-09:50 AMMWMORASCI, RICHARD6306
30118 ESLL-236.-02 Lecture10:00 AM-11:50 AMTThMORASCI, RICHARD6503
  Lecture 11:00 AM-11:50 AMFMORASCI, RICHARD6503
30402 ESLL-236.-03 Lecture01:30 PM-03:45 PMMWDRAGAN, ALICE6306

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.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in ESLL 236; intended for students whose native language is not English; not open to students with credit in ESL 167.
30119 ESLL-237.-01 Lecture08:00 AM-09:50 AMMWSTAFF, M5602
  Lecture 08:00 AM-08:50 AMFSTAFF, M5602
30120 ESLL-237.-02 Lecture10:00 AM-10:50 AMFGOKSEL-DEMIR, EBRU6501
  Lecture 10:00 AM-11:50 AMMWGOKSEL-DEMIR, EBRU6501
30403 ESLL-237.-03 Lecture01:30 PM-03:45 PMTThJAQUISH, MELISSA6306
31731 ESLL-237.-04 Lecture11:00 AM-11:50 AMFHUNTER, CARRIE6707
  Lecture 10:00 AM-11:50 AMTThHUNTER, CARRIE6707

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.
30768• ESLL-248.-01W LectureTBATBAWONG, RITAONLINE
ESLL248.01W: Offered via Internet. After registering, you must refer to course descriptions at foothill.edu/fga/ for information on how to begin.

ESLL 249ADVANCED READING5 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.
31069 ESLL-249.-01 Lecture08:00 AM-08:50 AMFLANCASTER, RACHEL3404
  Lecture 08:00 AM-09:50 AMMWLANCASTER, RACHEL3404
31070 ESLL-249.-02 Lecture09:00 AM-09:50 AMFLANCASTER, RACHEL3307
  Lecture 08:00 AM-09:50 AMTThLANCASTER, RACHEL3307
31071 ESLL-249.-03 Lecture10:00 AM-10:50 AMFPRATT, KEITH6301
  Lecture 10:00 AM-11:50 AMMWPRATT, KEITH6301
31073 ESLL-249.-04 Lecture10:00 AM-11:50 AMTThPRATT, KEITH6505
  Lecture 11:00 AM-11:50 AMFPRATT, KEITH6505
31075 ESLL-249.-05 Lecture01:30 PM-03:45 PMMWPRATT, KEITH6506
31076 ESLL-249.-06 Lecture01:30 PM-03:45 PMMWFASS, DEBORAH6409

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