Course Descriptions

Course NumberCourse TitleCreditsDescriptionCompetencies
ELL098Reading and Comm Fluency4This course introduces and supports reading and communication fluency for high-intermediate English language learners. Decoding and comprehension strategies are developed through the use of annotating, vocabulary work and guided reading activities. Group discussion and presentation skills are introduced and practiced. Pronunciation development and practice of segmentals and suprasegmentals are introduced through guided pre-college level reading and listening materials such as articles, journals, and non-fiction texts. Prerequisite: ESL Accuplacer minimum score 50-81 Loading...
ELL099Grammar and Writing Fluency4This course introduces and applies English grammar in sentence and paragraph writing for high-intermediate English language learners. It teaches sentences and paragraph structures, using a step-by-step approach, using integrated grammar and writing practices. Students are guided through English grammar rules and functions as well as the writing process to produce well organized and adequately developed sentences and paragraphs. Students will also be introduced to essay writing. Prerequisite: ESL Accuplacer minimum score 50-81 Loading...
ELL108Reading and Comm Accuracy4This course supports the mastery of academic reading and communication skills for advanced English language learners. Comprehension of textbook material, scholarly articles, and online scholarly publication are supported. Mastery of speed reading and comprehension strategies are emphasized through the use of annotating, vocabulary work and guided reading activities. Group discussion and presentation skills are evaluated and students will be exposed to academic lecture series. Growth of suprasegmentals are analyzed through guided college level reading and listening materials. Prerequisite: ESL Accuplacer minimum score of 82-110 or successful completion of a "C" or higher in ELL 098 and ELL 099. Loading...
ELL109Grammar and Writing Accuracy4This course supports the accuracy of English grammar in paragraph and essay writing for advanced English language learners. It reviews paragraph structures and teaches essay writing using a step-by-step approach with integrated grammar and writing practices. Students are guided through English grammar rules and functions as well as the writing process to produce well organized paragraphs and essays. Students will also be introduced to research writing. Prerequisite: ESL Accuplacer minimum score of 82-110 or successful completion of ELL 098 and ELL 099 with a "C" or higher. Loading...