ESL Academic - Noncredit Courses

ESLA 1000, Supplemental Academic English Instruction

COREQ.: Enrollment in at least one other CCSF course ADVISE: Non-native speaker of English

This course takes place in the Center for Language and Academic Development (CLAD), trains and supports students in identifying and choosing appropriate skill building activities, and offers direct instruction on the oral production, aural comprehension, pronunciation, reading, and writing of academic English.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
ESLA 3165, Introduction to Academic ESL: Listening/Speaking/Reading

ADVISE: ESLN 3600 or placement in ESLN 3700

Preparation for credit ESL courses. Beginning academic listening, speaking, and reading, with an emphasis on listening and reading comprehension, oral fluency, and vocabulary development for non-native speakers of English. Practice in listening to and reading informational and literary texts, and discussion and presentation skills. Language skills integrated on the basis of academic tasks and content. ESLA 3165 and ESLA 3175 can be taken in any order.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit

ESLA 3165 and ESLA 3175 can be taken in any order.

ESLA 3175, Introduction to Academic ESL: Reading/Writing/Grammar

ADVISE: ESLN 3600 or placement in ESLN 3700

Preparation for credit ESL courses. Beginning academic reading, writing, and grammar with an emphasis on language structure and vocabulary development for non-native speakers of English. Practice in reading informational and literary texts, and writing paragraphs. Language skills integrated on the basis of academic tasks and content.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit

ESLA 3165 and ESLA 3175 can be taken in any order.

ESLA 3180, Introduction to Academic ESL

ADVISE: ESLN 3600 or placement in ESLN 3700

Preparation for credit ESL courses. Training and practice in beginning academic reading, writing, listening, and speaking, with emphasis on language structure and vocabulary development for non-native speakers of English. Practice in reading informational and literary texts, and writing paragraphs and summaries. Language skills integrated on the basis of academic tasks and content.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit