ESL Focus - Noncredit Courses

ESLF 3020, Computer Assisted ESL - Multilevel

ADVISE: ESLN 3100 or placement in ESLN 3200

Development of speaking, listening, reading, writing, and basic computer skills through the use of language learning software and online ESL resources. Designed to meet the needs of ESL students at various levels.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
ESLF 3128, Reading - Beginning Low

ADVISE: Native language literacy

Low beginning reading skills development. Comprehension of simple print materials on familiar topics. Beginning vocabulary development.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
ESLF 3129, Writing - Beginning Low

ADVISE: Native language literacy

Low beginning writing skills development. Basic sentence construction and form completion. Basic written communication for use in everyday life.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
ESLF 3144, Pronunciation - Beginning

ADVISE: Native language literacy

Basic pronunciation skills through understanding of English sounds. Stress, intonation, and rhythm are introduced.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
ESLF 3348, Reading - Beginning High

ADVISE: ESLN 3200 or placement in ESLN 3300

High beginning reading skills development. Comprehension of adapted written materials on familiar topics. Beginning vocabulary and word analysis skills.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
ESLF 3349, Writing - High Beginning

ADVISE: ESLN 3200 or placement in ESLN 3300

High beginning writing skill development. Paragraphs on familiar topics and basic personal and practical correspondence. Basic editing skills.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
ESLF 3568, Reading - Intermediate Low

ADVISE: ESLN 3400 or placement in ESLN 3500

Low intermediate reading skill development. Comprehension and analysis of a variety of adapted and authentic written English materials. Expansion of word analysis skills.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
ESLF 3569, Writing - Low Intermediate

ADVISE: ESLN 3400 or placement in ESLN 3500

Low intermediate writing skill development. Strategies for writing clear, structured multi-paragraph texts and correspondence addressing a variety of purposes.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
ESLF 3584, Pronunciation - Intermediate

ADVISE: ESLN 3400 or placement in ESLN 3500

Pronunciation skills for improved oral communication. Review of formation and production of English sounds. Rhythm, stress, and intonation in intermediate level conversations.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
ESLF 3788, Reading - Intermediate High

ADVISE: ESLN 3600 or placement in ESLN 3700

High-intermediate reading skill development. Comprehension and response to authentic written informational and narrative texts. Vocabulary skills development.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
ESLF 4002, Computer Assisted ESL - Beginning Low

ADVISE: Native language literacy

Low beginning level English as a Second Language (ESL) listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills are developed through computer-assisted ESL language learning activities in a computer lab. Introduction to basic computer vocabulary and technologies for ESL learning.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit

Formerly ESLF 3007

ESLF 4006, Intermediate CALL

ADVISE: ESLN 3400 or placement in ESLN 3500

Intermediate-level ESL listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills are developed in an interactive computer lab or online. Introduction to basic computer terminology and visual and digital media tools and technologies for ESL learning. Short in-class group projects.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
ESLF 4127, Beginning Low Conversation

ADVISE: Native language literacy

Low beginning speaking and listening skills. Participation in short conversations in routine social situations to communicate basic needs.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
ESLF 4347, Beginning High Conversation

ADVISE: ESLN 3200 or placement in ESLN 3300

High beginning speaking and listening skills. Participation in simple conversations about common topics in routine social situations.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
ESLF 4567, Intermediate Low Conversation

ADVISE: ESLN 3400 or placement in ESLN 3500

Low intermediate speaking and listening skills. Participation in conversations and discussions on familiar and some unfamiliar topics.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
ESLF 4787, Intermediate High Conversation

ADVISE: ESLN 3600 or placement in ESLN 3700 (Intermediate High 7)

High intermediate speaking and listening skills. Participation in discussions and extended conversations on a variety of current topics.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
ESLF 5006, Computer-Assisted ESL Projects

ADVISE: ESLN 3400 or placement in ESLN 3500

Intermediate level English as a Second Language (ESL) listening, speaking, reading, and writing skills are expanded through group interactive computer projects in an abridged course. Exposure to computer vocabulary and skills.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
ESLF 5125, Speaking and Listening: Beginning Low

ADVISE: Native language literacy

Low beginning speaking and listening focus course. Language for daily life and participation in simple conversations.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
ESLF 5345, Speaking and Listening - Beginning High

ADVISE: ESLN 3200 or placement in ESLN 3300

High beginning speaking and listening focus course. Comprehension of important points and details in spoken English. Communication in familiar social and workplace contexts.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
ESLF 5565, Speaking and Listening - Intermediate Low

ADVISE: ESLN 3400 or placement in ESLN 3500

Low intermediate speaking and listening focus course. Comprehension of adapted and some authentic narrative and informational oral texts. Participation in discussions on career, social, and academic topics.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
ESLF 5785, Speaking and Listening - Intermediate High

ADVISE: ESLN 3600 or placement in ESLN 3700

High intermediate speaking and listening focus course. Extended communication on a wide range of academic, social, and career-related topics. Comprehension of a wide variety of adapted and authentic literary and informational spoken texts.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit