ESL General - Noncredit Courses

ESLN 3010, ESL Literacy: Comprehensive

ADVISE: Developing literacy in native language

Orientation to the classroom and development of ESL literacy skills. Emphasis on basic oral English and development of pre-reading and pre-writing skills.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit

Formerly ESL Literacy

ESLN 3015, ESL Literacy

ADVISE: Developing literacy in native language

Orientation to classroom procedures, and development of ESL literacy listening and speaking skills and pre-reading and pre-writing skills.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
ESLN 3100, Beginning Low 1

ADVISE: Literate in native language

Low beginning 1 language skills. Language for daily life and limited participation in basic conversations. Listening, speaking, and reading readiness. Introduction to writing skills.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
ESLN 3105, Beginning Low 1 Abridged

ADVISE: Native language literacy

A short course of low beginning 1 language skills. Language for daily life and limited participation in basic conversations. Listening, speaking, and reading readiness. Introduction to writing skills.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
ESLN 3120, ESL Beginning Low 1-2 Multilevel

ADVISE: Literacy in native language

Low-beginning language skills. Language for daily needs and participation in basic conversations. Listening, speaking, and reading skills development are emphasized. Simple writing is introduced.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
ESLN 3140, Beginning 1-4 Multilevel

ADVISE: Placement in ESLN 3100 (Beginning Low 1)

Beginning level English skills for students with varying English language proficiencies for school, work and community settings. Development of listening, speaking and reading skills. Production of sentences and brief paragraphs.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
ESLN 3200, Beginning Low 2

ADVISE: ESLN 3100 or placement in ESLN 3200

Low beginning 2 language skills. Language for daily life and participation in simple conversations. Listening, speaking, and reading development. Simple writing is introduced.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
ESLN 3205, Beginning Low 2 Abridged

ADVISE: ESLN 3100 or placement in ESLN 3200

A short course of low beginning 2 language skills. Language for daily life and participation in simple conversations. Listening, speaking, and reading development. Simple writing is introduced.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
ESLN 3300, Beginning High 3

ADVISE: ESLN 3200 or placement in ESLN 3300

High beginning 3 language skills. Communication in limited familiar social and workplace contexts. Comprehension of simplified reading texts. Sentence writing and introduction to paragraphs.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
ESLN 3305, Beginning High 3 Abridged

ADVISE: ESLN 3200 or placement in ESLN 3300

A short course of high beginning 3 language skills. Communication in limited familiar social and workplace contexts. Comprehension of simplified reading texts. Sentence writing and introduction to paragraphs.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
ESLN 3340, Beginning High 3-4 Multilevel

ADVISE: ESLN 3200 or placement in ESLN 3300 (Beginning High 3)

High beginning level English skills for school, work and basic needs. Development of listening, speaking, and reading skills. Production of sentences and brief paragraphs.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
ESLN 3400, Beginning High 4

ADVISE: ESLN 3300 or placement in ESLN 3400

High beginning 4 language skills. Communication in familiar social and workplace contexts. Comprehension of simplified reading texts that include some unfamiliar language. Basic paragraph writing.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
ESLN 3405, Beginning High 4 Abridged

ADVISE: ESLN 3300 or placement in ESLN 3400

A short course of high beginning 4 language skills. Communication in familiar social and workplace contexts. Comprehension of simplified reading texts that include some unfamiliar language. Basic paragraph writing.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
ESLN 3500, Intermediate Low 5

ADVISE: ESLN 3400 or placement in ESLN 3500

Low intermediate low 5 language skills. Participation in extended conversations and short discussions on familiar career, social, and academic topics. Comprehension of short, adapted informational and narrative texts. Development of short paragraphs for a variety of purposes.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
ESLN 3505, Intermediate Low 5 Abridged

ADVISE: ESLN 3400 or placement in ESLN 3500

Low intermediate 5 language skills in an abridged course. Participation in extended conversations and short discussions on familiar career, social, and academic topics. Comprehension of short, adapted informational and narrative texts. Development of short paragraphs for a variety of purposes.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit

Formerly Intermediate Low 5 - Listening/Speaking

ESLN 3560, Intermediate Low 5-6

ADVISE: ESLN 3400

Low intermediate language skills. Extended conversations on familiar and new topics. Development of reading and word analysis skills. Production of organized paragraphs.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
ESLN 3580, Intermediate 5-8 Multilevel

ADVISE: ESLN 3400 or placement in ESLN 3500

Intermediate level English skills for students with varying English language proficiencies for education, employment and social settings. Development of listening, speaking, and reading skills. Production of organized paragraphs and multi-paragraph texts.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
ESLN 3600, Intermediate Low 6

ADVISE: ESLN 3500 or placement in ESLN 3600

Low intermediate 6 language skills. Participation in discussions on career, social, and academic topics. Comprehension of adapted and some authentic narrative and informational texts. Development of clearly organized paragraphs.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
ESLN 3605, Intermediate Low 6 Abridged

ADVISE: ESLN 3500 or placement in ESLN 3600

Low intermediate 6 language skills in an abridged course. Participation in discussions on career, social, and academic topics. Comprehension of adapted and some authentic narrative and informational texts. Development of clearly organized paragraphs.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
ESLN 3700, Intermediate High 7

ADVISE: ESLN 3600 or placement in ESLN 3700

High Intermediate 7 language skills. Extended communication on a range of academic, social, and career-related topics. Comprehension of adapted and authentic literary and informational texts. Development of multiple paragraph texts.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
ESLN 3705, Intermediate High 7 Abridged

ADVISE: ESLN 3600 or placement in ESLN 3700

High Intermediate 7 language skills in an abridged course. Extended communication on a range of academic, social, and career-related topics. Comprehension of adapted and authentic literary and informational texts. Development of multiple paragraph texts.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
ESLN 3780, Intermediate High 7/8 Multi-Level

ADVISE: ESLN 3600 or placement in ESLN 3700

Intermediate-high language skills. Conversations, discussions, lectures, and readings of increasing length and complexity. Increased fluency and grammatical accuracy in both speaking and writing. Analysis of main ideas, inference, and vocabulary in authentic written and spoken texts. Practice to increase fluency and grammatical accuracy in speaking and writing paragraphs and short compositions.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
ESLN 3800, lntermediate High 8

ADVISE: ESLN 3700 or placement in ESLN 3800

High intermediate 8 language skills. 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 texts. Development of multiple-paragraph texts in a variety of genres.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
ESLN 3805, Intermediate High 8 Abridged

ADVISE: ESLN 3700 or placement in ESLN 3800

High intermediate 8 language skills in an abridged course. Extended communication on a range of academic, social, and career-related topics. Comprehension of a variety of adapted and authentic literary and informational texts. Development of multiple-paragraph texts in various genres.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
ESLN 3900, Advanced Low 9

ADVISE: ESLN 3800 or placement in ESLN 3900

Advanced low language skills. Extended communication on a diverse range of complex topics. Comprehension of a wide variety of authentic informational and literary oral and written texts. Multiple paragraph texts in a variety of genres.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit
ESLN 4015, ESL Literacy: Abridged

ADVISE: Developing literacy in native language

Short literacy course. Orientation to the classroom and development of ESL literacy skills. Emphasis on basic oral English and development of pre-reading and pre-writing skills.

Units: 0
Credit type: Noncredit

Formerly ESL Literacy Abridged