English as a Second Language (ESL)

Courses

ESL A103 Oral Fluency I 3 Credits

For intermediate to advanced students. Instruction in pronunciation, listening comprehension, and speaking strategies for academic and career settings. Emphasis on self-monitoring. Includes special practice in group discussion techniques.
Special Note: Required language lab work.

ESL A104 College Reading and Writing I 3 Credits

For intermediate to advanced students. Extensive practice in reading and composition strategies for academic and career settings. Emphasis on alternatives to translation. Includes special practice in grammar.
Special Note: Required language lab work.

ESL A105 Vocabulary Enhancement I 3 Credits

For intermediate to advanced students. Extensive practice in different methods of acquiring a larger, more precise vocabulary. Emphasis on using context clues and choosing words to match the occasion/audience. Includes special instruction in idioms used by adults.
Special Note: Required language lab work.

ESL A106 College Grammar I 3 Credits

Presents elements of English grammar for improving comprehension and accuracy. Provides focused instruction in intermediate grammar of Standard American English for academic and professional settings. Includes practice in editing. Designed for ESL students only.
May Be Stacked With: ESL A110

ESL A107 Oral Fluency II 3 Credits

For advanced students. Further instruction in pronunciation, listening comprehension, and speaking strategies for academic and career settings. Emphasis on self-correction. Includes special practice in formal presentation techniques.
Special Note: Required language lab work.

Prerequisites: ESL A103.

ESL A108 College Reading and Writing II 3 Credits

For advanced students. Further practice in reading and composition strategies for academic and career settings. Emphasis on the use of on-campus resources for self-improvement. Includes additional practice in grammar.
Special Note: Required language lab work.

Prerequisites: ESL A104.

ESL A109 Vocabulary Enhancement II 3 Credits

For advanced students. Further practice in different methods of acquiring a larger, more precise vocabulary. Emphasis on applying knowledge of word parts from Latin and Greek. Includes special instruction in academic vocabulary.
Special Note: Required language lab work.

Prerequisites: ESL A105.

ESL A110 College Grammar II 3 Credits

Examines elements of English grammar for improving comprehension and accuracy. Provides focused instruction in high-intermediate and advanced grammar of Standard American English for academic and professional settings. Includes practice in editing. Designed for ESL students only.
May Be Stacked With: ESL A106

Prerequisites: ESL A106 with a minimum grade of C.