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Recommended ESL Course Selection


Students placed below 11A:

ESL10G  Multiple Skills Preparation:  Listening, Speaking and Grammar AND

 ESL10W Multiple Skills Preparation:  Reading and Writing

OR Noncredit

Students placed in 11A:

Semester 1

Semester 2

ESL 11A Basic English 1 and/or 

ESL 14A Pronunciation and Spelling; ESL 14B Pronunciation:  Rhythm and Intonation and/or 

ESL 15 Conversation and Culture in the U.S. and/or 

ESL 16A Noun System and Articles; ESL 16B  Verb Tenses:  Forms and Use; ESL 16C Sentence Structure and Punctuation and/or

ESL 17 Intermediate Reading

ESL 11B   Basic English 2  (transferable)and/or 

ESL 14A Pronunciation and Spelling; ESL 14B Pronunciation:  Rhythm and Intonation and/or

 ESL 15 Conversation and Culture in the U.S. and/or

ESL 16A Noun System and Articles; ESL 16B  Verb Tense:  Forms and Use; ESL 16C Sentence Structure and Punctuation and/or

ESL 17 Intermediate Reading

Students placed in 21A:

Semester 1

Semester 2

ESL 21A   English Fundamentals 1 (transferable) and/or

ESL 20A   Advanced Grammar Workshop 1 and/or

ESL 23   Academic Reading and Study Skills and/or

ESL 28  Academic Vocabulary Skills 

ESL 21B   English Fundamentals 2 (transferable) and/or

ESL 20B   Advanced Grammar Workshop 2 and/or

ESL 23   Academic Reading and Study Skills and/or

ESL 28  Academic Vocabulary Skills 

Students placed in Eng 1:

Semester 1

Semester 2

ESL 25  Composition Fundamentals Review (transferable) for students requiring extended practice in writing/grammar English 1 Reading and Composition (transferable)