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Classes

ESL Courses 

Reading

ESL 010 Introduction to Reading and Vocabulary

High-beginning level students will improve fundamental reading skills and expand vocabulary as they read level-appropriate texts. Students will be recommended to this course based on the ESL placement examination.
4 credit hours
You need the following information to register for this class:

  • Class: ESL 010 – J001
  • Class Number: 85178
  • Class Meets: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday 9:00 - 9:50 a.m.
  • Classroom: Cooper Campus, AT 117
  • Instructor: Sarah Galvin

ESL 020 Intermediate Reading and Vocabulary

Low-intermediate level ESL students will review fundamental reading skills, learn and practice higher order reading skills, expand vocabulary and increase reading efficiency as they interact with level-appropriate texts. Students will be recommended to this course based on the ESL placement examination or through completion of ESL 010.
4 credit hours
You need the following information to register for this class:

  • Class: ESL 020 – J001
  • Class Number: 85192
  • Class Meets: Monday and Wednesday 11:00 - 11:50 a.m. and Friday 10:00 - 11:40 a.m.
  • Classroom: Cooper Campus, AT 117
  • Instructor: Sarah Galvin

ESL 030 Advanced Reading and Vocabulary

High-intermediate level ESL students will master fundamental reading skills, improve critical reading, and further vocabulary development. Students will be introduced to a variety of genres, such as newspaper articles and essays, poems, short stories, charts, graphs and college-level content textbooks. Through the selected readings, this course will foster cultural awareness, comprehension, and interaction. The readings and activities introduced in the course will allow students to engage in meaningful dialogue, and in the process, refine their English skills. Students will be recommended to this course based on the ESL placement examination or through completion of ESL 020.
4 credit hours
You need the following information to register for this class:

  • Class: ESL 030 – J001
  • Class Number: 85195
  • Class Meets: Monday and Wednesday 12:00 - 12:50 p.m. and Friday 12:00 - 1:40 p.m.
  • Classroom: Cooper Campus, AT 117
  • Instructor: STAFF

Writing

ESL 090 Beginning Writing

High-beginning level ESL students will learn composition skills by receiving instruction in the following: the writing process, organization, sentence development, paragraph writing, and editing. Basic instruction in grammar provided. Students will be recommended to this course based on the ESL placement examination.
4 credit hours
You need the following information to register for this class:

  • Class: ESL 090 – J001
  • Class Number: 85199 Class Meets: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday 10:00 - 10:50 a.m.
    Classroom: Cooper Campus, AT 117
  • Instructor: Sarah Galvin

ESL 091 Intermediate Writing

Low-intermediate level ESL students will enhance their composition skills by receiving instruction in the following: the writing process, organization, multi-paragraph writings, editing, and critical reading. Basic instruction in grammar provided. Students will be recommended to this course based on the ESL placement examination or through completion of ESL 090.
4 credit hours.
You need the following information to register for this class:

  • Class: ESL 091 – J001
  • Class Number: 85201
  • Class Meets: Tuesday & Thursday 11:00 - 12:40 p.m.
  • Classroom: Cooper Campus, AT 117
  • Instructor: Vicky Broadus

ESL 092 Advanced Writing

ESL 092 is designed to help students prepare for ENG 101. High-intermediate level ESL students continue to work on the writing process, editorial improvement, and critical reading. Students will be introduced to documenting sources. Grammar instruction includes advanced grammatical points. Students will be recommended to this course based on the ESL placement examination or through completion of ESL 091.
4 credit hours
You need the following information to register for this class:

  • Class: ESL 092 – J001
  • Class Number: 85204
  • Class Meets: Monday & Wednesday 1:00 - 2:40 p.m. 
  • Classroom: Cooper Campus, AT 117
  • Instructor: STAFF

Also offered at night

  • Class: ESL 092 – J851
  • Class Number: 85206
  • Class Meets: Monday & Wednesday 6:00 - 7:40 p.m.
  • Classroom: Downtown Education Center, 120 West High Street
  • Instructor: Dr. Jim Fenton

Listening & Speaking

ESL 011 Beginning Listening and Speaking

High-beginning level students will improve the ability to speak and understand English in simple everyday and academic situations. The course will provide practice in pronunciation and basic oral communication functions. Beginning academic listening and speaking skills will also be covered. Students will be recommended to this course based on the ESL placement examination.
4 credit hours
You need the following information to register for this class:

  • Class: ESL 011 – J001
  • Class Number: 85181
  • Class Meets: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, & Thursday 3:00 - 3:50 a.m.
  • Classroom: Cooper Campus, AT 117
  • Instructor: STAFF

ESL 012 Intermediate Listening and Speaking

Low-intermediate level ESL students will improve comprehension and communication in English on a variety of everyday topics and in the academic setting. Students will develop and practice techniques for greater composure and confidence in oral expression. Practice will also be provided in pronunciation and intonation. Students will be recommended to this course based on the ESL placement examination or through completion of ESL 011.
4 credit hours
You need the following information to register for this class:

  • Class: ESL 012 – J001
  • Class Number: 85185
  • Class Meets: Tuesday & Thursday 1:00 - 2:40 p.m.
  • Classroom: Cooper Campus, AT 117
  • Instructor: STAFF

ESL 013 Advanced Listening and Speaking

High-intermediate level ESL students will improve comprehension and communication in both social and academic settings. Instruction will include improving listening skills for academic note taking and small group discussion. Students will be expected to lead and share in class discussions based on readings and authentic listening materials. Students will also present orally in front of the class. Students will be recommended to this course based on the ESL placement examination or through completion of ESL 012.
4 credit hours
You need the following information to register for this class:

  • Class: ESL 013 – J851
  • Class Number: 85186
  • Class Meets: Tuesday & Thursday 6:00 - 7:40 p.m.
  • Classroom: Downtown Education Center, 120 West High Street
  • Instructor: STAFF