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ESL – Noncredit

The following classes are noncredit and free-- they do NOT carry academic credit or assign grades.

ESL 902: High Beginning ESL

An integrated course including listening, speaking, reading and writing basic English. Emphasis on: longer sentences; verb tenses; dialog; common idiomatic expressions; expanding vocabulary.

7011   9:30a-12:30p MW   BUNDY 236   Afable E C

Above section 7011 meets for 15 weeks, Feb 24 to Jun 11, at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

ESL 904: High Intermediate ESL

An integrated course including listening, speaking, reading and writing basic English. Emphasis on: comprehension and fluency; increased vocabulary; improved spelling; development of paragraph writing skills.

7012   9:00a-3:00p Sat   PAC 105   Joshi K

Above section 7012 meets for 15 weeks, Mar 01 to Jun 14, at the Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th Street.

7013   9:30a-12:30p TTh   BUNDY 435   Bronstein M G

Above section 7013 meets for 15 weeks, Feb 25 to Jun 12, at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

ESL 906: High Advanced ESL

This multi-skills course is designed for the high-advanced non-credit ESL student who is planning to matriculate to the College. In this course students continue to expand and refine their English skills, proficiency, and vocabulary. Students consolidate their understanding of English grammar and extend their awareness and command of the English language, in particular areas of syntax, semantics, and oral fluency. Students prepare to function in American society and take credit college courses.

7014   9:30a-12:30p MW   BUNDY 435   Gill A

Above section 7014 meets for 15 weeks, Feb 24 to Jun 11, at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

ESL 911: Beginning Listening, Speaking and Pronunciation

This course is designed for the beginning ESL student. The focus is improvement of the student’s pronunciation and comprehension of English through exercises which improve aural discrimination of sounds, build association of sounds with written letters; teach placement of lips, tongue and teeth for correct pronunciation; impart correct intonation and stress patterns; improve conversation skills; teach socio-cultural context for intonation and vocabulary.

7015   9:30a-12:30p Th   BUNDY 428   Mc Gee N

Above section 7015 meets for 15 weeks, Feb 27 to Jun 12, at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

7016   1:30p-4:30p W   BUNDY 236   Cruz A S

Above section 7016 meets for 15 weeks, Feb 26 to Jun 11, at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

ESL 913: Intermediate Listening, Speaking and Pronunciation

This course is designed for the intermediate ESL student. The focus is refinement of pronunciation and comprehension of English through exercises which improve aural discrimination of sounds; association of sounds with written letters; improve intonation, stress patterns and positions of mouth; improve and expand conversation skills and vocabulary; refine socio-cultural contact for intonation, vocabulary and subject matter.

7017   9:30a-12:30p M   BUNDY 428   Easton J A

Above section 7017 meets for 15 weeks, Feb 24 to Jun 09, at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

ESL 915: Advanced Listening, Speaking and Pronunciation

This course is designed for the advanced ESL student. The focus is refinement of pronunciation; use and comprehension of English though exercises which improve and refine analysis and production of sounds, enrich fluency; and build the student’s confidence in a wide variety of situations where a solid command of aural English is required.

7018   9:30a-12:30p F   BUNDY 428   Bronstein M G

Above section 7018 meets for 15 weeks, Feb 28 to Jun 13, at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

7019   1:30p-4:30p M   BUNDY 428   Easton J A

Above section 7019 meets for 15 weeks, Feb 24 to Jun 09, at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

ESL 961: Beginning Reading and Writing

This course is designed for the beginning ESL student and focuses on providing students with basic English vocabulary, reading comprehension, and writing skills. Students learn basic idiomatic expressions and grammatical structures, enabling them to: construct simple sentences and short paragraphs; use basic English vocabulary in real-life situations; demonstrate comprehension of different types of writing; and produce short (1- or 2-paragraph) writing samples.

7020   9:30a-12:30p T   BUNDY 236   Morrow E

Above section 7020 meets for 15 weeks, Feb 25 to Jun 10, at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

ESL 963, Intermediate Reading and Writing

This course is designed for the intermediate ESL student, and focuses on improving students’ English vocabulary, reading comprehension, and writing skills. Students expand their knowledge of idiomatic expressions and grammatical structures, enabling them to: construct intermediate-level sentences and paragraphs; use more complex English vocabulary in real-life situations; identify and describe various types of writing; and produce medium-length (2- or 3-paragraph) writing samples.

7021   9:30a-12:30p W   BUNDY 440   Morrow E

Above section 7021 meets for 15 weeks, Feb 26 to Jun 11, at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

ESL 965, Advanced Reading and Writing

This course is designed for the advanced ESL student. The course focuses on the analysis and comprehension of advanced-level English vocabulary, idiomatic expressions, and grammatical structures, enabling students to: construct complex sentences and paragraphs; use advanced-level vocabulary in real-life situations; analyze the content of various types of writing, including some literature; and understand and produce basic five-paragraph essays.

7022   9:30a-12:30p Th   BUNDY 236   Culberg L

Above section 7022 meets for 15 weeks, Feb 27 to Jun 12, at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

ESL 971: Beginning Idioms, Prepositions, and Vocabulary

This course is designed for the beginning ESL student. Students learn basic English vocabulary, idiomatic expressions, phrasal verbs, and grammatical structures, and begin engaging in simple dialogs and conversations that are culturally-appropriate and applicable to a variety of real-life situations.

7023   1:30p-4:30p M   BUNDY 236   Bostwick L H

Above section 7023 meets for 15 weeks, Feb 24 to Jun 09, at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

ESL 973: Intermediate Idioms, Prepositions, and Vocabulary

This course is designed for the intermediate ESL student. Students build an intermediate-level English vocabulary, and expand their knowledge and use of idiomatic expressions, phrasal verbs, and grammatical structures. Students engage in intermediate-level dialogs and conversations that are culturally-appropriate and applicable to a variety of real-life situations.

7024   9:30a-12:30p F   BUNDY 435   Starke D

Above section 7024 meets for 15 weeks, Feb 28 to Jun 13, at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

7025   1:30p-4:30p W   BUNDY 435   Starke D

Above section 7025 meets for 15 weeks, Feb 26 to Jun 11, at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

ESL 975: Advanced Idioms, Prepositions, and Vocabulary

This course is designed for the advanced ESL student. The course focuses on enriching and refining students’ knowledge and use of idioms, phrasal verbs, and vocabulary. Students learn advanced-level English vocabulary, idiomatic expressions, and grammatical structures, and engage in complex and culturally-appropriate dialogs and conversations.

7026   9:30a-12:30p T   BUNDY 440   Culberg L

Above section 7026 meets for 15 weeks, Feb 25 to Jun 10, at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

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