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ESL – Noncredit

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

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.

7005   9:30a-12:30p MW   BUNDY 428   Bronstein M G

Above section 7005 meets for 5 weeks, Jun 23 to Jul 23, 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.

7006   8:30a-11:30a S   PAC 105   Joshi K

Above section 7006 meets for 5 weeks, Jun 28 to Jul 26, at the Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th Street.

7007   1:30p-4:30p MW   BUNDY 435   Starke D

Above section 7007 meets for 5 weeks, Jun 23 to Jul 23, 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.

7010   9:30a-12:30p TTh   BUNDY 428   Bronstein M G

Above section 7010 meets for 5 weeks, Jun 24 to Jul 24, 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.

7011   9:30a-12:30p MW   BUNDY 236   Morrow E F

Above section 7011 meets for 5 weeks, Jun 23 to Jul 23, at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

7012   12:00p-3:00p S   PAC 105   Joshi K

Above section 7012 meets for 5 weeks, Jun 28 to Jul 26, at the Performing Arts Center, 1310 11th Street.

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.

7013   9:30a-12:30p TTh   BUNDY 435   Culberg L

Above section 7013 meets for 5 weeks, Jun 24 to Jul 24, 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.

7014   1:30p-4:30p TTh   BUNDY 236   Starke D

Above section 7014 meets for 5 weeks, Jun 24 to Jul 24, at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

NEW 7019   9:30a-12:30p F   BUNDY 216   Cruz A E

Above section 7019 meets for 5 weeks, Jun 27 to Jul 25, 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.

7015   9:30a-12:30p TTh   BUNDY 236   Cruz A E

Above section 7015 meets for 5 weeks, Jun 24 to Jul 24, 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.

7016   9:30a-12:30p MW   BUNDY 435   Culberg L

Above section 7016 meets for 5 weeks, Jun 23 to Jul 23, at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

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