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English Fundamentals – Group B

Courses below open to students in English Assessment Groups A and B. Make appointment for assessment when applying in Admissions.

ENGL 20, Reading and Writing 2    5 units

• Prerequisite: English 85 OR English 81A and 83A.

This course is designed to help students improve intermediate reading and writing skills necessary for college success. Students will increase their reading comprehension and vocabulary; they will build their understanding of patterns of organization used in academic writing, as well as their inferential reading techniques. Through the integrated study of reading and writing, students will develop an efficient writing process appropriate to audience and purpose. The course requires classroom work, weekly reading /writing lab work, and homework. In English 20, students will also review grammar and usage and develop skill in writing in-class, timed essays.

1151   8:00a-11:30a MTWTh   DRSCHR 215   Griffy W

   11:45a-1:00p MTWTh   DRSCHR 308   

1152   8:30a-12:00p MTWTh   LA 121   Davison IV G S

   12:15p-1:30p MTWTh   DRSCHR 312   

   Arrange-Time        

1153   10:15a-1:45p MTWTh   LA 115   O’Hara D M

   2:00p-3:15p MTWTh   DRSCHR 308   

ENGL 21A, English Fundamentals 1   3 units

• Prerequisite: English 84W and 84R or Group B on the Placement Test.

This course is the first semester of a two-semester course, English 21A/B. It consists of instruction in composition and the comprehension and analysis of readings, focusing on rhetorical strategies appropriate to audience and purposes in academic disciplines and the workplace. It also consists of a review of English grammar and usage.

1154   8:00a-10:05a MTWTh   LA 115   Fuchs C A

1155   8:00a-10:05a MTWTh   BUNDY 414   Hamada M J

Above section 1155 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

1156   8:00a-10:05a MTWTh   LA 217   Garcia M S

1157   10:15a-12:20p MTWTh   DRSCHR 214   Landau D M E

1158   10:15a-12:20p MTWTh   BUNDY 212   Padilla E

Above section 1158 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

1159   10:15a-12:20p MTWTh   HSS 152   Paik-Schoenberg J

1160   12:30p-2:35p MTWTh   DRSCHR 214   Landau D M E

1161   12:30p-2:35p MTWTh   LA 121   Tyson T L

1162   12:30p-2:35p MTWTh   HSS 152   Duran A

ENGL 21B, English Fundamentals 2   3 units

• Prerequisite: English 21A or ESL 21A or English 20.

This course is the second semester of a two-semester course, English 21AB. It continues the study of composition, the fundamentals of English grammar and usage, and analysis of readings. Students will explore research techniques, as they write essays with multiple sources.

English 21B and 22: maximum of 3 units applied toward the SMC AA degree.

1163   8:00a-10:05a MTWTh   LA 200   Motoike K J

1164   8:00a-10:05a MTWTh   LA 136   Triplett J

1165   8:00a-10:05a MTWTh   LA 239   Cardenas T P

1166   8:00a-10:05a MTWTh   DRSCHR 212   Kauffman S R

1167   8:00a-10:05a MTWTh   HSS 156   Dixon M J

1168   10:15a-12:20p MTWTh   LA 200   Kauffman S R

1169   10:15a-12:20p MTWTh   DRSCHR 203   Lozada C H

Above section 1169 makes use of computers with wordprocessing software. Keyboarding skills are recommended.

1170   10:15a-12:20p MTWTh   BUNDY 154   Johnson D J

Above section 1170 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

1171   12:30p-2:35p MTWTh   HSS 203   Cano D R

1172   12:30p-2:35p MTWTh   BUS 105   Griffy W J

1173   12:30p-2:35p MTWTh   HSS 207   Dempsey A L

1367   12:30p-2:35p MTWTh   BUNDY 212   Bostick J D

Above section 1367 meets at the Bundy Campus, 3171 South Bundy Drive, Los Angeles, CA 90066.

Distance Education Classes

Distance Education classes are taught via the internet. There are no class meetings on campus.

1174   Arrange-9 Hours    ONLINE-E   Vishwanadha H

Above section 1174 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

1175   Arrange-9 Hours    ONLINE-E   Vishwanadha H

Above section 1175 is a Distance Education course conducted over the Internet. For additional information, go to smconline.org (schedule of classes).

ENGL 23, Intermediate Reading and Vocabulary    3 units

• Prerequisite: Group B on the Placement Test.

This course is an intermediate course designed to improve the reading skills necessary for college success and is strongly recommended for all students who score at the B level on the English Assessment Test. It concentrates on techniques of comprehension, such as finding the main idea, recognizing details and patterns of organization, as well as inference and critical reading skills. It also focuses on vocabulary development, study reading techniques and reading rate and flexibility.

1176   12:30p-2:35p MTWTh   DRSCHR 215   Shapiro E P

   Arrange-6 Hours    DRSCHR 312  

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