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IMPORTANT!
Many SMC classes require the use of a computer with Internet access to reach class resources and/or to complete assignments and/or take exams. To locate a computer lab on campus go to www.smc.edu/acadcomp and click on the “Labs” link.

ESL – English for Second Language Speakers

For the following classes, assessment is required to determine class placement. See www.smc.edu/assessment. These classes are limited to students whose first language is not English. Most sections of ESL classes require access to a computer and the Internet.

Intensive English

ESL 10G, Multiple Skills Preparation: Listening, Speaking, and Grammar 6 units

Prerequisite: None.

ESL 10G is a low-intermediate multi-skills course designed to improve the English language skills of non-native speakers. This course concentrates on listening, speaking, and grammar. It is recommended that students take this course concurrently with ESL 10W.

Course credit may not be applied toward satisfaction of Associate in Arts Degree requirements. It is recommended that students take this course concurrently with ESL10W.

1344 8:00a-12:20p MTWTh ESL 104 Koenig Golombek L K

ESL 10W, Multiple Skills Preparation: Reading and Writing 6 units

Prerequisite: None.

ESL 10W is a low-intermediate multi-skills course designed to improve the English language skills of non-native speakers. This course concentrates on reading, writing, and computer assisted language learning (CALL). It is recommended that students take this course concurrently with ESL10G.

Course credit may not be applied toward satisfaction of Associate in Arts Degree requirements. It is recommended that students take this course concurrently with ESL10G.

1346 8:00a-12:20p MWTh BUS 101 Kahn A B

8:00a-12:20p T DRSCHR 203 Kahn A B

ESL Writing

ESL 11A, Basic English 1 6 units

Prerequisite: ESL 10G and 10W or Group C on the ESL Placement Assessment.

Students who receive a final grade of “C” in ESL 10G or W should enroll in support courses (ESL14A/B, 15, 16A/B/C, 17) before taking ESL 11A or concurrently with ESL 11A.

ESL 11A is an intermediate, multi-skills course with an emphasis on paragraph writing for non-native speakers of English who have completed ESL 10G and ESL 10W or score at Level C on the SMC Placement Assessment.

1347 8:00a-12:20p MTWTh ESL 103 Stivener M

1348 12:30p-4:50p MTWTh ESL 125 Graziadei K N

ESL 11B, Basic English 2 3 units

Transfer: UC*, CSU Prerequisite: ESL 11A. Advisory: Students who receive a final grade of “C” in ESL 11A should enroll in support courses (ESL14A/B, 15, 16A/B/C, 17) before taking ESL 11B or concurrently with ESL 11B.

*ESL 11B, 21A, 21B, and 25 combined: maximum credit 8 units.

ESL 11B is an intermediate, multi-skills course for non-native speakers of English who have completed ESL 11A. It focuses on paragraph writing and introduces the essay.

1349 8:00a-10:05a MTWTh LA 220 Borgardt M L

1350 10:15a-12:20p MTWTh ESL 105 Kim E

ESL 21A, English Fundamentals 1 3 units

Transfer: UC*, CSU Prerequisite: ESL 11B or appropriate score on the ESL Placement Assessment. Advisory: Students who receive a final grade of “C” in 11B should enroll in support courses (ESL20A/20B, 23) before taking ESL 21A or concurrently with ESL 21A.

*ESL 11B, 21A, 21B and 25 combined: maximum credit, 8 units.

ESL 21A is an intermediate communicative writing course for non-native speakers. ESL 21A is the first part of the ESL 21A/B sequence.

1351 8:00a-10:05a MTWTh ESL 105 Ibaraki A T

1352 8:00a-10:05a MTWTh ESL 123 Skelton L

1353 10:15a-12:20p MTWTh ESL 123 Ibaraki A T

1354 12:30p-2:35p MTWTh ESL 103 Wolfe R A

ESL 21B, English Fundamentals 2 3 units

Transfer: UC*, CSU Prerequisite: ESL 21A. Advisory: Students who receive a final grade of “C” in ESL 21A should enroll in support courses (ESL20A/20B, 23, 28) before taking ESL 21B or concurrently with ESL 21B.

ESL 21B is the second part of the ESL 21A/B sequence. It continues the emphasis of essay writing, editing of grammar and mechanical errors, reading, and critical thinking. *ESL 11B, ESL 21A, ESL 21B, and ESL 25 combined: maximum credit, 8 units.

1355 8:00a-10:05a MTWTh ESL 125 Hardacredecerqu B L

1356 10:15a-12:20p MTWTh ESL 125 Leveque V F

1357 12:30p-2:35p MTWTh ESL 123 Jo C J

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