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ESL 400 Advanced English for Multilingual Students

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Minimum Grade for Prerequisites

Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite courses.

Course Description

Socially relevant readings introduce students to academic reading, writing, and research. Students analyze complex fiction and/or non-fiction texts and write expository or argumentative essays with persuasive claims and evidence. Revision and proofreading skills are developed over multiple drafts in a feedback-rich environment. Students reflect on their positions in relation to larger social, cultural, and economic issues.

Units: 5
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 80-90
  • TBA hours/semester: 16-18
  • Homework hours/semester: 144-162
Prerequisites: ESL 828 or appropriate skill level indicated by the ESL placement test.
Corequisites: None
AA/AS Degree Requirements: Area E2a, E5c
Transfer Credit: CSU , UC