Unless otherwise indicated, a grade of C or higher is required for all prerequisite
Introduces to non-native speakers of English beginning rhetoric in the form
of a connected series of simple sentences on topics of daily life and continues the
study of English sentence types, imperatives, four basic tenses (past, present, future
and progressive), modals, contractions, special verbs, count/no-count nouns, plurals,
(regular/irregular), articles, adverbs, correct word order, punctuation, and spelling.
Units do not apply toward AA/AS degree
Pass/No Pass Only
Lecture hours/semester: 80-90
Homework hours/semester: 160-180
Recommended: Appropriate skill level as indicated by placement tests. It is recommended that students
enroll concurrently in ESL 856 or higher course and ESL 846 or higher course.