Academic Catalogs

English Language Learning (ELL)

ELL G010N72 Hours (72 lecture hours)  
English for Communication 1  

Grading Mode: P/NP/SP Non-Credit

Not Transferable.

This noncredit course is the first level in the adult education, multi-skills sequence. Beginning English learners will develop their reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills essential for daily English communication. Its focus on language, culture, and life skills will help the student achieve personal, career, and/or academic goals. Noncredit. Pass/No Pass. NOT DEGREE APPLICABLE.

ELL G015N24 Hours (24 lecture hours)  
Grammar for Fluency 1  

Grading Mode: P/NP/SP Non-Credit

Not Transferable.

This noncredit course is the first level in the adult education, grammar sequence. This focused-skill course uses a grammar-based approach, together with communicative activities, to increase the development of other English skills. Beginning English learners will develop skills of forming basic grammatical structures of Standard American English to achieve personal, career, and/or academic goals for everyday communication. Noncredit. Pass/No Pass. NOT DEGREE APPLICABLE.

ELL G016N24 Hours (24 lecture hours)  
Pronunciation for Fluency 1  

Grading Mode: P/NP/SP Non-Credit

Not Transferable.

This noncredit course is the first level in the adult education, pronunciation sequence. This focused-skill course uses a pronunciation-based approach together with communicative activities to develop speech clarity and listening comprehension. Beginning English learners will experience a new way of learning pronunciation with emphasis on the characteristic rhythm and intonation patterns of English to achieve their personal, career, and/or academic goals for everyday communication. Noncredit. Pass/No Pass. NOT DEGREE APPLICABLE.

ELL G020N72 Hours (72 lecture hours)  
English for Communication 2  

Grading Mode: P/NP/SP Non-Credit

Not Transferable.

This noncredit course is the second level in the adult education, multi-skills sequence. Intermediate English learners will further develop their reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills essential for daily English communication. Its focus on language, culture, and life skills will help the student achieve personal, career, and/or academic goals. Noncredit. Pass/No Pass. NOT DEGREE APPLICABLE.

ELL G025N24 Hours (24 lecture hours)  
Grammar for Fluency 2  

Grading Mode: P/NP/SP Non-Credit

Not Transferable.

This noncredit course is the second level in the adult education, grammar sequence. This focused-skill course uses a grammar-based approach, together with communicative activities, to increase the development of other English skills. Intermediate English learners will further develop skills of forming grammatical structures of Standard American English to achieve their personal, career, and/or academic goals for everyday communication. Noncredit. Pass/No Pass. NOT DEGREE APPLICABLE.

ELL G026N24 Hours (24 lecture hours)  
Pronunciation for Fluency 2  

Grading Mode: P/NP/SP Non-Credit

Not Transferable.

This noncredit course is the second level in the adult education, pronunciation sequence. This focused-skill course uses a pronunciation-based approach together with communicative activities to develop speech clarity and listening comprehension. Intermediate English learners will practice and review the musical aspects of English – rhythm, stress, and intonation – to achieve their personal, career, and/or academic goals for everyday communication. Noncredit. Pass/No Pass. NOT DEGREE APPLICABLE.

ELL G027N54 Hours (54 lecture hours)  
Reading and Writing for Citizenship  

Grading Mode: P/NP/SP Non-Credit

Not Transferable.

This course is designed to help prepare non-native speakers of English to successfully complete the U.S. citizenship process. Preparation includes reinforcing key points of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) civics study questions by reviewing basic U.S history, government, and constitution. In addition, students will develop communicative English skills through the practice of interactions and interview techniques to understand and complete the final USCIS interview. Noncredit. Pass/No Pass. NOT DEGREE APPLICABLE.

ELL G028N54 Hours (54 lecture hours)  
Listening and Speaking for Citizenship  

Grading Mode: P/NP/SP Non-Credit

Not Transferable.

This course is designed to help prepare non-native speakers of English to successfully complete the U.S. citizenship process. Preparation includes reinforcing key points of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) civics study questions by reviewing basic U.S history, government, and constitution. In addition, students will develop communicative English skills through the practice of interactions and interview techniques to understand and complete the final USCIS interview. Noncredit. Pass/No Pass. NOT DEGREE APPLICABLE.

ELL G030N72 Hours (72 lecture hours)  
English for Communication 3  

Grading Mode: P/NP/SP Non-Credit

Not Transferable.

This noncredit course is the third level in the adult education, multi-skills sequence. Advanced English learners will enhance their reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills essential for daily English communication. Its focus on language, culture, and life skills will help the student achieve personal, career, and/or academic goals. Noncredit. Pass/No Pass. NOT DEGREE APPLICABLE.

ELL G035N24 Hours (24 lecture hours)  
Grammar for Fluency 3  

Grading Mode: P/NP/SP Non-Credit

Not Transferable.

This noncredit course is the third level in the adult education, grammar sequence. This focused-skill course uses a grammar-based approach, together with communicative activities, to increase the development of other English skills. Advanced English learners will review problematic grammar points of Standard American English to achieve their personal, career, and/or academic goals for everyday communication. Noncredit. Pass/No Pass. NOT DEGREE APPLICABLE.

ELL G036N24 Hours (24 lecture hours)  
Pronuncation for Fluency 3  

Grading Mode: P/NP/SP Non-Credit

Not Transferable.

This noncredit course is the third level in the adult education, pronunciation sequence. This focused-skill course uses a pronunciation-based approach together with communicative activities to develop speech clarity and listening comprehension. Advanced English learners will learn to easily and effectively incorporate the musical aspects of English – rhythm, stress, and intonation – in various speaking situations to achieve their personal, career, and/or academic goals. Noncredit. Pass/No Pass. NOT DEGREE APPLICABLE.

ELL G099N16 Hours (16 lab hours)  
Language Lab  

Grading Mode: P/NP/SP Non-Credit

Not Transferable.

This noncredit language lab is for English language learners of all levels enrolled in the adult education courses. It provides supplemental learning opportunities to improve speaking, listening, reading, writing, and digital literacy skills through computer-based English learning software and conference instruction. Noncredit. Pass/No Pass. NOT DEGREE APPLICABLE.