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These courses are designed for students whose native or first language is not English. Students who have never studied English or who do not already speak English with basic conversational ability should enroll in English as a Second Language (ESLL) courses offered by the adult education departments of local high school districts. If you plan to enroll for the first time in an ESLL course, you are required to take an ESLL placement test unless you enroll in the lowest course. Refer to the front of the schedule for testing information or call (650) 949-7230. For information about ESLL courses, call (650) 949-7250.


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ESLL 26 ADVANCED COMPOSITION & READING5 Units
Formerly: ESL 26
The techniques and practice of expository and argumentative writing based on critical reading and thinking. Reading focused on essays and articles, chosen to represent a broad spectrum of opinions and ideas, writing styles, and cultural experiences and perspectives. Research paper synthesizing information from a range of current sources to form a persuasive argument. Fulfills the composition requirement for the A.A. degree.
Prerequisites: Appropriate placement test score or a grade of "C" or better in ESLL 25; designed for students whose native language is not English.
Advisory: Concurrent enrollment in ESLL 246 and/or 247 strongly recommended; not open to students with credit in ESL 26.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
5 hours lecture. (60 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: English
Transferability: CSU and UC
Not scheduled for the Winter quarter.