Diane Uyeda, M.A.
ESLL Composition Instructor & Honors Linguistics Instructor

Language Arts Division
     (650) 949-7640
     650-949-7695 (Fax)

Foothill campus
Office: 6017
Office Hours:
Fall 2014
Tu/Th 12:00-1:20
F 10:00-10:50
and by appointment

Fall 2014:
ESLL 236.06: Tu/Th 8:00-9:50; F 9:00-9:50 (Room 6403)
ESLL 26.05: Tu/Th 10:00-11:50; F 11:00-11:50 (Room 6403)
ENGL 209.07: Tu/Th 1:30-3:45 (Room 6503)
ENGL 209.08: Tu/Th 4:00-6:15 (Room 6307)

Course information:
ESLL 236.06 Required Text:
*Understanding and Using English Grammar, Volume B, 4th ed. (2009, Azar) (The full edition is fine if you already have it; only Volume B is fine, too.)
ISBN: 9780132333320 (New: $34.00; Used: $25.50)

*Additional Materials (approx $5.00)

ESLL 26.05 Required Texts:
*A Little Argument, 2nd ed. (2013, Faigley & Selzer)
ISBN: 9780321852762 (New: $29.40; Used: $22.05)

*Thinker's Guide to Analytic Thinking, (rev. 2012, Elder)
ISBN: 9780944583197 (New: $8.00; Used: $6.00)

*ESLL 26 Coursepack
Available through the Bookstore ($13.50)

ENGL 209.07 / 209.08 Required Texts:
*The Master Reader, 3rd ed. (2011, Henry)
ISBN: 9780205008735 (New: $55.40; Used: $41.55)

*College Culture, Student Success, (2008, Anderson)
ISBN: 9780321433053 (New: $28.80; Used: $21.60)

*Large Blue book (Exam Book)
Available in Bookstore

*Additional Materials (approx $5.00)

Diane Uyeda has a BA in Asian Studies from Occidental College, an MA in TESOL from the University of Washington, a certificate in Online Teaching from the University of California, San Diego, and a certificate in Postsecondary Reading and Learning from CSU Fullerton. She has also completed graduate work in Rhetoric and Writing Studies (San Diego State University), Linguistics (UC San Diego), and Humanities/English Literature (Mount St. Mary's College). Diane has also studied French, Spanish, Japanese, Turkish and Portuguese.

Diane has been teaching since 1996 and taught at the University of Washington, San Diego State University, the University of California, San Diego, and MiraCosta College before coming to Foothill in 2004. At Foothill, she has taught ESL, Linguistics, and Reading courses. Diane has also served as a teacher consultant for the San Diego Area Writing Project and a reader for the annual UC Analytical Writing Placement Exam (AWPE).

Personal Quote:
What is written without effort is in general read without pleasure.
~ Samuel Johnson (1709-84)

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Honors Program

Summer 2014 Hours
Mon-Thurs 8am - 430pm
Closed Fridays
Closed Aug 11 - Sept 5

Online Forms
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Try An Honors App (Word)
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