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If you plan to enroll for the first time in an English course above ENGL 209, you must first complete an English placement test. Students whose primary language is not English should first take an ESLL placement test and complete required ESLL classes before enrolling in English Department classes. Refer to the front of the schedule for placement testing information or call (650) 949-7230.
Classes meet six weeks unless otherwise indicated. Holiday, July 4th.

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ENGL 1A COMPOSITION & READING5 Units
Techniques and practice of expository and argumentative writing based on critical reading and thinking about texts. Reading focused primarily on works of non-fiction prose, chosen to represent a broad spectrum of opinions and ideas, writing styles, and cultural experiences. Fulfills the Foothill College reading and composition requirement for the AA/AS degree and the university-transfer general education requirement in English reading and written composition.
Prerequisite: Demonstrated proficiency in English by placement as determined by score on the English placement test or through an equivalent placement process.
Advisory: Not open to students with credit in ENGL 1AH; students may enroll in ENGL 1A or 1T, but not both, for credit.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
5 hours lecture. (60 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: English
Transferability: CSU and UC
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