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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 237 BASIC COMPOSITION SKILLS5 Units
Formerly: ESL 167
A basic course for non-native speakers focusing on techniques of college writing, emphasizing clear prose. Lecture, discussion, and individualized instruction. Emphasis on the production of short compositions containing well-developed paragraphs and a variety of standard English sentences. Does not meet the graduation requirement in composition.
Prerequisite: Appropriate placement test score or a grade of "C" or better in ESLL 226 and 227.
Corequisite: Concurrent enrollment in or a grade of "C" or better or ESLL 236.
Advisory: Designed for students whose native language is not English; not open to students with credit in ESL 167.
Repeatability: Not Repeatable.
5 hours lecture. (60 hours total per quarter.)
GE Area: Non-GE Applicable
Transferability: None
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