JEFFERSON M. TIANGCO

Associate Professor, English as a Second Language (ESL)
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Fall 2019 Courses

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ESL 78 (12263) Multiple Skills Preparation for Non-Native Speakers: Listening, Writing, and Grammar
MW 8:00 am – 10:30 am (Room 721)

This course is designed for low-intermediate and intermediate non-native speakers of English. This course provides intensive instruction in listening comprehension, sentence and paragraph writing, and basic grammar. Students may enroll in ESL 76F and ESL 78F at the same time.

This class is supported by the Hornets Tutoring Program. Hornets Tutoring connects students with various college support and resources including dedicated tutoring both in and out of class. Your tutor for this class is Victor Perez.

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • Compose an 8-12 sentence paragraph with a topic sentence, supporting details, and concluding sentence.
  • Identify the correct use of punctuation, capitalization, and basic grammar in sentences.
  • Demonstrate comprehension of simple factual lectures and conversations.

REQUIRED TEXTBOOKS

ESL 186 (11077) College Writing Preparation for Non-Native Speakers
TTh 8:00 – 10:30 am (Room 720)

ESL 186 is designed to prepare advanced students for college level writing, and provides review of English fundamentals and practice in college-level reading, critical thinking, expository essay writing, and basic research skills. The course also offers continued practice in special grammar and sentence structure problems common to second language learners.

This class is supported by the Hornets Tutoring Program. Hornets Tutoring connects students with various college support and resources including dedicated tutoring both in and out of class. Your tutor for this class is Samantha Agreda Chavarry.

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • Compose a logically developed expository essay of 750-1000 words in length.
  • Respond analytically in writing to a variety of texts through summarization and reflection.
  • Incorporating supporting paraphrased and quoted information from outside sources to logically support a thesis based expository essay.

REQUIRED TEXTBOOKS

ESL 49 (13978) Advanced Academic Vocabulary
Friday 8:00 – 11:10 am (Room 722)

ESL 49 provides instruction in academic vocabulary or advanced academic students of English as a Second Language (ESL). Emphasis is on the acquisition and consolidation of an expanded university-level vocabulary. Also presented are academic vocabulary learning principles and techniques including context clues, reference works, word parts, derivational forms, as well as grammatical and collocational restrictions on lexical items.

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • Define common academic vocabulary.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of meaning, as well as collocation restrictions of academic vocabulary.

REQUIRED TEXTBOOK

 

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ESL Course Sequence

ESL Course Sequence