JEFFERSON M. TIANGCO

Associate Professor, English as a Second Language (ESL)
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Fall 2018 Courses

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ESL 78 (12654)
Multiple Skills Preparation for Non-Native Speakers: Listening, Writing, and Grammar
TTh 8:00 am – 10:30 am (Room 722)

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 Entering Scholars Program (ESP). ESP connects students with various college support and resources including dedicated tutoring both in and out of class. Your tutor for this class is Bryan Reyna.

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 185 (11152)
Advanced Academic English for Non-Native Speakers
MW 7:00 – 9:30 pm (Room 721)

This course is for advanced students of English. It provides instruction in academic reading, critical thinking, and expository essay writing with some review of advanced grammar.

This class is supported by the Entering Scholars Program (ESP). ESP connects students with various college support and resources including dedicated tutoring both in and out of class. Your tutor for this class is Olivia Nguyen.

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • Summarize academic texts.
  • Compose a thesis-based expository essay developed with information from assigned readings.
  • Use adjective and noun clauses effectively in sentences.

REQUIRED TEXTBOOKS

 

 

ESL 29 (14203)
Idiomatic Expressions for Non-Native Speakers
Friday 9:00 – 11:05 am (Room 722)

This course provides instruction in idiomatic expressions and slang for high beginning to intermediate ESL students.

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • Demonstrate an understanding of relaxed speech, including common American idioms and phrasal verb expressions.
  • Use dictionaries to determine the meaning of idiomatic expressions.

REQUIRED TEXTBOOK

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ESL Course Sequence