Jefferson M. Tiangco

English as a Second Language (ESL) Courses
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Fall 2021 Courses

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ESL 82 Intermediate Reading and Writing for Non-Native Speakers

ESL 82 is designed for low-intermediate and intermediate non-native speakers of English. This course provides intensive instruction in oral communication, basic grammar, reading, sentence and paragraph writing, and vocabulary development.

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.

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • Identify main and supporting ideas in intermediate level passages.
  • 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.

REQUIRED TEXTBOOKS

ESL 83 High-Intermediate Reading and Writing for Non-Native Speakers

ESL 83 is for high intermediate students of English. It provides instruction in critical reading, expository paragraph writing, grammar and vocabulary and offers continuing practice in listening and speaking.

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.

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES

  • Identify main and supporting ideas in high intermediate level passages.
  • Compose a multi-pointed expository paragraph using a variety of sentence types and transitional signals.
  • Use a variety of verb tenses effectively.

REQUIRED TEXTBOOKS

  • Northstar Reading and Writing Level 3, 5th Edition by Laurie Barton and Carolyn Dupaquier (ISBN: 9780135226995) – Purchase on Amazon
  • Grammar for Writing Level 1, 2nd Edition by Joyce Cain (ISBN: 9780132088985) – Purchase on Amazon

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For my current students, you can access course documents, assignments, and grades through Canvas.

The Canvas app is also available for iOS and Android devices.

ESL Course Sequence

ESL Course Sequence Starting Fall 2021