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ESOL 0320 - Writing and Grammar 1 for Students Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing (3-4-0)
This course is designed for Deaf students with little or no knowledge of English and is taught in American Sign Language. Writing topics include prewriting strategies, how to construct correct sentences, how to structure a paragraph and how to write a descriptive and a narrative paragraph. Grammar points covered include the simple past, present and future verb tenses, the present progressive, parts of speech, formation of negative sentences and questions, pronouns, an introduction to articles, count and non-count nouns, and basic high frequency adverbs. In addition, students will create ASL compositions in the above mentioned topics previous to writing them in English. Repeatable for up to six credit hours.
 
This course is not for college-level credit. Course Fee: $50.00 

Prerequisites: Placement by the ESOL Deaf and Hard of Hearing Assessment. Course Type: D
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 3/3/2014
 
ESOL 0321 - L1 ASL Grammar 1 for Students Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing (3-4-0)
This course is designed for Deaf students and taught in American Sign Language. Students develop American Sign Language grammar skills in order to build their first language foundation in ASL, a fully accessible visual language. This course will focus on ASL grammatical structures, varying registers in ASL, public speaking and video publishing. Repeatable for up to six credit hours.
 
This course is not for college-level credit. Course Fee: $50.00 

Prerequisites: Placement by the ESOL Deaf and Hard of Hearing ASL assessment. Corequisites: It is recommended, but not required, that this course be taken concurrently with ESOL 0323. Course Type: D
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 2/28/2014
 
ESOL 0322 - L1 ASL Grammar 2 for Students Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing (3-4-0)
This course is designed for Deaf students and taught in American Sign Language. Students develop American Sign Language grammar skills in order to continue building their first language foundation in ASL, a fully accessible visual language. This course will focus on ASL grammatical structures, language analysis through transcription, public speaking and video publishing. Repeatable for up to six credit hours.
 
This course is not for college-level credit. Course Fee: $50.00 

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ESOL 0321. Placement in the course by the ESOL Deaf and Hard of Hearing ASL assessment. Corequisites: It is recommended, but not required, that this course be taken concurrently with ESOL 0324. Course Type: D
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 3/3/2014
 
ESOL 0323 - Writing and Grammar 2 for Students Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing (3-4-1)
This course is taught in American Sign Language. Course emphasizes using standard English grammar in writing paragraphs. Writing topics include brainstorming, writing paragraphs with topic sentences, supporting sentences, and concluding sentences, how to write compound and complex sentences with coordinating and subordination conjunctions, how to write a descriptive and narrative paragraph and a reason/opinion paragraph, exposure to and practice with different modes of writing. Grammar points include a study of the simple and progressive present and past tenses, the future tense, and modal auxiliaries. Other points include nouns, pronouns, articles, wh-questions and tag questions. In addition, students will create ASL compositions in the above mentioned topics previous to writing them in English. Repeatable for up to six credit hours.
 
This course is not for college-level credit. Course Fee: $50.00 

Prerequisites: Placement in the course by the ESOL Deaf and Hard of Hearing Assessment. Course Type: D
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 3/3/2014
 
ESOL 0324 - Writing and Grammar 3 for Students Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing (3-4-0)
This course is designed for Deaf ESOL students and taught in American Sign Language. Course emphasizes using standard English grammar in writing longer paragraphs and short essays, practice with outlining and brainstorming, exposure to and practice with different modes of writing such as reason/argument, process, description, and comparison or contrast. Grammar topics include study of present perfect tenses, comparisons and superlatives, modals, gerunds and infinitives, phrasal verbs, and an introduction to clauses. There is a continued emphasis on writing compound and complex sentences with appropriate conjunctions, transitional expressions and punctuation. In addition, students will create ASL compositions in the above mentioned topics previous to writing them in English. Repeatable for up to six credit hours.
 
This course is not for college-level credit. Course Fee: $50.00 

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ESOL 0323 or placement in the course by the ESOL Deaf and Hard of Hearing Assessment. Course Type: D
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 3/3/2014
 
ESOL 0325 - Writing and Grammar 4 for Students Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing (3-4-0)
This course is designed for Deaf ESOL students and taught in American Sign Language. Writing topics include further practice in formal essay writing with a focus on classification, cause/effect, and process analysis/explanation essays as well as an introduction to paraphrasing and summarizing. Grammar topics include continued study of the perfect tenses, introduction to the past perfect and past perfect progressive tenses, passive voice, modal auxiliaries, indirect and direct speech as well as a further study of clauses. In addition, students will create ASL compositions in the above mentioned topics previous to writing them in English. Repeatable for up to six credit hours.
 
This course is not for college-level credit. Course Fee: $50.00 

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ESOL 0324 or placement in the course by the ESOL Deaf and Hard of Hearing Assessment. Course Type: D
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 3/3/2014
 
ESOL 0326 - Writing and Grammar 5 for Students Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing (3-4-0)
This course is designed for Deaf ESOL students and taught in American Sign Language. This exit-level course prepares students for English 1301, other college writing, and writing in the workplace. Writing topics include more formal essays in the modes of narration, comparison/contrast, and argumentation with a focus on documentation. Grammar topics include a review of verb tenses, phrasal verbs, passive forms, gerunds and infinitives, and clauses including reduced forms, as well as the introduction of future perfect and future perfect progressive and conditional sentences. Repeatable for up to six credit hours.
 
This course is not for college-level credit. Course Fee: $50.00 

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ESOL 0325 or placement in the course by the ESOL Deaf and Hard of Hearing Assessment. Course Type: D
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 3/3/2014
 
ESOL 0327 - L1 ASL Grammar 3 for Students Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing (3-4-0)
This course is designed for Deaf students and taught in American Sign Language. Students further develop American Sign Language grammar skills in order to continue building their first language foundation in ASL, a fully accessible visual language. This course will focus on complex ASL grammatical structures, more formal public speaking and research based video publishing. Repeatable for up to six credit hours.
 
This course is not for college-level credit. Course Fee: $50.00 

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ESOL 0322 or placement in the course by the ESOL Deaf and Hard of Hearing ASL Assessment. Corequisites: It is recommended, but not required, that this course be taken concurrently with ESOL 0325. Course Type: D
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 3/3/2014
 
ESOL 0328 - L1 ASL Grammar 4 for Students Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing (3-4-0)
This course is designed for Deaf students and taught in American Sign Language. Students further develop American Sign Language grammar skills in order to continue building their first language foundation in ASL, a fully accessible visual language. This course will focus on complex ASL grammatical structures, ASL/English comparative analysis, formalized public speaking and research based video publishing. Repeatable for up to six credit hours.
 
This course is not for college-level credit. Course Fee: $50.00 

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ESOL 0327 or placement in the course by the ESOL Deaf and Hard of Hearing ASL Assessment. Corequisites: It is recommended, but not required, that this course be taken concurrently with ESOL 0326. Course Type: D
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 3/3/2014
 
ESOL 0330 - ESOL ASL/English Reading Comprehension for Students Who are Deaf/Hard of Hearing (3-4-0)
This course is designed for Deaf Students and taught in American Sign Language. Students develop comprehension skills in both American Sign Language (ASL) and written English. Emphasis is on comprehension skills such as identifying the main idea and supporting details as well as developing the ability to analyze inferences and figurative language through active translation between the languages. Features fiction and nonfiction ASL works as well as written English texts. Repeatable for up to six credit hours.
 
This course is not for college-level credit. Course Fee: $50.00 

Course Type: D
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
ESOL 0331 - Reading and Vocabulary 2 for Students Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing (3-4-0)
This course is designed for Deaf ESOL Students and taught in American Sign Language. Emphasis on comprehension skills, such as identifying main idea, supporting details, and patterns of paragraph development. Features reading short passages of academic materials. Focus on high frequency vocabulary and word forms. Students will be assessed on their ability to define (in both written English and ASL) new vocabulary. Repeatable for up to six-credit hours.
 
This course is not for college-level credit. Course Fee: $50.00 

Prerequisites: Placement is made based on ESOL assessment. Course Type: D
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
ESOL 0332 - Reading and Vocabulary 3 for Students Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing (3-4-0)
This course is designed for Deaf ESOL Students and taught in American Sign Language. Continued emphasis on building comprehension skills. Introduction to analytical components of reading. Continues emphasis on development of vocabulary through analysis of word structure. Students will be assessed on their ability to define (in both written English and ASL) new vocabulary. Repeatable for up to six credit hours.
 
This course is not for college-level credit. Course Fee: $50.00 

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ESOL 0361 or placement in course by ESOL Assessment. Course Type: D
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
ESOL 0333 - Reading and Vocabulary 4 for Students Who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing (3-4-0)
This course is designed for Deaf ESOL Students and taught in American Sign Language. Emphasis on more complex analytical reading skills for reading college textbooks and novels. Introduction to annotation. Advanced study of vocabulary using context. Students will be assessed on their ability to define (in both written English and ASL) new vocabulary. Repeatable for up to six credit hours.
 
This course is not for college-level credit. Course Fee: $50.00 

Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in ESOL 0362 or placement in the course by ESOL Assessment. Course Type: D
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
ESOL 0334 - Reading and Vocabulary 5 for Students Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing (3-4-0)
This course is designed for Deaf ESOL Students and taught in American Sign Language. This exit-level course prepares students for reading in college courses and the workplace. Emphasis on critical and analytical reading skills and advanced reading strategies for reading college-level textbooks, novels, and periodicals. Continued expansion and application of vocabulary. Repeatable for up to six credit hours.
 
This course is not for college-level credit. Course Fee: $50.00 

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ESOL 0363 or placement in the course by the ESOL assessment. Course Type: D
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
ESOL 0340 - Oral Communication 1 (3-4-0)
Designed for ESOL students at the introductory level, this course emphasizes speaking and listening to everyday American English. There is a strong focus on understanding simple conversations, generating conversations about simple topics, and using correct pronunciation, including vowel and consonant sounds as well as stress and intonation. Repeatable for up to six hours of credit.
 
This course is not for college-level credit. Course Fee: $50.00 

Prerequisites: Placement in the class by the ESOL Oral Assessment. Course Type: D
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
ESOL 0341 - Oral Communication 2 (3-4-0)
Designed for high beginning ESOL students. Course emphasizes speaking and listening to everyday American English. Strong focus on understanding English conversation and using correct pronunciation, including vowel and consonant sounds, stress, and intonation. Repeatable for up to six credit hours.
 
This course is not for college-level credit. Course Fee: $50.00 

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ESOL 0340 or placement in the course by the ESOL Assessment test. Placement in the course by the ESOL Oral Assessment. Course Type: D
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
ESOL 0342 - Oral Communication 3 (3-4-0)
Designed for intermediate ESOL students. Course emphasizes speaking and listening to American English. Development of better listening skills by listening to real-life conversations and short academic talks. Practice in speaking in pairs and groups. Continued focus on correct pronunciation with the goal of helping reduce accents that interfere with communication. Repeatable for up to six credit hours.
 
This course is not for college-level credit. Course Fee: $50.00 

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ESOL 0341 or placement in the course by the ESOL Assessment. Course Type: D
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 6/10/2014
 
ESOL 0343 - Oral Communication 4 (3-4-0)
Designed for high intermediate ESOL students. Course emphasizes speaking and listening to formal American English. Development of academic listening and note-taking skills. Exposure to long talks and short college lectures. Practice in giving short presentations and leading group discussions. Continued practice in using correct pronunciation to reduce accent interference. Repeatable for up to six credit hours.
 
This course is not for college-level credit. Course Fee: $50.00 

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ESOL 0342 or placement in the course by the ESOL Assessment test. Course Type: D
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
ESOL 0344 - Oral Communication 5 (3-4-0)
Designed for advanced ESOL students. This exit-level course prepares students for participation in discussions and presentation of oral reports in the college classroom and the workplace. Emphasizes listening to formal American English. Continued practice in academic listening and note-taking skills. Exposure to real-life formal talks and college lectures. Class activities include explaining and defending one’s opinion in group discussions and giving formal presentations in class. Further work on pronunciation problems and development of vocal variety including intonation, emphasis, and pitch. Repeatable for up to six-credit hours.
 
This course is not for college-level credit. Course Fee: $50.00 

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ESOL 0343 or placement in the course by the ESOL Assessment test. Course Type: D
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 5/28/2014
 
ESOL 0351 - American English Pronunciation: Advanced (3-4-0)
This course practices the ways in which spoken English differs from written with emphasis on the strategies English speakers use to make their message very clear for listeners. Time is spent learning how difficult English sounds are produced, and how native speakers produce the characteristic rhythm and intonation patterns of the language. Repeatable to for up to 6 hours of credit.
 
This course is not for college-level credit. Course Fee: $50.00 

Prerequisites: Students need to have been placed in ESOL 0384. Course Type: D
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 5/28/2014
 
ESOL 0360 - Reading and Vocabulary 1 (3-4-0)
This is an introductory-level course designed to improve reading proficiency in English and develop an appreciation for reading. It is the first in a series of five courses whose purpose is to prepare students to handle the reading assignments they will encounter in college and in the workplace and teach language through reading and vocabulary. Emphasis on word attack skills, phonics, and syllabication. In addition students will be introduced to topics, main ideas and supporting sentences Repeatable for up to six credit hours.
 
This course is not for college-level credit. Course Fee: $50.00 

Prerequisites: Placement in the class by the ESOL Reading Assessment. Course Type: D
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
ESOL 0361 - Reading and Vocabulary 2 (3-4-0)
Designed for high beginning ESOL students. Emphasis on comprehension skills, such as identifying main idea, supporting details, and patterns of paragraph development. Features reading short passages of academic materials. Focus on high frequency vocabulary and word forms. Repeatable for up to six credit hours.
 
This course is not for college-level credit. Course Fee: $50.00 

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ESOL 0360 or placement in the course by ESOL Assessment test. Course Type: D
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
ESOL 0362 - Reading and Vocabulary 3 (3-4-0)
Designed for intermediate ESOL students. Continued emphasis on building comprehension skills. Introduction to analytical components of reading. Continues emphasis on development of vocabulary through analysis of word structure. Repeatable for up to six credit hours.
 
This course is not for college-level credit. Course Fee: $50.00 

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ESOL 0361 or placement in course by ESOL Assessment test. Course Type: D
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 6/10/2014
 
ESOL 0363 - Reading and Vocabulary 4 (3-4-0)
Designed for high intermediate ESOL students. Emphasis on more complex analytical reading skills for reading college textbooks and novels. Introduction to annotation. Advanced study of vocabulary using context. Repeatable for up to six credit hours.
 
This course is not for college-level credit. Course Fee: $50.00 

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ESOL 0362 or placement in the course by ESOL Assessment test. Course Type: D
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
ESOL 0364 - Reading and Vocabulary 5 (3-4-0)
Designed for advanced ESOL students. This exit-level course prepares students for reading in college courses and the workplace. Emphasis on critical and analytical reading skills and advanced reading strategies for reading college-level textbooks, novels, and periodicals. Continued expansion and application of vocabulary. Repeatable for up to six credit hours.
 
This course is not for college-level credit. Course Fee: $50.00 

Prerequisites: A grade C or better in ESOL 0363 or placement in the course by the ESOL Assessment test. Course Type: D
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
ESOL 0380 - Writing and Grammar 1 (3-4-0)
This entry-level course is designed for students with little or no knowledge of English. Writing topics include prewriting strategies, how to construct correct sentences, how to structure a paragraph and how to write a descriptive and a narrative paragraph. Grammar points covered include the simple past, present and future verb tenses, the present progressive, parts of speech, formation of negative sentences and questions, pronouns, an introduction to articles, count and non-count nouns, and basic high frequency adverbs. Repeatable for up to six credit hours.
 
This course is not for college-level credit. Course Fee: $50.00 

Prerequisites: ESOL Assessment Test. Course Type: D
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
ESOL 0381 - Writing and Grammar 2 (3-4-0)
Designed for high beginning ESOL students. Course emphasizes using standard English grammar in writing paragraphs. Writing topics include brainstorming, writing paragraphs with topic sentences, supporting sentences, and concluding sentences, how to write compound and complex sentences with coordinating and subordinating conjunctions, how to write a descriptive and narrative paragraph and a reason/opinion paragraph, exposure to and practice with different modes of writing. Grammar points include a study of the simple and progressive present and past tenses, the future tense, and modal auxiliaries. Other points include nouns, pronouns, articles, wh-questions, and tag questions. Lab work will supplement classroom work. Repeatable for up to six credit hours.
 
This course is not for college-level credit. Course Fee: $50.00 

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ESOL 0380 or placement in the course by the ESOL Assessment test. Course Type: D
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
ESOL 0382 - Writing and Grammar 3 (3-4-0)
Designed for intermediate ESL students. Course emphasizes using standard English grammar in writing longer paragraphs and short essays, practice with outlining and brainstorming, exposure to and practice with different modes of writing such as reason/argument, process, description, and comparison or contrast. Grammar topics include study of present perfect tenses, comparisons and superlatives, modals, gerunds and infinitives, phrasal verbs, and an introduction to clauses. There is a continued emphasis on writing compound and complex sentences with appropriate conjunctions, transitional expressions and punctuation. Repeatable for up to six credit hours.
 
This course is not for college-level credit. Course Fee: $50.00 

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ESOL 0381 or placement in the course by the ESOL Assessment test. Course Type: D
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 6/10/2014
 
ESOL 0383 - Writing and Grammar 4 (3-4-0)
Designed for high intermediate ESOL students. Writing topics include further practice in formal essay writing with a focus on classification, cause/effect, and process analysis/explanation essays as well as an introduction to paraphrasing and summarizing. Grammar topics include continued study of the perfect tenses, introduction to the past perfect and past perfect progressive tenses, passive voice, modal auxiliaries, indirect and direct speech as well as a further study of clauses. Repeatable for up to six credit hours.
 
This course is not for college-level credit. Course Fee: $50.00 

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ESOL 0382 or placement in the course by the ESOL Assessment test. Course Type: D
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
ESOL 0384 - Writing and Grammar 5 (3-4-0)
Designed for advanced ESOL students. This exit-level course prepares students for English 1301, other college writing, and writing in the workplace. Writing topics include more formal essays in the modes of narration, comparison/contrast, and argumentation with a focus on documentation. Grammar topics include a review of verb tenses, phrasal verbs, passive forms, gerunds and infinitives, and clauses including reduced forms, as well as the introduction of future perfect and future perfect progressive and conditional sentences. Repeatable for up to six credit hours.
 
This course is not for college-level credit. Course Fee: $50.00 

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ESOL 0383 or placement in the course by the ESOL Assessment test. Course Type: D
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
ESOL 0391 - Research Writing for College and the Workplace for ESOL Students (3-4-0)
This course is designed to help ESOL students acquire essential skills needed for college or in the workplace. Students learn to use the library and the internet to locate appropriate materials, to take notes from those materials, and to write either a research paper or a workplace report with documentation. Repeatable for up to six credit hours.
 
This course is not for college-level credit. Course Fee: $50.00 

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ESOL 0383 and ESOL 0363. Course Type: D
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
ESOL 0392 - Business Communications for Non-Native Speakers (3-4-0)
Business Communications for Non-Native Speakers is a communications course for non-native speakers of English. The course occurs in a simulated office setting in which students become fellow employees of a small business specializing in consulting. Using a "hands-on" approach, students work through various business procedures, such as conducting meetings and taking minutes, creating press releases, writing white papers, and showcasing new products. This course presents business grammar and vocabulary to non-native speakers and requires students to apply this knowledge to reading, writing, and speaking the language of business English. Repeatable for up to six credit hours.
 
This course is not for college-level credit. Course Fee: $50.00 

Prerequisites: Grade of C or better in ESOL 0382, ESOL 0383, ESOL 0384, ESOL 0362, ESOL 0363, or ESOL 0364 or ESOL Assessment at level 4 or above in writing/grammar and reading/vocabulary or permission of the ESOL department. Course Type: D
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014
 
ESOL 0393 - Intensive Grammar for Speakers of Other Languages (3-4-0)
An accelerated grammar course tailored to correct the individual grammatical errors of ESOL students. The class will consist of diagnostics, whole group discussion of problematic grammatical and syntactical structures, and an individualized plan of instruction and study for each student based on his/her individual needs. Repeatable for up to six credit hours.
 
This course is not for college-level credit. Course Fee: $50.00 

Prerequisites: ESOL 0382 with a minimum grade of C or placement by ESOL Assessment test. Course Type: D
* Course has been modified since print catalog publishing date. Last Updated: 1/14/2014