English as a Second Language 081
Introduction to ESL ~ Communication
Catalog Description: This six-hour component of
the ESL bridging course focuses on oral skills and cross-culture
communication principles necessary for students' success in a range
of jobs and/or in the academic setting of the first level of ESL
classes. Students learn the basic English communication skills as
well as problem-solving and interpersonal skills. Concurrent
enrollment in ESL 080 is strongly advised. This course is
offered on a credit/no credit basis only. (nondegree credit course)
Course Prerequisites: None
Recommended Preparation: Successful completion of ESL 070
and ESL 071 or advisory placement in
ESL 080 based on the ESL Assessment Test.
Semester Units: 6
Credit: ESL 081 is a non-degree credit course,
which means that it does not count toward your A.A./A.S. degree. It
odes, however, count as units for financial aid or work study.
Requirements: 6 hours each week in class and at
least 12 hours of homework per week.
Other courses: Concurrent enrollment in
ESL 080 is strongly advised. No other course is recommended.