English as a
Second Language 100R
Reading and Vocabulary Development IV
Catalog Description: An intermediate level
course designed to extend the range of studentsí vocabulary.
Emphasis on improving passive understanding through context analysis
and active use through a variety of activities and exercises. Focus
on word form and word choice. Students learn a variety of words and
how to use them. Students are encouraged to take this class
concurrently with ESL 100 or
Recommended Preparation: Successful completion of ESL
096R or advisory placement into ESL 100 based on the ESL Assessment
Semester Units: 3
Credit: ESL 100R counts toward a Grossmont College A.A./A.S. degree as elective credit.
Requirements: 3 hours each week in class and at least 6
hours each week of homework.
Description of an ESL 100R Student: The following
statements generally describe an ESL 100R student:
- I am comfortable using the vocabulary studied in ESL 096R.
- When learning new vocabulary, I look for other words in the
same domain or meaning group.
- I can usually tell the difference between a noun, verb,
adjective, and adverb.
- Sometimes I can figure out a new word by looking at the word
root and its prefix or suffix.
- Sometimes I can figure out a new word by understanding the
meaning of the whole sentence or phrases near the word.
Other Courses: See ESL 100
for other courses you can take at this level.