SRJC Course Outlines

4/21/2024 4:55:15 AMESL 716RW Course Outline as of Spring 2022

Changed Course
CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  ESL 716RWTitle:  INT NC ESL RDG/WRIT  
Full Title:  Intermediate Non-Credit ESL Reading/Writing
Last Reviewed:2/10/2020

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum0Lecture Scheduled017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled0
Minimum0Lab Scheduled3.006 min.Lab Scheduled52.50
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  0.00Total Student Learning Hours: 52.50 

Title 5 Category:  Non-Credit
Grading:  Non-Credit Course
Repeatability:  27 - Exempt From Repeat Provisions
Also Listed As: 
Formerly: 

Catalog Description:
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This class is for non-native speakers of English with the ability to function independently in English in most contexts. Particular emphasis on reading and writing skills needed to be effective in academic, vocational, and community settings.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Completion or Concurrent Enrollment of ESL 716 or higher OR Qualifying Score on NC ESL Writing Assessment

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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This class is for non-native speakers of English with the ability to function independently in English in most contexts. Particular emphasis on reading and writing skills needed to be effective in academic, vocational, and community settings.
(Non-Credit Course)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Completion or Concurrent Enrollment of ESL 716 or higher OR Qualifying Score on NC ESL Writing Assessment
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:27 - Exempt From Repeat Provisions

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
 Area:
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course



COURSE CONTENT

Student Learning Outcomes:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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1.  Analyze and synthesize authentic reading passages.
2.  Write multi-paragraph responses to reading selection.
3.  Use vocabulary building strategies to determine the meaning of new words.
 

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At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
 
1. Employ pre-reading skills to understand content area reading on unfamiliar topics.
2. Identify the main ideas, details and organizational patterns in reading passages.
3. Improve reading speed and comprehension.
4. Apply a variety of reading strategies to read, interpret and analyze short stories.
5. Use context clues to interpret the meaning of unfamiliar vocabulary and phrases.
6. Employ conventions of writing and punctuation to write multiple paragraphs in response to
    fiction and non-fiction readings.

Topics and Scope
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I. Reading Skills
    A. Pre-reading skills needed to survey, predict, skim and scan readings
    B. Main ideas and related details in fiction and non-fiction selections
    C. Critical thinking questions in response to readings  
     D. Basic elements of fiction in short stories and other literature
    E. Paraphrasing and summarizing of reading passages
 
II. Vocabulary Skills
    A. Vocabulary building strategies, including guessing from context, prefixes, suffixes and
         roots to predict the meaning of new words
    B. Synonyms and antonyms
     C. Dictionary skills, including the use of guide words, parts of speech and definitions of new
         vocabulary
 
III. Writing Skills
    A. Use of the writing process approach (brainstorming, organizing, drafting, revising, editing)
         to write multiple paragraphs in response to reading selections
    B. Peer and self-editing for verb tenses, transitional phrases, and level-appropriate
         grammatical structures
    C. Paraphrasing and summarizing of reading passages

Assignments:
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In-class work
    1. Objective exams and quizzes
    2. In-class writing activities (such as):
         a. Vocabulary and reading comprehension exercises
         b. Pair and group activities
         c. Summarizing and paraphrasing activities
         d. Writing activities including sentences, paragraphs, and essays
    3. Group or Individual work (such as):
         a. Presentations
         b. Discussions of readings
    4. In-class reading activities (such as):
        a. Comprehension exercises from the assigned textbook including main idea and details
        b. Vocabulary logs
         c. Summaries
        d. Reader responses journals
        e. Reading a wide variety of written materials

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
30 - 50%
In-class reading and writing activities
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
20 - 40%
In-class group or individual work
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
None
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
10 - 25%
Objective exams, quizzes
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
10 - 25%
Attendance, participation and/or presentations


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Reading Adventures 2. Lieske, Carmella and Menking, Scott. Cengage. 2013 (classic)
 
SRJC ESL Department Literature Reader for 716RW
 
Texts composed of pre-selected units
 
Instructor prepared materials

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