ESL 400  - Comp for Non-Native Speakers


Letter grade. Minimum of 80 lecture hours plus 16 hours by arrangement per term. Prerequisite: ESL 828 or appropriate skill level indicated by the English placement tests.Recommended Preparation: READ 825 or appropriate skill level indicated by the ESL placement test and concurrent enrollment in READ 830.

Description: Intensive practice in the writing of expository essays based on the analysis of complex pieces of writing, both fiction and non-fiction. The student is expected to conform to the conventions of standard English by demonstrating an ability to use proper punctuation, mechanics, structures, and grammar and to employ a variety of sentence patterns. (AA: Area E2a, CSU, UC)


College of San Mateo Department: English Second Language Number of Units: 5
This description is for the Fall 2015 term