ESL 400  - Comp For Non-Native Speakers


Letter grade. Hours/semester: 80-90 lecture/16-18 hours by arrangement. Prerequisite(s): ESL 828 or appropriate skill level indicated by the English placement tests.Recommended: 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 Spring 2016 term