English as a Second Language (ENSL)

ENSL 11 -  Advanced Reading and Writing  (5 units)  
Letter Grade (LG) or Pass/No Pass (P/NP)  Total hours: 85 hours lecture  
This reading and writing course prepares non-native speakers of English for ENGL 1A, developing students' critical reading, writing, and thinking skills. The course emphasizes reading strategies for improved comprehension and analysis. It also focuses on writing strategies for improved academic writing, including effectively and correctly integrating outside sources. Students read texts of varying length that stimulate analytical thinking and writing. Students write several essays of varying length (500-1200 words), learning to integrate their reading and writing skills. WRITING REQUIREMENT: A minimum of 4,000 words. Portions of instruction may be offered online; may also be offered fully online.  
Advisory: ENSL 346; or ENSL 446; or ENSL Guided Self-Placement Tool  
Credit transferable: Transfers to CSU & UC  

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ENSL 110 -  Advanced Writing  (4 units)  
Letter Grade (LG) or Pass/No Pass (P/NP)  Total hours: 68 hours lecture; 17 hours lab  
This is an advanced writing course for the non-native speaker emphasizing the basic principles of exposition, organization, and research. It also offers review of grammar and punctuation. Successful completion of this course prepares students for ENGL 1A. WRITING REQUIREMENT: Minimum of 4,000 words. Portions of instruction may be offered online.  
Prerequisite(s): ENSL 346; or ENSL 446; or ENSL Guided Self-Placement Tool  
Pre/Corequisite(s): ENSL 155  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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ENSL 155 -  Advanced Reading  (3 units)  
Letter Grade (LG) or Pass/No Pass (P/NP)  Total hours: 51 hours lecture; 17 hours lab  
This is an advanced course for the non-native speaker emphasizing analytical and critical comprehension of academic readings. Portions of instruction may be offered online; may also be offered fully online.  
Prerequisite(s): ENSL 355; or ENGL 455; or ENSL Guided Self-Placement Tool  
Credit transferable: Non-transferable  

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ENSL 300 -  Supervised Tutoring: ESL  (0.5-3 units)  
Letter Grade (LG) or Pass/No Pass (P/NP)  Total hours: 25.5-153 hours lab  
This course is designed to provide supervised tutoring for non-native English speaking students concurrently enrolled in a basic skills course or any course that requires basic ESL skills to complete the course work. Portions of instruction may be offered online; may also be offered fully online.  

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ENSL 312 -  Beginning English: Speaking and Listening  (4 units)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 68 hours lecture  
This course is for the student who has very little English. It is an integrated skills course emphasizing listening, speaking, and pronunciation. Portions of instruction may be offered online; may also be offered fully online.  
Advisory: ENSL Guided Self-Placement Tool  

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ENSL 313 -  Beginning English: Writing, Reading, and Vocabulary  (5 units)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 85 hours lecture  
This course is for the student who has very little or no English. It is an integrated skills course emphasizing grammar, writing, and reading. Portions of instruction may be offered online; may also be offered fully online.  
Advisory: ENSL Guided Self-Placement Tool  

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ENSL 321 -  High-Beginning Reading and Writing  (5 units)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 85 hours lecture  
This is a high-beginning writing course for the non-native speaker emphasizing grammar, reading, vocabulary, and writing sentences. Portions of instruction may be offered online; may also be offered fully online.  
Advisory: ENSL 313; ENSL 413; or ENSL Guided Self-Placement Tool  

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ENSL 323 -  High-Beginning Speaking and Listening  (4 units)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 68 hours lecture  
This course, at the high-beginning level for non-native speakers, emphasizes listening, vocabulary, and conversation in situational contexts. Portions of instruction may be offered online; may also be offered fully online.  
Advisory: ENSL 312; ENSL 412; or ENSL Guided Self-Placement Tool  

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ENSL 326 -  English Skills for Success I  (0.5-4 units)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 8.5-68 hours lecture  
This is a course at the high-beginning or low-intermediate level for the non-native speaker, emphasizing listening and conversation. Portions of instruction may be offered online; may also be offered fully online.  
Advisory: ENSL 312 and 313; or ENSL 412 and 413; or ENSL Guided Self-Placement Tool  

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ENSL 328 -  Pronunciation and Spelling  (4 units)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 68 hours lecture  
This is a course for beginning and intermediate students including a systematic introduction to understanding, pronouncing, spelling, and reading English with emphasis on speech from individual sounds through multi-syllable words. Portions of instruction may be offered online; may also be offered fully online.  
Advisory: ENSL 312 and 313; or ENSL 412 and 413; or ENSL Guided Self-Placement Tool  

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ENSL 331 -  Low-Intermediate Reading and Writing  (5 units)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 85 hours lecture  
This is a low-intermediate course for the non-native speaker emphasizing reading, vocabulary, grammar and writing development Portions of instruction may be offered online; may also be offered fully online.  
Advisory: ENSL 321; or ENSL 421; or ENSL Guided Self-Placement Tool  

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ENSL 334 -  Low-Intermediate Speaking and Listening  (4 units)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 68 hours lecture  
This course, at the low-intermediate level for non-native speakers, emphasizes listening, vocabulary, and conversation in situational contexts. Portions of instruction may be offered online; may also be offered fully online.  
Advisory: ENSL 323; or ENSL 423; or ENSL Guided Self-Placement Tool  

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ENSL 336 -  English Skills for Success II  (0.5-4 units)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 8.5-68 hours lecture  
This is a course at the low-intermediate level for the non-native speaker, emphasizing listening, speaking, grammar and writing. Portions of instruction may be offered online; may also be offered fully online.  
Advisory: ENSL 321, 323, and ENSL 325; or ENSL 421, 423, and ENSL 425; or ENSL Guided Self-Placement Tool  

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ENSL 337 -  Low-Intermediate ESL for the Workplace  (2 units)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 34 hours lecture  
This is a low-intermediate course for the non-native speaker emphasizing commonly used structures, communicative functions, and vocabulary as used in the workplace. Portions of instruction may be offered online; may also be offered fully online.  
Advisory: ENSL 321 and 323; or ENSL 421 and 423  

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ENSL 342 -  Intermediate Reading and Writing  (5 units)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 85 hours lecture  
This is an intermediate course for the non-native speaker emphasizing the organization and development of academic reading and writing. Students focus on reading texts and writing short essays, while utilizing advanced grammar and core vocabulary. Portions of instruction may be offered online; may also be offered fully online.  
Advisory: ENSL 331; or ENSL 431; or ENSL Guided Self-Placement Tool  

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ENSL 345 -  Intermediate Speaking and Listening  (4 units)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 68 hours lecture  
This is an intermediate course for the non-native speaker emphasizing pronunciation, vocabulary development, communication/presentation, and listening skills. Portions of instruction may be offered online; may also be offered fully online.  
Advisory: ENSL 334; or ENSL 434; or ENSL Guided Self-Placement Tool  

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ENSL 346 -  High-Intermediate Reading and Writing: American Culture  (5 units)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 85 hours lecture  
This is a high-intermediate course for the non-native speaker designed to increase reading and writing skills and cultural literacy. Students read and analyze literary and academic texts and build their academic vocabulary. Portions of instruction may be offered online; may also be offered fully online.  
Advisory: ENSL 342; or ENSL 442; or ENSL Guided Self-Placement Tool  

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ENSL 348 -  High-Intermediate Speaking and Listening  (4 units)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 68 hours lecture  
This is a high-intermediate speaking and listening course for the non-native speaker. Students give speeches and participate in classroom discussions to further develop cross-cultural communication skills. Portions of instruction may be offered online; may also be offered fully online.  
Advisory: ENSL 345; or ENSL 445; or ENSL Guided Self-Placement Tool  

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ENSL 400 -  Supervised Tutoring: ESL  (0 units)  
Non Credit  Total hours: 25.5-153 hours lab  
This course is designed to provide supervised tutoring for non-native English speaking students concurrently enrolled in a basic skills ESL course or any course that requires basic ESL skills to complete the course work. Portions of instruction may be offered online; may also be offered fully online.  
Repeatable: Noncredit  

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ENSL 412 -  Beginning English: Speaking and Listening  (0 units)  
Non Credit  Total hours: 68 hours lecture  
This course is for the student who has very little English. It is an integrated skills course emphasizing listening, speaking, and pronunciation. Portions of instruction may be offered online; may also be offered fully online.  
Advisory: ENSL Guided Self-Placement Tool  
Repeatable: Noncredit  

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ENSL 413 -  Beginning English: Writing, Reading, and Vocabulary  (0 units)  
Non Credit  Total hours: 85 hours lecture  
This course is for the student who has very little or no English. It is an integrated skills course emphasizing grammar, writing, and reading. Portions of instruction may be offered online; may also be offered fully online.  
Advisory: ENSL Guided Self-Placement Tool  
Repeatable: Noncredit  

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ENSL 421 -  High-Beginning Reading and Writing  (0 units)  
Pass/No Pass (P/NP) Only  Total hours: 85 hours lecture  
This is a high-beginning reading and writing course for the non-native speaker emphasizing grammar, reading, vocabulary, and writing sentences. Portions of instruction may be offered online; may also be offered fully online.  
Advisory: ENSL 313; ENSL 413; or ENSL Guided Self-Placement Tool  
Repeatable: Noncredit  

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ENSL 423 -  High-Beginning Speaking and Listening  (0 units)  
Non Credit  Total hours: 68 hours lecture  
This course, at the high-beginning level for non-native speakers, emphasizes listening, vocabulary, and conversation in situational contexts. Portions of instruction may be offered online; may also be offered fully online.  
Advisory: ENSL 312; ENSL 412; or ENSL Guided Self-Placement Tool  
Repeatable: Noncredit  

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ENSL 426 -  English Skills for Success I  (0 units)  
Non Credit  Total hours: 8.5-68 hours lecture  
This is a course at the high-beginning or low-intermediate level for the non-native speaker, emphasizing listening and conversation. Portions of instruction may be offered online; may also be offered fully online.  
Advisory: ENSL 312 and 313; or ENSL 412 and 413; or ENSL Guided Self-Placement Tool  
Repeatable: Noncredit  

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ENSL 428 -  Pronunciation and Spelling  (0 units)  
Non Credit  Total hours: 68 hours lecture  
This is a course for beginning and intermediate students including a systematic introduction to understanding, pronouncing, spelling, and reading English with emphasis on speech from individual sounds through multi-syllable words. Portions of instruction may be offered online; may also be offered fully online.  
Advisory: ENSL 312 and 313; or ENSL 412 and 413; or ENSL Guided Self-Placement Tool  
Repeatable: Noncredit  

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ENSL 431 -  Low-Intermediate Reading and Writing  (0 units)  
Non Credit  Total hours: 85 hours lecture  
This is a low-intermediate course for the non-native speaker emphasizing reading, vocabulary, grammar and writing development Portions of instruction may be offered online; may also be offered fully online.  
Advisory: ENSL 321; or ENSL 421; or ENSL Guided Self-Placement Tool  
Repeatable: Noncredit  

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ENSL 434 -  Low-Intermediate Speaking and Listening  (0 units)  
Non Credit  Total hours: 68 hours lecture  
This course, at the low-intermediate level for non-native speakers, emphasizes listening, vocabulary, and conversation in situational contexts. Portions of instruction may be offered online; may also be offered fully online.  
Advisory: ENSL 323; or ENSL 423; or ENSL Guided Self-Placement Tool  
Repeatable: Noncredit  

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ENSL 436 -  English Skills for Success II  (0 units)  
Non Credit  Total hours: 8.5-68 hours lecture  
This is a course at the low-intermediate level for the non-native speaker, emphasizing listening, speaking, grammar and writing. Portions of instruction may be offered online; may also be offered fully online.  
Advisory: ENSL 321, 323, and 325; or ENSL 421, 423, and 425; or ENSL Guided Self-Placement Tool  
Repeatable: Noncredit  

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ENSL 437 -  Low-Intermediate ESL for the Workplace  (0 units)  
Non Credit  Total hours: 34 hours lecture  
This is a low-intermediate course for the non-native speaker emphasizing commonly used structures, communicative functions, and vocabulary as used in the workplace Portions of instruction may be offered online; may also be offered fully online.  
Advisory: ENSL 321 and 323; or ENSL 421 and 423  
Repeatable: Noncredit  

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ENSL 442 -  Intermediate Reading and Writing  (0 units)  
Non Credit  Total hours: 85 hours lecture  
This is an intermediate course for the non-native speaker emphasizing the organization and development of ideas of academic reading and writing. Students focus on reading texts and writing short essays, while utilizing advanced grammar and core vocabulary. Portions of instruction may be offered online; may also be offered fully online.  
Advisory: ENSL 331; or ENSL 431; or ENSL Guided Self-Placement Tool  
Repeatable: Noncredit  

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ENSL 445 -  Intermediate Speaking and Listening  (0 units)  
Non Credit  Total hours: 68 hours lecture  
This is an intermediate course for the non-native speaker emphasizing pronunciation, vocabulary development, communication/presentation, and listening skills. Portions of instruction may be offered online; may also be offered fully online.  
Advisory: ENSL 334; or ENSL 434; or ENSL Guided Self-Placement Tool  
Repeatable: Noncredit  

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ENSL 446 -  High-Intermediate Reading and Writing: American Culture  (0 units)  
Non Credit  Total hours: 85 hours lecture  
This is a high-intermediate course for the non-native speaker designed to increase reading and writing skills and cultural literacy. Students read and analyze literary and academic texts and build their academic vocabulary. Portions of instruction may be offered online; may also be offered fully online.  
Advisory: ENSL 342; or ENSL 442; or ENSL Guided Self-Placement Tool  
Repeatable: Noncredit  

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ENSL 448 -  High-Intermediate Speaking and Listening  (0 units)  
Non Credit  Total hours: 68 hours lecture  
This is a high-intermediate speaking and listening course for the non-native speaker. Students give speeches and participate in classroom discussions to further develop cross-cultural communication skills. Portions of instruction may be offered online; may also be offered fully online.  
Advisory: ENSL 345; or ENSL 445; or ENSL Guided Self-Placement Tool  
Repeatable: Noncredit  

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