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ESOL 400 English Composition for Nonnative Speakers

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Course Description

This advanced, English-language-learner course expands students’ reading and writing abilities of culturally-diverse texts and broadens their cultural understanding of the world and the human condition. Students engage in the process of writing, organizing their ideas, and synthesizing sources using academic discourse, vocabulary, and research. Students discuss works of social, historical, and cultural importance, relate them to their own experiences, and situate them in a modern context.

Units: 5
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 80-90
  • Homework hours/semester: 160-180
Prerequisites: ESOL 840 or appropriate skill level as indicated by ESL placement test and other measures as necessary.
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU , UC