Dec 14, 2018  
2017-18 RACC Student Catalog 
    
2017-18 RACC Student Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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ESL 050 - Writing II


4 Credit Hours

This is the third course in a three-level sequence of writing courses for multilingual students. Students will advance skills and strategies of essay planning, composing, and revising. Students will master crafting an essay in a supportive learning environment sensitive to ESL student needs. In addition, students will improve their use of English by working in a web-based English language learning platform. The course will also introduce students to the basics of integrating research into writing.

Prerequisite(s): ESL 040 - Writing I  with a grade of “C” or better, or COM 040  or COM 041 , or placement by appropriate score on placement exam, or permission of the ESL coordinator

Semesters Offered: Fall/Spring

This program provides services to non-native English-speaking students as well as native English-speaking students with non-English language influences in their backgrounds. Typical enrollees are: international students, resident immigrants, undergraduate students wishing to pursue a RACC degree or transfer RACC credits to another institution, and college graduates and professionals wishing to improve skills using standard American English. Students are placed at the appropriate level of ESL instruction through a combination of computerized testing and writing-sample assessment. ESL credit courses include the following:

The ESL program has a fully-equipped multi-media computer lab designed to support students in all areas of program instruction. This facility is located in Room 119 of Humanities Center in The Yocum Library.

For further information about ESL credit courses and placement, please contact:

  • Eleisha Moreno, ESL Program Coordinator 610.372.4721, extension 5094 emoreno@racc.edu.

The ESL Program office is located in Room 104 of The Yocum Library.

For classes in Workplace Literacy or English Survival Skills, please contact:

  • Auria Bradley, Director of Literacy Programs at 610.607.6227, or abradley@racc.edu



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