English as a Non-Native Language Course Descriptions

ENL030P English Vowels & Consonants
Focuses on pronunciation of English vowels and consonants and using a phonetic alphabet to sound out vocabulary. Designed for non-native English speakers at the low intermediate level. Prerequisite: Successful completion of ENL022S, ENL022L, ENL022R and ENL022W, placement by ESL program specialist, or consent of the instructor. Offered as needed.
1 Credits

ENL030T Computer Basics for ESL
Introduces basic computer operations to intermediate and high-level non-native speakers of English. Covers using a computer operating system and basic tasks such as starting up, shutting down, navigating through folder hierarchies, inserting and using removable media, and locating and running applications. Prerequisite: Successful completion of B2 Reading/Writing and B2 Listening/Speaking and a score of 34 or higher on the CELSA or placement by an ESL specialist after assessment or consent of instructor. F, W, Sp
1 Credits

ENL031G ESL Intermediate Grammar 1
Focuses on improving grammatical accuracy in oral and written communication and on improving reading and listening comprehension through greater understanding of grammatical structures. Designed for low intermediate to intermediate non-native speakers of English. Prerequisite: Successful completion of XELL0722X and XELL0722Y; and a score of 34 or higher on the CELSA; or placement by an ESL specialist after assessment; or consent of instructor. Offered as needed.
3 Credits

ENL031L Intermediate Listening 1
Develops listening skills and strategies for everyday situations, the workplace, and the academic environment. Designed for intermediate non-native speakers of English. Prerequisite: Completion of assessment and orientation procedures; and successful completion of XELL0722L; or placement by ESL program specialists. F, W, Sp
3 Credits

ENL031P Basic English Pronunciation 1
Introduces basic principles of American English pronunciation. Focuses on developing a pronunciation plan, using a dictionary to pronounce words, pronouncing English vowels and consonants, syllables, word endings, and word stress. Designed for non-native English speakers at the low intermediate level. Prerequisite: ENL022S, ENL022L, ENL022R and ENL022W; and placement by ESOL program specialist; or consent of the instructor. (All prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.) F, W
3 Credits

ENL031R Intermediate Reading 1
Develops reading skills for everyday situations, the workplace, and the academic environment. Reviews and broadens the use of grammar, vocabulary, and strategies for reading. Designed for intermediate non-native speakers of English. Prerequisite: Completion of assessment and orientation procedures; and successful completion of XELL0722R; or placement by ESL program specialists. F, W, Sp
3 Credits

ENL031S Intermediate Speaking 1
Develops speaking skills for everyday situations, the workplace, and the academic environment. Designed for intermediate non-native speakers of English. Prerequisite: Completion of assessment and orientation procedures; successful completion of XELL0722S; or placement by ESL program specialists. F, W, Sp
3 Credits

ENL031T Word Processing for ESL
Introduces word processing basics. Designed for intermediate to high-level non-native speakers of English. Covers setting up and formatting basic documents, using document templates, and introduces more advanced word processing features such as tables and clip art. Prerequisite: Successful completion of B2 Reading/Writing and B2 Listening/Speaking and a score of 34 or higher on the CELSA or placement by an ESL specialist after assessment or consent of instructor.
1 Credits

ENL031V Vocabulary for Medical Careers
Introduces vocabulary used in the medical and healthcare areas. Covers developing an understanding of body systems, their locations, and how each is used in the body. Reviews surgical procedures and pharmacological terms and abbreviations. Includes correct pronunciation for medical terms practicing within the classroom. Prerequisite: Completion of assessment and orientation procedures; successful completion of Level B or placement by ESL program specialists. Offered as needed.
3 Credits

ENL031W Intermediate Writing 1
Introduces the writing of short paragraphs using chronological order, transition words, correct spelling, and punctuation. Designed for intermediate non-native speakers of English. Prerequisite: Completion of assessment and orientation procedures; successful completion of XELL0722W; or placement by ESL program specialists. F, W, Sp
3 Credits

ENL032G ESL Intermediate Grammar 2
Focuses on improving grammatical accuracy in oral and written communication and on improving reading and listening comprehension through greater understanding of grammatical structures. Designed for intermediate non-native speakers of English. Prerequisite: ENL31G with a grade of C or better; and a score of 42 or higher on the CELSA; or placement by an ESOL specialist. Offered as needed.
3 Credits

ENL032L Intermediate Listening 2
Continues to develop listening skills and strategies for everyday situations, the workplace, and the academic environment. Designed for intermediate non-native speakers of English. Prerequisite: Completion of assessment and orientation procedures; and ENL031L with a grade of C or better; or placement by ESL program specialists. F, W, Sp
3 Credits

ENL032P Basic English Pronunciation 2
Introduces basic principles of U.S. American English pronunciation. Focuses on using a pronouncing key, pronouncing English vowels and consonants, rhythm in sentences, intonation in discourse and comprehending connected or rapid speech. Designed for non-native English speakers at the low-intermediate level. Prerequisite: ENL031P with a grade of C or better; or consent of the instructor. Offered as needed.
3 Credits

ENL032R Intermediate Reading 2
Continues to develop reading skills for everyday situations, the workplace, and the academic environment. Reviews and broadens the use of grammar, vocabulary, and strategies for reading. Designed for intermediate non-native speakers of English. Prerequisite: Completion of assessment and orientation procedures; and ENL031R with a grade of C or better; or placement by ESL program specialists. F, W, Sp
3 Credits

ENL032S Intermediate Speaking 2
Continues to develop speaking skills and strategies for everyday situations, the workplace, and the academic environment. Designed for intermediate non-native speakers of English. Prerequisite: Completion of assessment and orientation procedures; and ENL031S with a grade of C or better; or placement by ESL program specialists. Offered as needed
3 Credits

ENL032T Internet for ESL
Introduces basic Internet skills and concepts to low-intermediate to high level non-native speakers of English. Includes an overview of the Internet and related vocabulary, basic Web searching and resource evaluation skills, and beginning and intermediate e-mail skills. Prerequisite: Successful completion of B2 Reading/Writing and B2 Listening/Speaking and a score of 34 or higher on the CELSA or placement by an ESL specialist after assessment or consent of instructor.
1 Credits

ENL032W Intermediate Writing 2
Continues to focus on writing simple narrative and descriptive paragraphs about daily activities and personal experiences. Designed for intermediate non-native speakers of English. Prerequisite: Completion of assessment and orientation procedures; and ENL031W with a grade of C or better; or placement by ESOL program specialists. F, W, Sp
3 Credits

ENL033T Technology for ESL
Introduces basic computer operations to intermediate and advanced non-native speakers of English. Covers using a computer operating system, word processing basics, and basic Internet skills and concepts. Prerequisites: Completion of assessment and orientation procedures or placement by an ESOL program specialist. Offered as needed.
3 Credits

ENL040A Intro Academic Listen/Speaking
Focuses on listening and speaking skills needed in social and academic settings. Introduces note-taking, formal presentations, and conversation management. Designed for non-native English speakers at the intermediate level. Prerequisite: Completion of assessment and orientation procedures; and ENL032L and ENL032S, both with a grade of C or better; or placement by ESOL program specialist. Offered as needed.
3 Credits

ENL041G Intro College Grammar 1
Focuses on improving grammatical accuracy in oral and written communication and on improving reading and listening comprehension through greater understanding of grammatical structures. Designed for high intermediate to low advanced non-native speakers of English. Prerequisite: ENL032L, ENL032R, ENL032S, and ENL032W; or ENL032G; and a score of 47 or higher on the CELSA; or placement by an ESOL specialist; or consent of instructor. (All prerequisite courses must be completed with a score of C or better.) Offered as needed.
3 Credits

ENL041L Intro to Academic Listening 1
Focuses on simple work and community related listening and introduces simple academic listening. Designed for non-native English speakers at the intermediate level. Prerequisite: Completion of assessment and orientation procedures; and successful completion of XELL0732L; or placement by ESOL program specialists. Offered as needed.
3 Credits

ENL041P Intro English Pronunciation 1
Develops principles of U.S. American English pronunciation. Focuses on creating a pronunciation plan, using a dictionary, pronouncing English vowels and consonants, sound and spelling patterns, syllables and word endings, and stress patterns in words. Designed for non-native English speakers at the high-intermediate level. Prerequisite: ENL032S, ENL032L, ENL032R and ENL032W (or corresponding non-credit courses); and placement by ESOL program specialist; or consent of the instructor. (All prerequisite credit courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.) F
3 Credits

ENL041R Intro to College Reading 1
Provides continued development of reading for the transition from life skills reading to academic reading. Broadens the use of grammar, vocabulary, and more complex strategies for reading. Designed for intermediate, non-native speakers of English. Prerequisite: Completion of assessment and orientation procedures; and successful completion of XELL0732R; or placement by ESOL program specialists. Offered as needed.
3 Credits

ENL041S Intro to Academic Speaking 1
Focuses on work and community related speaking skills and introduces simple academic speaking. Designed for non-native English speakers at the intermediate level. Prerequisite: Completion of assessment and orientation procedures; successful completion of XELL0732S; or placement by ESOL program specialists. Offered as needed.
3 Credits

ENL041W Intro to College Writing 1
Provides an introduction to academic writing in English. Focuses on the continued development of paragraph writing and editing. Designed for intermediate, non-native speakers of English. Prerequisite: Completion of orientation and assessment procedures; and successful completion of XELL0732W; or placement by ESOL program specialists. Offered as needed.
3 Credits

ENL042G Intro to College Grammar
Focuses on improving grammatical accuracy in oral and written communication and on improving reading and listening comprehension through greater understanding of grammatical structures. Designed for high intermediate to low advanced non-native speakers of English. Prerequisite: Completion of assessment procedures; and a score of 50 or above on the CELSA; and ENL031G with a grade of C or better; or placement by an ESOL specialist; or consent of instructor. Offered as needed.
3 Credits

ENL042L Intro to Academic Listening 2
Focuses on routine work-related, social and simplified academic listening. Designed for non-native English speakers at the intermediate level. Prerequisite: Completion of assessment and orientation procedures; successful completion of ENL041L or placement by ESOL program specialists. Offered as needed.
3 Credits

ENL042P Intro English Pronunciation 2
Introduces additional principles of U. S. American English pronunciation. Reviews vowels, consonants, syllabication and word stress. Focuses on rhythm in sentences, intonation patterns in phrases and sentences, thought groups, pausing, phrasing, and comprehending rapid, connected speech. Designed for non-native English speakers at the high-intermediate level. Prerequisite: ENL041P with a grade of C or better; or successful completion of XELL0741P; or consent of the instructor. Offered as needed.
3 Credits

ENL042R Intro to College Reading 2
Provides development of reading for the transition from life skills reading to academic reading. Broadens the use of grammar, vocabulary and more complex strategies for reading. Designed for intermediate, non-native speakers of English. Prerequisite: Completion of assessment and orientation procedures; and ENL041R with a grade of C or better; or placement by ESOL program specialists. Offered as needed.
3 Credits

ENL042S Intro to Academic Speaking 2
Develops speaking skills needed in some academic and occupational settings. Focuses on skills needed to gather, synthesize, present and critique information. Designed for advanced, non-native English speakers. Prerequisite: Completion of assessment and orientation procedures. Successful completion of ENL042S or placement by ESOL program specialists. Offered as needed.
3 Credits

ENL042W Intro to College Writing 2
Builds on basic academic writing skills, emphasizing paragraph development and editing in tasks requiring several linked paragraphs. Introduces basic academic essays. Designed for high-intermediate, non-native speakers of English. Prerequisite: Completion of orientation and assessment procedures; and ENL041W with a grade of C or better; or placement by ESOL program specialists. Offered as needed.
3 Credits

ENL099A Effective Reading for ENL
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3 Credits

ENL099B College Reading for ENL
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2 Credits

ENL099C College Txtbk Reading for ENL
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3 Credits

ENL099D Basic Writing for ENL
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4 Credits

ENL099E Fund of Writing for ENL
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4 Credits

ENL099F Intermediate Reading 1
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4 Credits

ENL099G Intermediate Writing 1
English as a Non-Native Langua
4 Credits

ENL099H Intermediate Reading 2
English as a Non-Native Langua
4 Credits

ENL099J Intermediate Writing 2
English as a Non-Native Langua
4 Credits

ENL099K Intro to College Reading
English as a Non-Native Langua
4 Credits

ENL099L Intro to College Writing
English as a Non-Native Langua
4 Credits

ENL099M Academic Vocabulary Building
English as a Non-Native Langua
3 Credits

ENL150A Academic Listening & Speaking
Develops listening and speaking skills needed in academic and social settings. Focuses on strategies, formal language, note-taking, and presentations. Designed for advanced non-native speakers of English. Prerequisite: Completion of assessment and orientation procedures; and ENL040C, ENL041L, ENL041S, ENL042L or ENL042S; or placement by ESOL program specialist. (All prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.) Offered as needed.
3 Credits

ENL151A Jumpstart Academic Lang Skills
Develops the U.S. American academic skills of note-taking, vocabulary and reading skills and knowledge of American academic culture needed to understand college lectures and textbooks. Designed for low-advanced non-native speakers of English who plan to enter college but need to improve their academic language to be successful. Prerequisite: Completion of assessment and orientation procedures; ENL040, ENL041 or ENL042; or placement by ESOL program specialist. (All prerequisite courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.) Offered as needed.
3 Credits

ENL151L ENL Academic Listening 1
Develops listening skills needed in social and some simplified academic settings. Addresses vocabulary development and pronunciation needed to understand speech at a normal speed. Designed for non-native English speakers at the advanced level. Prerequisite: ENL042L with a grade of C or better; or placement by ESOL program specialists. Offered as needed.
3 Credits

ENL151P Adv English Pronunciation 1
Focuses on development of the principles of U.S. American English pronunciation including correct production of English vowels and consonants, word stress, and rhythm. Designed non-native speakers of English at the advanced level. Prerequisite: ENL042P with a grade of C or better; or placement by an ESOL program specialist. Offered as needed.
3 Credits

ENL151R ENL College Reading 1
Introduces extended reading in an academic context. Builds academic vocabulary, reading strategies and cultural knowledge to prepare students for college transition. Designed for non-native speakers of English at the advanced level. Prerequisite: ENL042R with a grade of C or better; or placement by ESOL program specialist. Offered as needed.
3 Credits

ENL151W ENL College Writing 1
Focuses on the development of advanced writing skills for college transition. Reviews paragraph writing and provides continued practice of editing skills. Focuses on academic essay writing and introduces use of outside source material. Designed for non-native speakers of English at the advanced level. Prerequisite: ENL042W with a grade of C or better; or placement by an ESOL program specialist. Offerd as needed.
3 Credits

ENL152L ENL Academic Listening 2
Develops note-taking and listening skills in academic and occupational/professional settings. Focuses on skills required to follow speech between native speakers and take notes on extended discourse. Designed for non-native speakers of English at the advanced level. Prerequisite: Successful completion of ENL151L or placement by an ESOL program specialist. Offered as needed.
3 Credits

ENL152P Adv English Pronunciation 2
Focuses on further applying and adapting the principles of U.S. American English pronunciation to the student's occupational and academic communication. Reviews stress, rhythm, vowels and consonants. Introduces intonation, pitch, and thought groups. Designed for non-native speakers of English at the advanced level. Prerequisite: ENL151P with a grade of C or better; or placement by an ESOL program specialist. Offered as needed.
3 Credits

ENL152R ENL College Reading 2
Develops higher-level academic vocabulary, reading strategies, and cultural knowledge for college transition. Focuses on extended readings in an academic context. Designed non-native speakers of English at the advanced level. Prerequisite: ENL151R with a grade of C or better; or placement by an ESOL program specialist. Offered as needed.
3 Credits

ENL152S ENL Academic Speaking 2
Develops speaking skills used in academic and occupational/professional settings. Focuses on using questioning strategies, formal language, and presentation skills. Designed for non-native speakers of English at the advanced level. Prerequisite: Successful completion of ENL151S or placement by an ESOL program specialist. Offered as needed.
3 Credits

ENL152W ENL College Writing 2
Focuses on expository writing for college. Covers essay writing process, note-taking, outlines, summarizing, paraphrasing, citation, editing, and word choice. Continues practice in the use of outside source material to support main ideas in essays. Designed for non-native speakers of English at the advanced level. Prerequisite: ENL151W with a grade of C or better; or placement by an ESOL program specialist. Offered as needed.
3 Credits

XENL0001A TOEFL Test (Institutional)
Standardized timed test of general English proficiency of non-native speakers; offered once a term in a group testing situation.
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