American Language (AMLA)

AMLA 1A  College Composition for Non-Native English Speakers

4 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
Lecture: 72   
Prerequisite: ENGL 68 or AMLA 90 or appropriate placement

Engages non-native English students in the reading and writing process with emphasis on college-level reading, critical analysis, research skills, and expository and argumentative composition mindful of purpose and audience while developing an awareness of fundamental principles of cultural competence and linguistic awareness that are inherent in language learning.

AMLA 21S  Accent Reduction

2 Units (Not Degree Applicable)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lecture: 36   

Pronunciation for non-native speakers with emphasis on analysis of individual strengths and weaknesses. Focus on improving articulation, stress, intonation patterns, and listening.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Spring 202142215AMLA:21SMW1:00pm - 2:05pmL. GironONLINE-XXXX

AMLA 22S  American Language Interpersonal Communication

2 Units (Not Degree Applicable)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lecture: 36   

Enhances ability of non-native speakers to communicate in personal and academic situations. Emphasis on grammatical accuracy and sophistication as well as increasing confidence in communication.

AMLA 23S  American Language Formal Speaking

2 Units (Not Degree Applicable)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lecture: 36   
Advisory: Eligibility for AMLA 43W

Enhances the ability of non-native speakers to listen effectively and speak formally. Emphasis is on note taking, outlining, organizing speeches, and verbal articulation of ideas.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Spring 202142220AMLA:23STR1:00pm - 2:05pmL. GironONLINE-XXXX

AMLA 24  Idiomatic English

2 Units (Not Degree Applicable)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lecture: 36   
Advisory: Eligibility for AMLA 42W

Intermediate course in the study of idiomatic language, including common American idioms and proverbs, as used in everyday language situations.

AMLA 31R  American Language Basic Reading

4 Units (Not Degree Applicable)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lecture: 72   
Advisory: Eligibility for AMLA 41W

Basic reading and vocabulary for non-native speakers.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Spring 202142221AMLA:31RTR6:00pm - 8:05pmJ. ThomasONLINE-XXXX

AMLA 32R  American Language Intermediate Reading

4 Units (Not Degree Applicable)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lecture: 72   
Advisory: Eligibility for AMLA 42W

Intermediate reading and vocabulary for non-native speakers.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Spring 202142224AMLA:32RTR7:30am - 9:35amA. Del RosarioONLINE-XXXX

AMLA 33R  American Language Advanced Reading

4 Units (Degree Applicable)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lecture: 72   
Advisory: Eligibility for AMLA 43W

Advanced reading and vocabulary for non-native speakers.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Spring 202142225AMLA:33RMW9:45am - 11:50amE. CasianONLINE-XXXX
Spring 202144013AMLA:33RTR9:45am - 11:50amE. CasianONLINE-XXXX

AMLA 41W  American Language Basic Writing

4 Units (Not Degree Applicable)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lecture: 72   
Prerequisite: Satisfactory score on the English Placement Test or successful completion of noncredit ESL Level 4
Advisory: AMLA 31R taken previously or concurrently

Basic grammar and writing for non-native speakers.

AMLA 42W  American Language Intermediate Writing

4 Units (Not Degree Applicable)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lecture: 72   
Prerequisite: Satisfactory score on the English Placement Test or successful completion of AMLA 41W or noncredit ESL Level 5 or 6 or VESL
Advisory: AMLA 32R taken prior or concurrently

Intermediate grammar and writing for non-native speakers.

AMLA 70  Basic to Intermediate Writing and Reading

5 Units (Not Degree Applicable)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lecture: 90   
Advisory: Placement recommendation into AMLA 70 or completion of ESL Level 4

Basic to intermediate level accelerated writing and reading for non-native speakers with an emphasis on preparation for academic writing, critical thinking, and vocabulary development.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Spring 202142226AMLA:70MTWR7:00am - 9:35amE. CasianONLINE-XXXX

AMLA 80  Intermediate to Advanced Writing and Reading

5 Units (Not Degree Applicable)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lecture: 90   
Advisory: Completion of AMLA 70, placement recommendation into AMLA 80, or completion of ESL Levels 5, or ESL 6, or VESL

Intermediate to advanced accelerated writing and reading for non-native speakers with an emphasis on preparation for academic writing, critical thinking, and vocabulary development.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Spring 202142233AMLA:80MTWR7:00am - 9:35amE. CasianONLINE-XXXX
Spring 202142235AMLA:80MTWR9:45am - 12:20pmC. BellancaONLINE-XXXX
Spring 202142260AMLA:80TR9:45am - 12:20pmA. PulidoONLINE-XXXX
Spring 202142262AMLA:80TR6:00pm - 8:35pmC. BellancaONLINE-XXXX
Spring 202142264AMLA:80TR1:30pm - 4:05pmONLINE-XXXX

AMLA 90  Accelerated Developmental Writing for AMLA

5 Units (Not Degree Applicable)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lecture: 90   
Prerequisite: Successful completion of AMLA 42W or eligibility for AMLA 43W

Develops English language reading, writing, and communicating proficiency while nurturing metacognitive and critical thinking skills in a thematic context to prepare English language learners for college-level course work.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Spring 202142274AMLA:90MW8:00am - 10:35amONLINE-XXXX
Spring 202142277AMLA:90MTWR9:45am - 12:20pmB. MezakiONLINE-XXXX
Spring 202142280AMLA:90MW10:45am - 1:20pmA. PulidoONLINE-XXXX
MW8:00am - 9:05amB. MezakiONLINE-XXXX
Spring 202142326AMLA:90MW4:15pm - 6:50pmM. MalleyONLINE-XXXX
Spring 202142327AMLA:90TR7:00pm - 9:35pmB. MezakiONLINE-XXXX
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