American Language (AMLA)

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
Fall 201820020AMLA:21STR12:00pm - 1:05pmE. Hill Enriquez66-209
Fall 201823489AMLA:21ST6:30pm - 8:35pmNotEntered-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.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201820736AMLA:22STR9:45am - 11:50amE. Hill Enriquez66-209

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
Fall 201820737AMLA:23STR9:45am - 11:50amE. Hill Enriquez66-209

AMLA 24  Idiomatic English

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

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201820606AMLA:24TR8:30am - 9:35amE. Hill Enriquez66-209

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
Fall 201820467AMLA:31RMW9:45am - 11:50amN. Stokes26A-2610

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
Fall 201820002AMLA:32RTR9:45am - 11:50amE. Casian66-246

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
Fall 201820004AMLA:33RMW9:45am - 11:50amE. Casian66-246
Fall 201820005AMLA:33RTR7:30am - 9:35amE. Casian66-246
Fall 201820797AMLA:33RTR9:45am - 11:50amNotEntered-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.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201820006AMLA:41WMTWR7:30am - 9:35amN. Stokes26A-2610
Fall 201820007AMLA:41WTR6:45pm - 8:50pmO. Habayeb66-209

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.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201820008AMLA:42WMTWR7:30am - 9:35amN. Stokes26A-2610
Fall 201820010AMLA:42WTR9:45am - 11:50amN. Stokes26A-2610
Fall 201820011AMLA:42WMW9:45am - 11:50amB. Mezaki66-222
Fall 201820012AMLA:42WMW12:00pm - 2:05pmN. Stokes26A-2610
Fall 201820389AMLA:42WMW6:45pm - 8:50pmD. Heinicke66-246
Fall 201824374AMLA:42WMW7:30am - 9:35amS. Bjorck66-222
Fall 201824881AMLA:42WMW12:00pm - 2:05pmM. Malley26D-2210

AMLA 43W  American Language Advanced 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 42W
Advisory: AMLA 33R taken prior or concurrently

Advanced grammar and writing for non-native speakers.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Fall 201820016AMLA:43WMW12:00pm - 2:05pm26D-3280
Fall 201820017AMLA:43WMW9:45am - 11:50amNotEntered-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
Fall 201823681AMLA:90MW12:30pm - 3:05pmE. Casian66-246
Fall 201823682AMLA:90TR8:00am - 10:35amB. Mezaki66-222
Fall 201823683AMLA:90TR10:45am - 1:20pmB. Mezaki66-222
Fall 201824057AMLA:90MW7:00pm - 9:35pmM. Malley66-222
Fall 201824163AMLA:90MW8:00am - 10:35amA. Pulido66-228
Fall 201824340AMLA:90TR7:00pm - 9:35pmM. Malley66-222
Fall 201824378AMLA:90MW12:00pm - 2:35pmB. Mezaki66-222
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