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
Spring 202041058AMLA:21STR12:30pm - 1:35pmS. Bjorck66-209

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
Spring 202040566AMLA:22STR1:00pm - 3:05pmL. Giron66-246

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 202041004AMLA:23STR1:00pm - 3:05pmL. Giron66-246

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 202040559AMLA:31RMW1:00pm - 3:05pmA. Del Rosario66-246

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 202040560AMLA:32RTR9:45am - 11:50amA. Del Rosario66-246

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
Spring 202040561AMLA:33RTR7:30am - 9:35amS. Bjorck66-209

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 202043288AMLA:70MW9:45am - 12:20pmE. Casian66-246
Spring 202043289AMLA:70TR7:00am - 9:35amE. Casian66-246
Spring 202043290AMLA:70MW7:00pm - 9:35pmO. Habayeb66-246

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 202043291AMLA:80TR1:30pm - 4:05pmC. Bellanca66-222
Spring 202043292AMLA:80MW10:45am - 1:20pmB. Mezaki66-222
Spring 202043293AMLA:80MW7:00am - 9:35amE. Casian66-246
Spring 202043294AMLA:80TR9:45am - 12:20pmA. Pulido66-209
Spring 202043295AMLA:80TR6:00pm - 8:35pmC. Bellanca66-209

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 202041174AMLA:90MW8:00am - 10:35amA. Pulido66-209
Spring 202041175AMLA:90TR10:45am - 1:20pmB. Mezaki66-222
Spring 202041176AMLA:90MW10:45am - 1:20pmA. Pulido66-209
Spring 202041177AMLA:90TR8:00am - 10:35amB. Mezaki66-222
Spring 202041178AMLA:90MW4:15pm - 6:50pmM. Malley66-222
Spring 202041179AMLA:90TR4:15pm - 6:50pmA. Bruins66-222
Spring 202041180AMLA:90TR7:00pm - 9:35pmA. Bruins66-222
Spring 202041181AMLA:90MW7:00pm - 9:35pmM. Malley66-222
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