American Language (AMLA)

AMLA 1A  College Composition for Non-Native English Speakers

4 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU, UC)
UC Credit Limitation

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. Students may only earn credit for one: AMLA 1A, ENGL 1A, or ENGL 1AM.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Spring 202241207AMLA:1ATR10:45am - 12:50pmA. Bruins66-246
Spring 202241208AMLA:1ATR7:00pm - 8:15pmA. PulidoONLINE-SYNCH

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 202241211AMLA:21SMW9:45am - 11:50amA. Pulido66-209

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.

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Spring 202241214AMLA:24TR12:00pm - 1:05pmNotEntered-XXXX

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.

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 202241221AMLA:32RMW1:00pm - 3:05pmNotEntered-XXXX
Spring 202244739AMLA:32RM1:00pm - 2:30pmONLINE-SYNCH

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 202241222AMLA:33RT8:00am - 9:15amE. CasianONLINE-SYNCH
Spring 202241226AMLA:33RT7:00pm - 8:05pmA. CortezONLINE-SYNCH

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 202241231AMLA:70MW9:45am - 12:20pmE. Casian66-246

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 202241236AMLA:80TR8:00am - 10:35amC. Bellanca66-246
Spring 202241238AMLA:80MW7:00pm - 9:35pmA. PulidoONLINE-SYNCH
Spring 202241239AMLA:80MW9:45am - 12:20pmE. Casian66-246

AMLA 82  American Language Interpersonal Communication

2 Units (Not Degree Applicable)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lecture: 36   
Advisory: AMLA 80

Formerly AMLA 22S
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 202241215AMLA:82MW12:00pm - 1:05pmNotEntered-XXXX

AMLA 90  Accelerated Writing for English Language Learners

5 Units (Degree Applicable, CSU)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lecture: 90   
Prerequisite: AMLA 80 or eligibility for AMLA 90

TermCRNCourse TitleDayTimeInstructorLocation
Spring 202241243AMLA:90MW9:45am - 12:20pmB. Mezaki66-222
Spring 202241245AMLA:90M7:00pm - 9:35pmA. Bruins66-222
Spring 202241250AMLA:90T8:00am - 9:15amB. MezakiONLINE-SYNCH
Spring 202241255AMLA:90T10:45am - 1:20pmA. Cortez66-222

AMLA 92  American Language Formal Speaking

2 Units (Not Degree Applicable)
(May be taken for option of letter grade or Pass/No Pass)
Lecture: 36   
Advisory: AMLA 90

Formerly AMLA 23S
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 202241213AMLA:92MW9:45am - 11:50amA. Pulido66-209
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