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EMLS Credit Pathway

 

Credit EMLS Pathway Chart

 

Note: Starting in fall 2024, ESL 373 is replaced by EMLS 20, and ESL 100 is replaced by EMLS 20.

EMLS 30 and 20 are transferrable to the UC and CSU as elective units.

EMLS 10 satisfies the CSU Written Communication (CSU GE Area A2) and UC English Composition (IGETC Area 1A) requirement.

 

COURSE DESCRIPTION

EMLS 10: College Composition for Multilingual Students

UC English Composition (IGETC Area 1A)
CSU Written Communication (GE Area A2)

This course is designed for multilingual students and emphasizes preparing students for the writing and critical reading demands across the disciplines by covering academic genres representative of the college at large. Students receive instruction in expository and argumentative writing, appropriate and effective use of language, close reading, cogent thinking, and research strategies. An additional focus is integrated grammar and academic vocabulary instruction based on needs typical of second-language learners. 

 

EMLS 20: Research Writing for Multilingual Students

(Transferable to UC and CSU)

In this course, multilingual students will develop advanced-level research writing skills while examining the effects of historical, societal, and cultural factors on historically marginalized groups in the U.S. and other countries.

 

EMLS 30: Advanced Critical Reading/Writing for Multilingual Students

(Transferable to UC and CSU)

In this course, multilingual students will examine a variety of academic and literary texts that represent perspectives from English-speaking and multilingual cultures as well as diverse social and cultural traditions in the United States and elsewhere. Students will develop a broader cultural understanding of the multiplicity of cultures in the world which will inform their composition of well-developed expository, compare and contrast, analytical, and argumentative essays.

 

EMLS 372: High-Intermediate Reading/Writing/Grammar for Multilingual Students

In this high-intermediate reading, writing, and grammar course, students focus on the development of academic reading skills with particular focus on comprehension, vocabulary and rate, and the basic essay process, including writing, revising, and editing. There will be an emphasis on complex clause structures and review of intermediate grammar structures and punctuation. This course is designed for multilingual students.

 

EMLS 371: Intermediate Reading/Writing/Grammar for Multilingual Students

In this intermediate reading, writing, and grammar course, students focus on the development of pre-academic reading skills with particular concentration on comprehension, critical thinking, vocabulary, paragraph structure, and introduction to essays, including writing, revising, and editing. There will be an emphasis on verb tenses, the development of varied sentence structures, and a review of low intermediate grammar and punctuation. This course is designed for multilingual students.

 

Credit Conversation and Pronunciation Courses

EMLS 373CP: Advanced Conversation & Pronunciation for Multilingual Students

In this advanced-level oral communication course, the student will be invited to improve speaking, listening, and pronunciation skills necessary for critical thinking in academic, professional and social environments. This is recommended for multilingual students.

 

EMLS 372CP: High-Intermediate English Convers/Pronunciation

In this high-intermediate level oral communication course, students will improve listening, speaking, and pronunciation skills necessary for successful interaction in social, academic, and workplace environments. Recommended for multilingual students and learners of English.

 

EMLS 371CP:  Intermediate Conversation & Pronunciation for Multiling Students

In this intermediate, oral communication course, students will improve listening, speaking, and pronunciation skills necessary for successful interaction in social, academic and workplace environments. Recommended for multilingual students.

 

Credit Grammar Courses

EMLS 300GR: College-Level Grammar Review for Multilingual Students

Advanced multilingual students in EMLS 20 will review a variety of English grammar structures and apply grammar revision strategies to writing.

 

EMLS 373GR: Advanced Grammar Review for Multilingual Students

Advanced multilingual students will review and reinforce their understanding of a variety of English grammar structures and will apply grammar revision strategies to writing.

 

EMLS 372GR: High-Intermediate Grammar Review for Multilingual Students

High-intermediate multilingual students will review and reinforce a variety of English grammar structures.

 

EMLS 371GR: Intermediate Grammar Review for Multilingual Students

Intermediate multilingual students will review and reinforce their understanding of a variety of English grammar structures

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