ESL 434
Low Intermediate English as a Second Language

Course Description

This course focuses on the development of English speaking, listening, reading, and writing skills at the low intermediate level. Emphasis will be placed on explicit grammar instruction, writing a group of topic-related sentences, vocabulary building, pronunciation, and discussion of multicultural topics.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
47731 ESL 434 01Y M·W···· 10:00 AM-12:15 PM Kathy Flores L34
·T·R··· 10:00 AM-12:15 PM ONLINE

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2024-04-08 to 2024-06-28.
ESL 434.01Y: NONCREDIT HYBRID, meets on-campus and online. This class meets each week on campus and online as noted in the class listing. Students must have access to a computer, the internet and an individual email address. Most De Anza classes will use the Canvas course management system. We recommend a laptop or desktop computer to successfully complete the course; a tablet or phone may not be adequate for all assignments and tests. Information about Canvas and Online Education Orientation can be found in Canvas on the Student Resources page: The Student Online Resources hub with extensive information and tips can be found at . This noncredit class mirrors the credit class ESL 234. Noncredit courses are intended to gain general knowledge, learn a new skill, upgrade existing skills or enrich understanding of a wide range of topics. This class is non-transcriptable and cannot be used to earn an associate degree nor be used as transfer. You can earn a non-transcriptable vocational certificate upon completion. This is a 12-week class.

Course Details

0 Units
  • Weekly Lecture Hours: 10
  • Weekly Lab Hours: 0
Gen Ed
Non-GE Class
Program Status
Not Program Applicable
Non-credit Class
Grading Method
Pass/Fail Grading

General Course Statement

General Statement
NONCREDIT: (This is a noncredit enhanced, basic skills course.)

Requisite and Advisory

Qualifying score on the English as a Second Language Placement Test; or ESL D200. (or ESL D400.) with a grade of C or better

Limitations on Enrollment and Entrance Skills

Entrance Skills
Restricted to students whose native language is not English.
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