Contact Information
Chairperson: Dr. Gary Abbott
Dept. Assistant: Jennifer Schafer
Phone: 732.906.2529
Fax: 732.906.4156
Email: GAbbott@middlesexcc.edu
Location: IRC 205
ESL, Languages, and Cultures
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 Contact Information
Chairperson: Dr. Gary Abbott
Dept. Assistant: Jennifer Schafer
Phone: 732.906.2529
Fax: 732.906.4156
Email: GAbbott@middlesexcc.edu
Location: IRC 205

ESL Courses

Reading and Speaking Level 1 Credit: 5 - 5

Course Code: ESL-067

Course Description : An intermediate level course that integrates reading and speaking skills. Students will build upon their academic vocabulary, and further develop basic reading skills of main ideas, purpose, and predictions. They will also continue to develop their ability to discuss their responses to the readings. A "C" is the minimum accepted grade to move to the next level.

Department Description : ESL, Languages and Cultures

  • Credit: 5 - 5
  • Lecture Hours: 5.0
  • Lab Hours: 0.0
  • Studio Hours: 0.0

Prerequisites:

Successful completion of the Continuing Education ESL Academic Preparation or Placement Testing or Permission of the ESL Department Chairperson.

Field Experience :

0.0

Writing and Structure Level 1 Credit: 5 - 5

Course Code: ESL-068

Course Description : An intermediate level course that integrates English structure and writing. Students will develop their grammatical abilities with more complex sentence structures in the context of well-developed and organized paragraphs. A "C" is the minimum grade to move to the next level.

Department Description : ESL, Languages and Cultures

  • Credit: 5 - 5
  • Lecture Hours: 5.0
  • Lab Hours: 0.0
  • Studio Hours: 0.0

Prerequisites:

Successful completion of the Continuing Education ESL Academic Preparation or Placement Testing or Permission of the ESL Department Chairperson.

Co requisites:

ESL-067

Field Experience :

0.0

Reading and Speaking Level 2 Credit: 5 - 5

Course Code: ESL-077

Course Description : An upper intermediate level course that integrates reading and speaking skills. Students will augment academic vocabulary with understanding affixes, and develop paraphrasing and summarizing skills. They will be able to discuss their responses to the readings with increasing clarity and precision. A "C" is the minimum accepted grade to move to the next level.

Department Description : ESL, Languages and Cultures

  • Credit: 5 - 5
  • Lecture Hours: 5.0
  • Lab Hours: 0.0
  • Studio Hours: 0.0

Prerequisites:

Successful completion of ESL-067 and ESL-068 (Writing and Structure Level 1) or approval of the ESL Department Chairperson.

Co requisites:

ESL-078 (Writing and Structure Level 2)

Field Experience :

0.0

Writing and Structure Level 2 Credit: 5 - 5

Course Code: ESL-078

Course Description : An upper intermediate level course that integrates English structure and writing. Students will continue to develop their grammatical abilities with more variety in tenses, and sentence complexity in the context of well-developed and organized short essays. A "C" is the minimum accepted grade to move to the next level.

Department Description : ESL, Languages and Cultures

  • Credit: 5 - 5
  • Lecture Hours: 5.0
  • Lab Hours: 0.0
  • Studio Hours: 0.0

Prerequisites:

Successful completion of ESL-067 and ESL-068 or approval of the ESL Department Chairperson.

Co requisites:

ESL-077 (Reading and Speaking Level 2)

Field Experience :

0.0

Reading and Speaking Level 3 Credit: 5 - 5

Course Code: ESL-087

Course Description : An advanced level course that integrates reading and speaking skills. Students will discuss, evaluate, and synthesize reading texts from a variety of sources. They will develop deeper reading skills such as assessing the validity of arguments and implicit content. A "C" is the minimum accepted grade to move to the next level.

Department Description : ESL, Languages and Cultures

  • Credit: 5 - 5
  • Lecture Hours: 5.0
  • Lab Hours: 0.0
  • Studio Hours: 0.0

Prerequisites:

Successful completion of ESL-077 and ESL-078 (Writing and Structure Level 2) or approval of the ESL Department Chairperson.

Co requisites:

ESL-088 (Writing and Structure Level 3)

Field Experience :

0.0

Writing and Structure Level 3 Credit: 5 - 5

Course Code: ESL-088

Course Description : An advanced level course that integrates English structure and writing. Students will hone their grammatical abilities with greater sophistication and complexity in the context of well-developed and organized essays. A "C" is the minimum acceptable grade to move forward to the next level.

Department Description : ESL, Languages and Cultures

  • Credit: 5 - 5
  • Lecture Hours: 5.0
  • Lab Hours: 0.0
  • Studio Hours: 0.0

Prerequisites:

Successful completion of ESL-077 and ESL-078 or approval of the ESL Department Chairperson.

Co requisites:

ESL-087 (Reading and Speaking Level 3)

Field Experience :

0.0

Reading and Speaking Level 4 Credit: 5 - 5

Course Code: ESL-097

Course Description : An upper level advanced course that integrates reading and speaking skills. In addition to reading evaluation and summary skills, students will read and discuss American culture and higher education expectations. A "C" is the minimum acceptable grade to move to the next level.

Department Description : ESL, Languages and Cultures

  • Credit: 5 - 5
  • Lecture Hours: 5.0
  • Lab Hours: 0.0
  • Studio Hours: 0.0

Prerequisites:

Successful completion of ESL-087 and ESL-088 (Writing and Structure Level 3) or approval of the ESL Department Chairperson.

Co requisites:

ESL-098 (Writing and Structure Level 4)

Field Experience :

0.0

Writing and Structure Level 4 Credit: 5 - 5

Course Code: ESL-098

Course Description : An upper level advanced course that integrates English structure and writing. Students will demonstrate mastery of Standard English structure and grammar in the context of well-developed and organized essays that correctly incorporate information from multiple sources. A "C" is the minimum acceptable grade to move to the next level.

Department Description : ESL, Languages and Cultures

  • Credit: 5 - 5
  • Lecture Hours: 5.0
  • Lab Hours: 0.0
  • Studio Hours: 0.0

Prerequisites:

Successful completion of ESL-087 and ESL-088 or approval of the ESL Department Chairperson.

Co requisites:

ESL-097 (Reading and Speaking Level 4)

Field Experience :

0.0