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ESL 400 Composition for Non-Native Speakers

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Course Description

In this course, students learn to plan, organize, compose, and revise expository essays based on the analysis of complex pieces of writing, both fiction and nonfiction. In addition, students review and follow the conventions of standard written English including punctuation, mechanics, grammar and sentence structure. Successful completion of ESL 400 qualifies students for entrance into ENGL 100.

Units: 5
Degree Credit
Letter Grade Only
  • Lecture hours/semester: 80-90
  • Homework hours/semester: 160-180
Prerequisites: ESL 844 or ESL 924 or appropriate skill level as indicated by placement test score and other measures as needed.
Corequisites: None
Transfer Credit: CSU , UC