Chabot College | Spring 2022 Class Schedule

Chabot College • Spring 2022 Class Schedule 18 510.723.6600 • www.chabotcollege.edu ENGLISH INFORMED COURSE SELECTION First Semester English Courses at Chabot College 2021 i li ll ENGLISH 201A/201B Non-Credit • Non-Transferable FREE • Pass/No Pass Not Required for AA/AS Degrees English 201A and 201B are slower-paced college preparatory English classes , FREE to students. Each class is 9 weeks and can be taken in sequence or as a stand alone class. Both include in-class time to practice college-level reading and writing. Students who take 201A and/or 201B, may move into 102 the following semester, or jump ahead into English 1. Students who complete 201A and 201B ZLOO HDUQ D &HUWL¿FDWH RI &RPSHWHQF\ Course and Student Expectations Expect to spend time in and out of class: • Reading and writing about a range of texts, including full-length works • Developing paragraphs and essays • Building active reading habits to understand college-level texts • Moving at a moderate, step by step pace Students who choose English 201A/B: • Prefer learning step by step at a slower pace • Did not get a lot of experience reading and writing in high school • Want to refresh reading and writing skills typically taught in high school • Want a short-term course to practice English skills • Prefer a course that builds English vocabulary and comprehension • Want more time and support before taking college-level English 1 for a letter grade ENGLISH 102 4 units • Non-Transferable Pass/No Pass Not Required for AA/AS Degrees English 102 is an accelerated college preparatory English class designed for students to move, in one semester, into English 1 , and includes in-class time to practice college-level reading and writing. Course and Student Expectations Expect to spend time in and out of class: • Reading and writing about full-length books • Developing academic reading skills, such as analysis and synthesis • Writing academic essays • Moving at a faster pace than English 201A/201B • Building a strong foundation for English 1 Students who choose English 102: • Are motivated to advance quickly • Had limited experience with academic reading and essay writing in high school • Want to refresh reading and writing skills typically taught in high school • Want in-class, hands on practice with citing sources, reading for main points, and writing longer papers about books • Want to establish a stronger foundation in academic reading and writing before taking college-level English 1 for a letter grade ENGLISH 1 4 units • Transferable Letter Grade Only Required for AA/AS Degrees English 1 is a transferable, college- level English course. Students develop advanced reading, writing, and critical thinking skills. Course and Student Expectations Expect to spend time in and out of class: • Reading and analyzing full-length books • Synthesizing ideas from multiple sources as you write an essay • Conducting research, with the support of the instructor Students who choose English 1: • Have solid experience reading books and writing academic essays (from high school or college classes) • Have effective strategies for annotating a text and separating out main points from details • Are aware of how to quote and cite texts • Are comfortable reading 50-75 pages per week or feel ready for the challenge • Are comfortable writing essays of 1500 words (5-7 pages, double- spaced) or feel ready for the challenge NOTE FOR STUDENTS AND COUNSELORS: English 201A/201B and 102 are not prerequisites to taking English 1. They are college-preparatory courses to help students who choose them to be more successful or feel more prepared when taking English 1. If a student does not pass English 201A/201B or English 102, he or she may still move into English 1. Students may also enroll in English 1 with a noncredit support class, English 215. English 215 is FREE. 6WXGHQWV ZKR FRPSOHWH (QJOLVK $ RU % DQG (QJOLVK ZLOO UHFHLYH D &HUWL¿FDWH RI &RPSHWHQF\

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