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The following course information is effective for the Spring 2018 term.

ELI 100 Topics in Academic Enhancement for English Language Learners

This course will help high- intermediate to advanced level English language learners to improve and practice specific language skills, such as pronunciation, vocabulary, or grammar, in an academic or professional context. NOTE: This course may be repeated.

Prerequisite: ELI Accuplacer score of 199 or higher OR College Reading and Writing Readiness

Typically Offered: Offered summer, fall & spring.

Offered Spring 2018: Yes

Open ELI 100 Class Schedule

  • Subject:
    ELI
  • Units:
    4.00

ELI 101 Academic English-Beginning

This course offers intensive academic language instruction at the beginning level to English language learners who want to pursue academic studies in American colleges and universities or who want to practice their careers in the United States. The course is divided into two sections: one focuses on Reading and Oral Skills and the other focuses on Writing and Grammar. However, both sections provide integrated practice and reinforcement for students in all skills--reading, writing, listening, speaking, grammar and vocabulary--as well as American culture and study skills.

Prerequisite: ELI Accuplacer score of 120 or higher; OR College Reading and Writing Readiness

Typically Offered: Offered summer, fall & spring.

Offered Spring 2018: Yes

Open ELI 101 Class Schedule

  • Subject:
    ELI
  • Units:
    6.00

ELI 102 Academic English-Intermediate

This course offers intensive academic language instruction at the intermediate level to English language learners who want to pursue academic studies in American colleges and universities or who want to practice their careers in the United States. The course is divided into two sections: one focuses on Reading and Oral Skills and the other focuses on Writing and Grammar. However, both sections provide integrated practice and reinforcement for students in all skills--reading, writing, listening, speaking, grammar and vocabulary--as well as American culture and study skills.

Prerequisite: Both sections (12 hours) of ELI 101 (C or better); OR ELI Accuplacer score of 171 or higher; OR College Reading and Writing Readiness

Typically Offered: Offered summer, fall & spring.

Offered Spring 2018: Yes

Open ELI 102 Class Schedule

  • Subject:
    ELI
  • Units:
    6.00

ELI 103 Academic English - Advanced I

This course offers intensive academic language instruction at the advanced level to English language learners who want to pursue academic studies in American colleges and universities or who want to practice their careers in the United States. The course focuses on Writing and Grammar. However, it provides integrated practice and reinforcement for students in all skills--reading, writing, listening, speaking, grammar and vocabulary--as well as American culture and study skills.
Note: ELI 103 and ELI 104 are independent courses. ELI 103 is NOT a prerequisite for ELI 104.

Prerequisite: 12 credit hours in ELI 102 with a grade of C or better; OR ELI Accuplacer score of 221 or higher; OR College Reading and Writing Readiness

Typically Offered: Offered summer, fall & spring.

Offered Spring 2018: Yes

Open ELI 103 Class Schedule

  • Subject:
    ELI
  • Units:
    6.00

ELI 104 Academic English - Advanced II

This course offers intensive academic language instruction at the advanced level to English language learners who want to pursue academic studies in American colleges and universities or who want to practice their careers in the United States. The course focuses on Reading and Oral Skills. However, it provides integrated practice and reinforcement for students in all skills--reading, writing, listening, speaking, grammar and vocabulary--as well as American culture and study skills.
Note: ELI 103 and ELI 104 are independent courses. ELI 103 is NOT a prerequisite for ELI 104.

Prerequisite: 12 credit hours in ELI 102 with a grade of C or better; OR ELI Accuplacer score of 221 or higher; OR College Reading and Writing Readiness

Typically Offered: Offered summer, fall & spring.

Offered Spring 2018: Yes

Open ELI 104 Class Schedule

  • Subject:
    ELI
  • Units:
    6.00

ELI 108 Academic Reading and Writing for English Language Learners

This course is designed for English language learners who have been educated in the US or who have lived for many years in the US but who still need to develop advanced academic reading and writing skills necessary to succeed in courses in American colleges and universities. This course will focus on necessary academic reading and writing skills as well as vocabulary enrichment and grammar practice that English language learners need to continue progress in the written forms of their second language.

Prerequisite: ELI Accuplacer score of 235 or higher OR APT score of 80 or higher OR ELI 103 (C or better) OR ELI 104 (C or better) OR ELI 110 OR College Reading and Writing Readiness

Typically Offered: Offered summer, fall & spring.

Offered Spring 2018: Yes

Open ELI 108 Class Schedule

  • Subject:
    ELI
  • Units:
    6.00

ELI 109 Academic Reading and Writing for English Language Learners II

This course is designed for English language learners who have been educated in the US or who have lived for many years in the US but who still need to further enhance their academic reading and writing skills in order to succeed in courses in American colleges and universities. This course is also designed for advanced English Language Learners who have completed other ELI courses but still need additional ELI support in order to gain confidence in their reading and writing abilities. This course will focus on necessary academic reading and writing skills as well as vocabulary enrichment and grammar practice that English language learners need to continue progress in the written forms of their second language. Important study skills will also be practiced. There will be pronunciation practice of key vocabulary and group discussion on a regular basis.

Prerequisite: ELI Accuplacer score of 285 or higher, OR APT - 122 or higher; OR ELI 103 and ELI 104 (both B or better); OR ELI 108, ELI 110, OR ENG 108 (all C or better); OR College Reading and Writing Readiness

Typically Offered: Offered summer, fall & spring.

Offered Spring 2018: Yes

Open ELI 109 Class Schedule

  • Subject:
    ELI
  • Units:
    3.00

ELI 110 Academic English for English Learners - Transitional

This course is the fourth and highest level of intensive English language instruction. All English language skills are integratively taught and practiced: reading, writing, grammar, vocabulary, speaking and listening. The focus is on formal language, study skills and critical thinking skills that will help English learners successfully reach their future academic, professional or personal goals. This course meets the needs of English learners who want to continue their college studies at the College of Lake County, transfer to another college or university, practice their profession in the US or obtain language proficiency for personal reasons. (Please note: Credit hours earned for ELI 110 may not be applied towards a degree and are not transferable to another institution.)

Prerequisite: ELI 103 AND ELI 104 (both C or better) or ELI 108 (C or better) or ELI Accuplacer score of 270 or above or College Reading and Writing Readiness

Offered Spring 2018: Yes

Open ELI 110 Class Schedule

  • Subject:
    ELI
  • Units:
    9.00

ELI 125 Introduction to American College Culture

This course introduces college-level academic strategies and acculturation skills to English language learners with academic goals. Topics will include the organization of higher education systems in the US, the differences and navigation of US grading systems, Western learning and teaching styles, personal and academic support structures within the college, differences in academic requirements and expectations, appropriate classroom behavior and linguistic forms, and healthy and safe acclimation to the academic and social college environment.

Prerequisite: ELI Accuplacer test score of 221 or higher OR APT score of 80 or higher OR College Reading and Writing Readiness Corequisite: ELI 103 or ELI 104 or ELI 108 or ELI 109 or ELI 110

Typically Offered: Offered summer, fall & spring.

Offered Spring 2018: Yes

Open ELI 125 Class Schedule

  • Subject:
    ELI
  • Units:
    4.00


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