ESL 261
Low Advanced Listening and Speaking

Course Description

Emphasis on listening comprehension and proficiency in speaking in academic settings; expression of students' ideas using a variety of speaking strategies. Development of vocabulary, pronunciation and note-taking skills.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
00436 ESL 261 5Z ·TWR··· 12:30 PM-02:20 PM Marcy Betlach ONLINE

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2021-06-28 to 2021-08-08.

Footnote Information

ESL-261.05Z: This is an online class that meets each week on scheduled days and times 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

Course Details

3 Units
Three hours lecture (36 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
Non-GE Class
Program Status
Not Program Applicable
Credit - Not Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading


Restricted to students whose native language is not English.
A qualifying score on the English as a Second Language Placement Test or ESL 251.
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