ESL 234
Low Intermediate English as a Second Language

Course Description

Development of English speaking, listening, reading and writing skills at the low intermediate level. Emphasis on explicit grammar instruction, writing a group of topic-related sentences, vocabulary building, pronunciation and discussion of multicultural topics.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
00769 ESL 234 1Z MTWR··· 10:00 AM-12:15 PM Valerie Ormeno ONLINE

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2020-09-21 to 2020-12-11.

Footnote Information

ESL-234.01Z: 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

10 Units
Ten hours lecture (120 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.
Qualifying score on the English as a Second Language Placement Test or ESL 200 with a grade of C or better.
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