ESL 461
Low Advanced Listening and Speaking

Course Description

This course emphasizes listening comprehension and proficiency in speaking in academic settings and the expression of students' ideas using a variety of speaking strategies. Students will develop vocabulary, pronunciation, and note-taking skills.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
26725 ESL 461 1Z ·T····· 08:30 AM-10:20 AM Marcy Betlach ONLINE

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2021-09-20 to 2021-12-10.

Footnote Information

ESL-461.01Z: This is an online class that meets each week on scheduled day and time 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

0 Units
Two hours lecture (24 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
Non-GE Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Non-credit Class
Grading Method
Pass/Fail Grading


This is a noncredit enhanced, basic skills course.
Restricted to students whose native language is not English.
ESL 251 or ESL 451 or a qualifying score on the English as a Second Language Placement Test.
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