Welcome to the Northern Virginia Community College Website

Accessibility Navigation:

Course Descriptions

ESL - English as a Second Language

ESL 51


(5.00 CR.)

Prerequisite: An English placement test recommendation for ESL Level 5 or successful completion of ESL 41 or ESL 48. Prepares for college-level writing by practice in the writing process, emphasizing development of thought in essays of greater length and complexity and use of appropriate syntax and diction. Credits are not applicable toward graduation. Lecture 5 hours per week.