Krista L. Valenzuela

Residential Faculty - ESL/English Faculty

English

Office: 1 - Room: EO-6

480-461-7210

720-727-1750 (mobile)

Office Hours

MondayTuesdayWednesdayThursdayFriday
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM12:00 PM - 1:00 PM4:00 PM - 5:00 PM12:00 PM - 1:00 PM 

Online

 

Online

  
 By appointment By appointment 

Classes Taught

Spring 2024

ESL051 Pronunciation Improvement for ESL Speakers 3 Credits

Individualized pronunciation practice and drills for English as a second language (ESL) speakers.

Prerequisites: Appropriate ESL course placement score, or a grade of C or better in (ESL020, or ESL021, or ESL022, or ESL026), or permission of Instructor.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
32622
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/17/2024 - 05/10/2024
MoWe
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Class Ended

ESL102 English as a Second Language II 6 Credits

Low-intermediate language skills for English language learners to develop reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills. Emphasizes integrated reading and writing skills.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ESL101, or (ESL101AA and ESL101AB), or appropriate placement score, or permission of Instructor.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
32285
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/17/2024 - 05/10/2024
MoWe
9:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Class Ended

ESL110 Beginning to Low-Intermediate English Listening and Speaking 3 Credits

Beginning to low-intermediate English language listening and speaking skills on familiar topics. Focus on the development of an appropriate degree of accuracy, fluency, and spontaneity to allow for interactions appropriate to this level.

Prerequisites: Appropriate ESL placement score or permission of Instructor.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
32287
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/16/2024 - 05/10/2024
TuTh
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Class Ended

ESL140 Beginning to Low-Intermediate English Grammar 3 Credits

Beginning to low-intermediate grammar for English language learners. Emphasis on use of language in familiar contexts.

Prerequisites: Appropriate ESL placement score or permission of Instructor.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
34451
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/16/2024 - 05/10/2024
TuTh
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Class Ended

ESL201 English as a Second Language III 6 Credits

High-intermediate language instruction for English language learners to build proficiency in academic and professional listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Focuses on integrated reading and writing skills.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ESL102, or (ESL102AA and ESL102AB), or appropriate ESL placement score, or permission of Instructor.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
32294
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/17/2024 - 05/10/2024
MoWe
5:45 PM - 8:25 PM

Class Ended

Spring Flex Start 2024

ENG107 First-Year Composition for ESL 3 Credits

Equivalent of ENG101 for students of English as a Second Language (ESL). Emphasis on rhetoric and composition with a focus on expository writing and understanding writing as a process. Establishing effective college-level writing strategies through four or more writing projects comprising at least 3,000 words in total.

Prerequisites: Writing test score or (C or better in ENG091 or ESL097or WAC101) or (B or better in ALT100) or (ALT100 & Corequisites: ENG101LL or ENG107LL or WAC101 or ENG100A+) or (ESL202 & Corequisites: ENG101LL or ENG107LL or WAC101 or ENG100A+).

General Education Designations: First-Year Composition [FYC]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
29023
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
01/30/2024 - 05/10/2024
TuTh
10:30 AM - 11:55 AM

Class Ended

Notes: Zero-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of required online instructional materials for this "Z Class" is $0.

Summer 2024

ESL102 English as a Second Language II 6 Credits

Low-intermediate language skills for English language learners to develop reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills. Emphasizes integrated reading and writing skills.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ESL101, or (ESL101AA and ESL101AB), or appropriate placement score, or permission of Instructor.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
17247
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
05/28/2024 - 07/18/2024
MoTuWeTh
9:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Open

6 of 16
Seats Available

Notes: This class is intensive. In 8 weeks, students will learn the same information that is normally covered in 16 weeks. Students should be prepared to come to class every day and complete homework and study every night. Students should plan to spend 24-36 hours outside of class for studying and completing assignments in addition to class time.

Fall 2024

ESL102 English as a Second Language II 6 Credits

Low-intermediate language skills for English language learners to develop reading, writing, listening, and speaking skills. Emphasizes integrated reading and writing skills.

Prerequisites: A grade of C or better in ESL101, or (ESL101AA and ESL101AB), or appropriate placement score, or permission of Instructor.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
16093
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/19/2024 - 12/13/2024
MoWe
9:00 AM - 11:45 AM

Open

7 of 16
Seats Available

33749

Live Online

Live Online
Lecture
08/20/2024 - 12/13/2024
TuTh
5:45 PM - 8:25 PM

Open

15 of 16
Seats Available

Notes: Live Online classes have sessions that meet online on specific days and times. Attendance in these sessions will be at the discretion of the instructor, and additional work will be required on the student’s own time. Access to a computer or mobile device with Internet connection is required. Before enrolling in their first online class at MCC, students need to view the online orientation and complete the readiness survey on https://www.mesacc.edu/online/get-started for additional information.

Students may contact instructor at: krista.valenzuela@mesacc.edu

ESL110 Beginning to Low-Intermediate English Listening and Speaking 3 Credits

Beginning to low-intermediate English language listening and speaking skills on familiar topics. Focus on the development of an appropriate degree of accuracy, fluency, and spontaneity to allow for interactions appropriate to this level.

Prerequisites: Appropriate ESL placement score or permission of Instructor.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
16094
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/20/2024 - 12/13/2024
TuTh
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Open

4 of 16
Seats Available

Notes: Class 16094 Students may contact instructor at: tiffany.cameron@mesacc.edu

ESL140 Beginning to Low-Intermediate English Grammar 3 Credits

Beginning to low-intermediate grammar for English language learners. Emphasis on use of language in familiar contexts.

Prerequisites: Appropriate ESL placement score or permission of Instructor.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
16095
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
08/20/2024 - 12/13/2024
TuTh
10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

Open

8 of 16
Seats Available

Notes: Class 16095 Students may contact instructor at: krista.valenzuela@mesacc.edu

Fall Flex Start 2024

ENG107 First-Year Composition for ESL 3 Credits

Equivalent of ENG101 for students of English as a Second Language (ESL). Emphasis on rhetoric and composition with a focus on expository writing and understanding writing as a process. Establishing effective college-level writing strategies through four or more writing projects comprising at least 3,000 words in total.

Prerequisites: Writing test score or (C or better in ENG091 or ESL097or WAC101) or (B or better in ALT100) or (ALT100 & Corequisites: ENG101LL or ENG107LL or WAC101 or ENG100A+) or (ESL202 & Corequisites: ENG101LL or ENG107LL or WAC101 or ENG100A+).

General Education Designations: First-Year Composition [FYC]
Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
16088
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lecture
09/04/2024 - 12/13/2024
MoWe
12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

Open

15 of 18
Seats Available

Notes: Low-Textbook-Cost Class: The total cost of the required materials for this course is $40 or less.

Class 16088 Students may contact instructor at: krista.valenzuela@mesacc.edu

ESL298AA Special Projects 1 Credits

Organized and tailored around the interests and needs of the individual student. Structured to provide an atmosphere of individualized research and study paralleled by professional expertise and guidance. Professional-type facilities and equipment available for student use. Allows the best aspects of independent study and individualized learning to be combined to maximize student development.

Prerequisites: Permission of Program Director or Instructor.

Section Location Delivery Dates Days Times Availability
34568
Dobson Campus
In Person
Lab
09/04/2024 - 12/13/2024
We
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Open

16 of 16
Seats Available

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