Welcome to ESL 10:Language and Literature! The Tenth Grade ESL class is a challenging course, which builds upon the skills developed in ESL 9: Language and Literature. This class will prepare you for English 11 and 12. The main foci are the development of English language skills in conjunction with the development of critical literary analysis skills. Our readings will include Shakespeare, and a special selection of relevant, grade-level novels, short stories, and poems. In addition, we will analyze various documentaries and write a research paper.

This class focuses on the linguistics of English. We will study phonetics, morphology, semantics, syntax and pragmatics. Don't worry if you don't understand these terms: you will. Besides, you know these concepts by other names.

Welcome to ESL 9: Language and Literature! The Ninth Grade ESL class is a challenging course, which builds upon the skills developed in previous ESL classes and programs. This class will prepare you for English 10 or ESL 10: Language and Literature. The main foci are the development of English language skills in conjunction with the development of critical literary analysis skills. Our readings will include Shakespeare, and a special selection of relevant, grade-level novels, short stories, and poems.