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College Writing 7. English Language Studies: American Language and Culture

Colwrit/ESL 7: English Language Studies: American Language and Culture

Three-week Session: Monday, 17 July – Friday, 4 August 2017

Would you like to enhance your language skills and knowledge of American culture? In each course in this series, students gain an understanding of U.S. culture through reading, note-taking, discussion, writing, and fieldwork. Each course focuses on a particular aspect of American popular culture as well as its historical roots and examines film, fiction, and nonfiction readings. Suitable for non-native speakers of English only.

  • Units: 1 Unit
  • Prerequisites: None
  • Grades: This course may be taken Pass/No Pass only.
  • 2017 Course Fees: To be announced. Please see the Berkeley Summer registration fees page for further details.
  • Course may be repeated for credit.


7A: American Culture through the Media

7B: The Beat Generation

7D: Food Politics and Production in the U.S.

7E: The Greening of America: Environmental Issues

7G: City and Community

 7J: California Culture

 7K: Understanding American Culture through Humor