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5E. Popular Music

ColWrit 5E. Popular Music

3 units

American music has come a long way from the blues, now encompassing genres as diverse as jazz, rock and roll, and rap. This course provides an introductory study of these genres of popular music in the U.S. and their influence on American culture. Students will improve not only their language skills but also their understanding of American cultural history, developing and applying analytical and linguistic skills for close listening, interpretation, oral presentation, and synthesis. Don’t miss this chance to practice your English with other music lovers!

Please note, students enrolling in Colwrit/ESL 5E course must take an online placement exam.