ENGL0906 English Skills I

This course is designed for students who need to improve their grammar skills to be more effective writers. Students will study basic grammar, its usage, and end punctuation.

Credits

3

Prerequisite

Qualifying score on writing assessment test OR ESOL0831. Basic computer literacy skills required

Course Requirements and Evaluation

Refer to Course Syllabus for detailed information regarding the requirements and evaluation standards for this course. The Course Syllabus will be distributed the first week of the course.

Learning Outcomes

The following outcomes will be addressed in the course: 
Classify parts of speech 
Define the roles parts of speech play in a sentence 
Classify basic sentence patterns 
Classify phrases and clauses 
Identify sentences as simple, compound, or complex 
Combine words, phrases, and clauses to create effective sentences 
Apply end punctuation and capitalization rules to sentences

Text and References

A list of textbooks required for this course is available at the bookstore.

Course Scheduling

The scheduled hours of instruction include sixteen hours for each lecture credit, thirty two hours for each lab credit and forty hours for each credit of supervised occupational experience (SOE). Lecture credit may include formal or impromptu lectures, demonstrations or discussions with the entire class or with small groups or individuals. Refer to the Credit Details section of this course outline for the credit breakdown.

Accommodations Statement

Disability Services assists students with disabilities who need accommodations to access programs, services and college activities.  If this applies to you, please contact the DS Office on your campus to initiate the accommodations process. 
Brooklyn Park Campus - 763-488-2477
Eden Prairie Campus – 952-995-1544

Campus

Brooklyn Park Campus Eden Prairie Campus 952-995-1300

Credit Details

lecture:

3