ESOL0841 Grammar/Writing IV

Develop college writing skills. Students work on more complex grammar, editing, and academic writing, using the standards of written American English. Classes utilize a computer lab to practice writing, word processing, editing, and other basic computer skills.

Credits

5

Prerequisite

Qualifying score on ESL reading assessment test OR ESOL0831 and ESOL0832 and ESOL0833 with a grade of "C" or better

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:
Write at the essay level
Write in response to readings
Produce various types of writing such as descriptive, expository, and persuasive
Demonstrate effective real-time writing
Produce writing with clear introduction, body, and conclusion
Utilize a variety of cohesive devices (transitions, pronouns, etc.) within and between paragraphs
Write grammatically correct sentences of varying patterns
Edit written work
Demonstrate effective use of the writing process
Demonstrate use of auxiliary resources such as dictionary, thesaurus, and computer tools in the writing process
Apply standard mechanics
Demonstrate basic word processing skills
Demonstrate effective email skills
Apply standard formatting
Demonstrate basic computer skills

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:

5