Catalog 2016-2017 
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Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ENGL 093B Beginning English - ESL

5 credits
This course presents basic sentence grammar, the essentials of writing sentences and paragraphs, and an introduction to essays. ENGL 093A  is intended for native speakers of English. 093B is intended for non-native English speakers. The skills developed in these courses are prerequisite to ENGL 099 .

Prerequisites: ABED 046  or equivalent placement test score or instructor permission.

Student Outcomes/Competencies:
Upon successful completion of this course students will be able to:

  • Comprehend, read, and write English at an 11th grade level
  • Create effective topic sentences
  • Write complete and varied sentences with few spelling, punctuation or grammar errors
  • Create effective paragraphs using stages of the writing process
  • Write effective paragraphs using a variety of organizational patterns
  • Explain the concepts of the thesis statement and the five-paragraph essay