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Catalog 2016-2017 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

INTL 087 High-Intermediate Grammar

4 credits
This course, for non-native speakers of English who are international students, builds upon and reinforces grammatical concepts taught in INTL 081  while introducing and developing more complex academic grammar, syntax, and vocabulary skills.

Prerequisites: Appropriate score on IEP Placement test, or instructor permission.

Corequisites: INTL 086B , INTL 088 , and INTL 089 .

Quarters Offered: All

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

  • Write clear simple, complex, and compound-complex sentences in English, showing good control of intermediate grammar with 75% accuracy
  • Identify and use passive tenses
  • Identify and use participial adjectives
  • Identify and use modals
  • Identify and use adjective and noun clauses
  • Identify and use gerund and infinitive constructions
  • Identify and use noun and adjective preposition combinations
  • Identify and appropriately punctuate complex sentence constructions