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INTL 059 Beginning Grammar

4 credits
This course, for non-native speakers of English who are international students, is designed to improve written and spoken English grammar at the beginner level. This course focuses on developing basic academic grammar, syntax, and vocabulary.

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

Corequisites: INTL 077 , INTL 078  or INTL 084 , INT079.

Quarters Offered: All

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

  • Write clear simple and complex sentences in English, showing some control of basic grammar with 75% accuracy
  • Identify and use the simple present, simple past, and future tenses
  • Identify and use subject-verb agreement with simple and compound subjects
  • Identify and use articles, prepositions, adjectives, and personal pronouns
  • Identify and use count nouns, non-count nouns, and quantifiers
  • Identify and use coordinating and subordinating conjunctions
  • Form and respond to questions
  • Utilize appropriate sentence punctuation 

Total Hours: 40 Lecture Hours: 40