Catalog 2017-2018 
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INTL 077 Beginning Academic Writing

4 credits
This course, for non-native speakers of English who are international students, focuses on writing a properly structured paragraph. The use of simple graphic organizers, basic grammar, and critical thinking skills is emphasized in order to approach composition effectively.

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

Corequisites: INTL 059 , INTL 078  or INTL 084 , and INTL 079 .

Quarters Offered: All

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

  • Compose a variety of complete, correct sentences
  • Edit incorrect and/or incomplete sentences
  • Develop proper topic sentences
  • Brainstorm ideas and write outlines to serve as a basis for paragraph writing
  • Write effective paragraphs with topic sentences, appropriate support, and concluding sentences
  • Write the following types of paragraphs using a variety of simple, compound and compound-complex sentences: narrative, process, persuasive, compare/contrast and cause/effect 

Total Hours: 40 Lecture Hours: 40