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ESL 013
ESL Writing II


Credits: 1- 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 55

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:40    Lab Hours:10


Description
Focuses on the fundamentals of English grammar, and progresses from vocabulary development to sentence-level grammatical instruction and structured paragraphs. Computers are used for editing and proofreading as available. Prerequisite: CASAS score of 211 or higher.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Write and edit narrative descriptions and paragraphs on familiar topics
  • Correctly use commas, question marks, apostrophes and periods in contractions, lists, simple sentences, and questions
  • Demonstrate ability to convey ideas by writing and editing three-point paragraphs with clear introductions and idea development
  • Demonstrate ability to determine the purpose and audience for communicating in writing
  • Follow a highly structured plan to organize a limited number of ideas around familiar topics
  • Use tools such as simplified dictionaries, grammar checklists, and graphic organizers to edit spelling and sentence structure within simple paragraphs
  • Demonstrate computer skills needed to use dictionaries, a spellchecker and a thesaurus

  • Course Topics
  • Letter writing
  • Narrative writing
  • The writing process
  • Descriptive writing
  • Explanatory writing
  • Persuasive writing
  • Expository writing

  • Syllabi Listing See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    ESL 013
    Spring 2010
    E170
    Ellen Harley
    ESL 013
    Winter 2010
    E170
    Ellen Harley
    ESL 013
    Spring 2007
    E170
    Ellen Harley
    ESL 013
    Winter 2007
    E170
    Ellen Harley


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
    X
    X
    X
     
     
    X
    X
    X
     
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.