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ESL 106
ESL Advanced Writing


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 55

AA Discipline:

Lecture Hours:44    Lab Hours:11


Description
Course focus is on organizing and presenting informaiton to serve a specific purpose. Graphic organizers are routinely used to generate ideas. Students use a variety of sentence types and transition words to organize ideas into logical paragraphs with main ideas and supporting details. Students work on editing skills and observe writing conventions of grammar, spelling and sentence structure. This course includes daily discussion, individual and group writing activities, examinations and homework. This course is designed to prepare students for a successful transition to colege-level courses and to develop the behaviors and values relevant to success in higher education and the labor market. Students who successfully complete this course will earn up to three High School 21 credits in English. WAC 180 51-061 CASAS post-test will be given after 45 hours of instruction. Prerequisite: CASAS Reding 221 or above and writing assessment.

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Organize and analyze information and reflect upon its meaning in order to draw sound conclusions.
  • Assess how authors structure text and deploy vocabulary for specific writing purposes and audiences, and apply these strategies to their own writing.
  • Analyze the ways in which purpose and audience shape the construction of a text.
  • Deploy strategies to plan, organize, and structure complex ideas to produce a legible and comprehensible draft.
  • Appropriately moderate vocabulary (including idiom, colloquialisms and cultural references), sentence structure, voice, tone, rhetorical forms, and style for a variety of audiences and purposes.
  • Critically and reflexively evaluate writing and deploy strategies for revising.
  • Use computer technology and learning management systems to access new information, produce written work, and access and submit course materials.

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