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ENG 50


Modern English Grammar


Course Description

This is the first of a two-part sequence (ENG 050/055) designed to prepare students for composition courses. The course content focuses on major grammatical concepts and writing. A grade of 2.0 or better in ENG 050 is necessary to enter ENG 055.

Prerequisites

(A requirement that must be completed before taking this course.)

  • Minimum placement test score of 10 ACT or 35 CPT.

Course Competencies

Upon successful completion of the course, the student should be able to:

  • Identify parts of speech correctly: nouns, verbs, adjectives, adverbs, pronouns, prepositions and conjunctions.
  • Identify sentence parts correctly: subjects, verbs, phrases and clauses.
  • Express complete thoughts using simple, compound, complex and compound/complex sentences.
  • Apply conventional punctuation correctly to all types of sentences.
  • Use a dictionary and thesaurus to identify word types and build vocabulary.
  • Compose well developed paragraphs.
  • Revise paragraphs for coherence, accuracy and clarity.
  • Edit paragraphs for sentence skills: grammar, spelling, punctuation and word choice.
  • Develop critical thinking skills.
  • Develop proficiency in modern grammar.

Course Schedule

  No of Weeks   Begins   
 CourseSectionCourse TitleModeCredit HoursInstructorsFeeSeats Available ⁄Capacity ⁄WaitlistStatusDays-Time-Room

ENGLISH; No of Weeks : 15; Begins : 08/31/2015

 050141500Modern English Grammar 3Harden A 5/28/0Open
M W 08:00AM-09:20AMLA310
 050141501Modern English Grammar 3Maheshwari A 15/28/0Open
T 08:00AM-10:54AMLA310
 050141551Modern English Grammar 3Zorn L 22/31/0Open
T 06:00PM-08:54PMLA465
 050246204Modern English Grammar 3Harden A 19/31/0Open
T R 11:30AM-12:50PMRC675

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