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Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
Beginning to Low-Intermediate English Grammar
Course: ESL140

First Term: 2023 Fall
Lecture   3.0 Credit(s)   3.0 Period(s)   3.0 Load  
Subject Type: Academic
Load Formula: S- Standard

Description: Beginning to low-intermediate grammar for English language learners. Emphasis on use of language in familiar contexts.

MCCCD Official Course Competencies
1. Demonstrate comprehension of language that uses beginning to low-intermediate grammatical structures. (I-V)
2. Use appropriate grammar to communicate in familiar contexts. (I-VII)
3. Generate multimodal texts using beginning to low-intermediate sentence structures and appropriate conventions. (I-VII)
4. Recognize verb tenses and aspects, and moods. (V)
5. Identify appropriate grammar resources and tools. (VII)
MCCCD Official Course Outline
I. Parts of speech
   A. Nouns
   B. Pronouns
   C. Adjectives
   D. Verbs
   E. Adverbs
   F. Prepositions
   G. Conjunctions
   H. Interjections
   I. Determiners
II. Subject verb agreement
III. Types of sentences
   A. Simple
   B. Compound
IV. Conventions
   A. Punctuation
   B. Capitalization
   C. Spelling
V. Verb tenses and aspects, and mood
   A. Verb Tense
      1. Past
      2. Present
      3. Future
   B. Aspect
      1. Simple
      2. Progressive
   C. Mood
      1. Indicative
      2. Imperative
      3. Interrogative
VI. Text development
   A. Planning
   B. Organizing
   C. Drafting
   D. Revising
   E. Editing
VII. Grammar resources and tools
   A. Grammar tools
   B. Translation tools
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date: March 28, 2023

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