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ESL I-Writing with Oral Practice
Course: ESL012

First Term: 2001 Fall
Lecture   3 Credit(s)   3 Period(s)   3 Load  
Subject Type: Academic
Load Formula: S

Description: Emphasis on basic conventions of writing in English. Includes introduction to the alphabet, capitalization, punctuation, and simple sentence structure.

MCCCD Official Course Competencies
1. Write American English alphabet in upper- and lowercase manuscript and cursive. (I)
2. Recite American English alphabet with word examples of sounds. (I)
3. Use end marks, commas, other punctuation, and capital letters appropriately in simple sentences. (I)
4. Write simple sentences in present and past tenses. (II)
5. Recite simple sentences in present and past continuous. (II)
6. Write questions in present and past tenses. (III)
7. Ask and answer questions in present and past tenses. (III)
8. Use question words appropriately in speech and writing. (III)
9. Use tag questions appropriately in speech and writing. (III)
MCCCD Official Course Competencies must be coordinated with the content outline so that each major point in the outline serves one or more competencies. MCCCD faculty retains authority in determining the pedagogical approach, methodology, content sequencing, and assessment metrics for student work. Please see individual course syllabi for additional information, including specific course requirements.
MCCCD Official Course Outline
I. Conventions of literacy
   A. The American English alphabet with sound/symbol correspondence
      1. Manuscript-upper- and lowercase
      2. Cursive-upper- and lowercase
   B. Capitalization in sentences
   C. End marks
   D. Commas
   E. Other punctuation
II. Writing and recitation of simple sentences
   A. Sentences with simple present verbs
   B. Sentences with present continuous verbs
   C. Sentences with simple past verbs
   D. Sentences with past continuous verbs
III. Writing, asking, and answering questions
   A. Questions with simple present
   B. Questions with present continuous
   C. Questions with simple past
   D. Questions with past continuous
   E. Question words-who, how, why, what, which, where, when
   F. Tag questions
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date:  3/27/2001

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