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Center for Curriculum and Transfer Articulation
English as a Second Language II: Grammar
Course: ESL020

First Term: 2002 Fall
Lecture   3 Credit(s)   3 Period(s)   3 Load  
Course Type: Academic
Load Formula: S

Description: Second level of English as a Second Language (ESL). Continued emphasis on conversational skills, pronunciation, vocabulary building and grammar with some reading and sentence level writing.

MCCCD Official Course Competencies
1. Identify the parts of speech in a sentence. (I)
2. Use capital letters and punctuation correctly in a written paragraph. (I)
3. Write sentences in which the subjects and verbs agree. (I)
4. Write sentences which combine nouns, main clauses, verbs, and phrases. (I)
5. Edit sentences. (I)
6. Use grammar functions correctly in sentences. (II)
7. Use commonly confused verbs correctly in sentences. (II)
MCCCD Official Course Outline
I. Writing functions
   A. Identifying parts of speech
   B. Using capital letters and punctuation correctly
   C. Making subjects and verbs agree
   D. Combining nouns, main clauses, verbs, and phrases
   E. Writing complete sentences
   F. Writing short paragraphs based on models
   G. Editing sentences
II. Grammar functions
   A. Articles
   B. Imperatives
   C. Pronouns and prepositions
   D. Adjectives
   E. Past (regular and irregular verbs) and future tenses
   F. Count, non-count nouns
   G. Troublesome verbs - have, take, get, do, make
   H. Modals
   I. Comparatives and superlatives
   J. Tag questions
   I. Writing functions
   I. Comparatives and superlatives
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date:  4/23/2002

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