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English as a Second Language II: Grammar
Course: ESL020AB

First Term: 2001 Fall
Lecture   1 Credit(s)   1 Period(s)   1 Load  
Course Type: Academic
Load Formula: S

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

MCCCD Official Course Competencies
1. Write compound sentences that include both conjunctions and commas. (I)
2. Write compound sentences in which the subjects and verbs agree. (I)
3. Create an outline for a short paragraph. (I)
4. Use capital letters and punctuation correctly in a written paragraph. (I)
5. Write and edit a short paragraph consisting of simple and compound sentences based on a model that includes a title, topic sentence, and support. (I)
6. Use grammar functions correctly in sentences and paragraph. (II)
7. Use commonly confused verbs correctly in sentences. (II)
MCCCD Official Course Outline
I. Writing Functions
   A. Using capital letters and punctuation
   B. Making compound sentences with conjunctions and commas
   C. Writing complete simple and compound sentences
   D. Making subjects and verbs agree in simple and compound sentences
   E. Combining nouns, verbs, and phrases into simple and compound sentences
   F. Creating an outline for a short paragraph
   G. Writing a short paragraph using simple and compound sentences
   H. Editing written work
II. Grammar Functions
   A. Tenses
      1. Present
      2. Present continuous
      3. Simple past
      4. Past continuous
      5. Future tenses
   B. Infinitives
   C. Articles
   D. Imperatives
   E. Pronouns and prepositions
   F. Adjectives
   G. Count and non-count nouns
   H. Troublesome verbs
      1. Have
      2. Take
      3. Get
      4. Do
      5. Make
   I. Modals
   J. Comparatives and superlatives
MCCCD Governing Board Approval Date:  3/27/2001

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