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ESOL 0374 / ENGLC 3007401     ESOL Writing IV

Course Description:  In this course English-language students incorporate increasingly sophisticated grammar and vocabulary into longer pieces of writing using process writing techniques appropriate for personal, academic, and professional written communication. Students will develop their college-level writing and focus on idea generation, drafting, organization, revision, and utilization of Standard English. This course carries institutional credit but will not transfer and may not be used to meet degree requirements. Prerequisite: ESOL 0373 or placement by exam.

Learning Outcomes   Upon successful completion of this course, students will be able to:

1.     Compose a variety of texts that demonstrate clear focus, the logical development of ideas, and the use of appropriate language that advances the writer’s purpose.

2.     Determine and use effective approaches and rhetorical strategies for given writing situations.

3.     Generate ideas and gather information relevant to the topic and purpose, incorporating the ideas and words of other writers in student writing using established strategies.

4.     Evaluate relevance and quality of ideas and information to formulate and develop a claim.

5.     Develop and use effective revision strategies to strengthen the writer’s ability to compose college-level writing assignments.

Edit writing to conform to the conventions of Standard English