ESOL Writing 5

ESOL 0375 / ENGLC 3000701     ESOL Writing V

Course Description:  In this course English-language students use process writing techniques to write academic essays selecting appropriate rhetorical modes, or a combination of modes, to defend and support a thesis or position. Students will focus on strategies and techniques of writing and composition. Open only to non-native speakers. This course carries institutional credit but will not transfer and may not be used to meet degree requirements. Prerequisite: ESOL 0374 or placement by exam.

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

1.     Write a clear, well-organized, multi-paragraph essay using a logical sequence in a prescribed rhetorical mode.

2.     Demonstrate ability to use the writing process by generating ideas, drafting, revising, and editing.

3.     Demonstrate functional vocabulary knowledge in a variety of contexts at a level appropriate for college-level courses.

4.     Write coherent and cohesive sentences in a variety of common patterns.

5.     Recognize and use proper English mechanics.

6.     Demonstrate proficiency in basic skills related to research-based academic writing, such as paraphrasing, summarizing, quoting, and citing sources according to prescribed style guidelines.

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