Mar 24, 2018  
College Catalog 2017-2018 
College Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ESL 098 Basic Grammar, Writing and Speaking

Credits: (3EQ)
This is a developmental grammar and writing course for non-native English speakers who need more specific, individualized practice in using grammar for effective written and oral communication in academic settings. It also exposes students to the formal conventions of writing and speaking by providing extensive practice on several aspects of academic writing, including drafting, composing, editing and revising. Students will apply the grammatical and discursive practice necessary in becoming more familiar with all aspects of Standard American English. ESL 098 is designed to complement ESL 115  (ESOL Composition I) and prepare students for the possible cultural barriers and affective issues associated with attending college. This foundational course provides 3 equivalent credit hours towards a fulltime schedule and is based on 3 equivalent credit hours; it carries 0 credit hours of academic credit. Co-requisite(s): ESL 115