Course Number and Name: ESL 080 ESL Basic Academic Grammar
Credit hours: 4.5 Contact Hours: 4.5 Lecture: 4.5 Lab: N/A Other: N/A
Prerequisites: Grade of “C” or better in ESL 073 AND ESL 074 AND ESL 075 AND ESL 076 AND ESL 077 or placement
Co-requisites: Grade of “C” or better in ESL 080T
Concurrent Courses: Grade of “C” or better in ESL 095 and a writing sample placing the student at the ESL 095 level
Course Description: This course is for students who need to understand basic English grammatical structures for effective communication and self-error analysis and correction. The grammatical structures will be presented on a natural context through informative, high-interest readings, meaningful discussions and follow-up writing exercises.
<!–Course Goals: Upon successful completion of this course, students should be able to do the following:
- recognize the correct use of the rules of grammar in speaking and writing;
- apply the rules of grammar for error analysis and correction; and
- compare and contrast oral and written communication.