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Montgomery College    
 
    
 
  Nov 20, 2017
 
Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog
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ELAI 990 - English Language Advanced Integrated Skills


An advanced integrated skills course in Academic American English for non- native speakers of English. Emphasis on reading and aural comprehension of academic input and appropriate use of academic English in writing expository essays and short responses to readings and lectures. PREREQUISITE(S): ELAW 980  , ELAR 980  , and ELAS 980  with a grade of C or better or AELW 930 with a grade of C or better and AELR 930 and AELS 920 with a grade of D or better or placement by testing required by the college for non-native speakers of English

  Six hours each week. Formerly EL 104, AELW 940.

6 semester hours

SIX EQUIVALENT CREDIT HOURS. NOT APPLICABLE TO A DEGREE OR CERTIFICATE. MAY NOT BE USED TO SATISFY DEGREE REQUIREMENTS. NOT INCLUDED IN GPA CALCULATION.

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, students will be able to:

  • Apply reading skills to understand the content of college level texts.
  • Use target academic vocabulary appropriately.
  • Use critical thinking skills to paraphrase, summarize, synthesize and respond to information from multiple readings including charts and graphs orally and/or in writing.
  • Demonstrate control of a variety of sentence structures, with academic vocabulary and collocations appropriate for college-level writing.
  • Produce a variety of multi-paragraph compositions of at least 400 words, both inside and outside of class, with well-developed explanations, descriptions, examples, and details with unity and coherence.
  • Use sources to support ideas by using signal phrases, direct quotes, and paraphrased language when incorporating the words or ideas of others.
  • Identify, locate and edit errors in grammar and punctuation.
  • Use a variety of listening skills to comprehend lectures and other video/audio sources.
  • Speak easily and articulately, self- correcting pronunciation and speech patterns for successful communication in academic settings.


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