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Montgomery College    
 
    
 
  Sep 25, 2017
 
Montgomery College 2017-2018 Catalog
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ELAW 980 - English Language Academic Writing II


The second course in a sequence of two courses designed to teach academic writing of American English to non- native speakers of English. Emphasis on appropriate use of a variety of sentence structures, complex verb forms, modifiers, and punctuation, and ability to produce content based and expository multi-paragraph compositions in and out of class and short responses to academic readings. Additional laboratory required. PREREQUISITE(S): ELAW 970  or AELW 970 with a grade of C or better or placement by testing required by the College of non-native speakers of English. Five hours each week. Formerly EL 103, AELW 930.

5 semester hours

FIVE 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:

  • Write sentences and paragraphs using appropriate grammar, vocabulary, and sentence structures .
  • Write clear, coherent compositions and responses to texts, using a variety of academic grammar structures and vocabulary.
  • Paraphrase ideas from sources to support ideas in writing.
  • Use the writing process to produce well-organized content-based paragraphs and multi-paragraph compositions both in timed in class assignments and outside of class.
  • Proofread and edit for grammatical accuracy, unity and coherence.
  • Paraphrase and write summary/responses to readings, appropriately acknowledging sources.
  • Independently use digital devices to produce and edit multi-paragraph documents and to interact and collaborate with professors and classmates.


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