Montgomery College 2016-2017 Catalog 
    
    Feb 26, 2020  
Montgomery College 2016-2017 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AELW 930 - American English Language III


The third course for AELP students in a sequence of four courses designed to teach academic writing of American English. Competence in writing unified and coherent paragraphs is developed through intensive grammar review and extensive composition exercises. PREREQUISITE(S): AELW 920  with a grade of C or better or placement by testing required by the College of non-native speakers of English. Additional laboratory required. Five hours each week. Formerly EL 103.

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, a student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of primary sentence parts as well as modifiers, qualifiers, and determiners.
  • Identify the key elements of the essay.
  • Support their ideas with content from a variety of sources and acknowledge these sources.
  • Use grammatically-accurate language including appropriate use of subject-verb
  • Use the elements of the general writing process including brain storming, planning, drafting, writing and editing.
  • Use this writing process to produce unified, coherent, well-crafted paragraphs in a variety of organizational patterns, including but not limited to cause/effect and comparison/contrast. These paragraphs will be a minimum of 150 words in length.
  • Utilize academic register and content-specific vocabulary in writing.


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